Ener1 Announces Intention to Restate Financial Results

Restatements Will Have No Impact on Company's Current or Previously Stated Cash Position or Cash Flows

Aug 16, 2011, 08:30 ET from Ener1, Inc.

NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ener1, Inc. (NASDAQ: HEV), announced today that the company will be restating its financial statements for the period included in an amended annual report on Form 10-K/A for the year ended December 31, 2010, as well as an amended Form 10-Q/A for the quarter ended March 31, 2011.

The company will restate its financial statements to reflect as of December 31, 2010 the impairments of its investment in Think Holdings (which had previously been recorded in the first quarter of 2011), its accounts receivable with Think Global and its loans receivable with Think Holdings, including accrued interest.  The restatement will also reflect the corrected accounting for revenue recognized in connection with transactions with Think Holdings and Think Global during the year ended December 31, 2010 and the three months ended March 31, 2011, the impact these adjustments have on the fair value of financial instruments and to adjust the elimination of certain intercompany receivables. 

All of the restatements involve non-cash items and will have no impact on the company's current or previously stated cash position or cash flows.  A current report on Form 8-K that further describes the restatement of the company's financial statements has been filed and is available on the company's web site at www.ener1.com.

About Ener1, Inc.

Ener1, Inc. is a publicly traded (NASDAQ: HEV) energy storage technology company that develops compact, lithium-ion-powered battery solutions for the utility grid, transportation and industrial electronics markets.  Headquartered in New York City, the company has nearly 700 employees with manufacturing locations in the United States and Korea.  Ener1 also develops commercial fuel cell products and nanotechnology-based materials.  For more information, visit Ener1's web site at www.ener1.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

Certain statements made in this press release constitute forward-looking statements that are based on management's expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. Words such as "expects," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "scheduled," "estimates" and variations of these words and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results and trends may differ materially from what is forecast in forward-looking statements due to a variety of factors. All forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and the company does not undertake any obligation to update or publicly release any revisions to forward-looking statements to reflect events, circumstances or changes in expectations after the date of this press release.

MEDIA & INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT: Brian Sinderson 212.920.3500 X117 brian.sinderson@ener1.com

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