Lois Paul & Partners Expands Clean Tech Practice

Public Relations Firm Secures New Accounts in Smart Grid and Automotive Industries

Oct 26, 2010, 13:15 ET from Lois Paul & Partners

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Lois Paul & Partners (LP&P), a provider of strategic communications services uniquely designed to achieve the business goals of technology, healthcare, and clean tech companies, today announced the addition of two new clients under its clean tech practice.

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Both clients, Echelon and Scuderi Group, are trailblazers within their respective industries, bringing market-disrupting technology to the clean tech sector, such as an application framework that injects intelligence into the part of the electrical grid that sits between the transformer and consumers, and unimaginable efficiencies and emission reductions to the transportation market. Through technical innovation, both companies are helping to reduce the footprint of global energy consumption on the environment. The new clients include:

  • Echelon Corporation (Nasdaq: ELON) – based in San Jose, Calif., Echelon is leading the worldwide transformation of the electricity grid into a smart, communicating energy network. Echelon's NES System -- the control networking infrastructure for the smart grid -- enables intelligent distributed control applications and devices that deliver maximum reliability, survivability and responsiveness. Through the ECoS platform, the NES system provides an open and secure application framework for monitoring and controlling devices at the edge of the grid. Echelon's LonWorks® Infrastructure products extend the smart grid into smart buildings factories, homes and other systems to monitor and save energy; lower costs; improve productivity; and enhance service, quality, safety, and convenience.

  • Scuderi Group, LLC – based in West Springfield, Mass., with offices in Frankfurt, Germany, Scuderi Group has developed a revolutionary engine technology anticipated to replace the standard internal combustion engine in transportation vehicles of all kinds, including cars, trucks, lawnmowers, boats, agriculture equipment, etc. Boasting more than 50 percent efficiency gains and reducing NOx emissions by 80 percent, the Scuderi engine is expected to be the most significant improvement in engine technology in more than 130 years. Scuderi Group has secured $65 million in funding to date and holds more than 400 patents worldwide.

"Over the past five years, we have built an impressive clean tech portfolio that includes renewable energy, alternative fuels and power management technologies," said Lois Paul, president and founder of LP&P. "Echelon and Scuderi Group are both bringing revolutionary green technology to global markets and LP&P has the technical expertise and industry foresight to help them accomplish their communications goals successfully."

Recent clients within the LP&P clean tech portfolio include Skyonic Corporation, Array Technologies, Meridian Solar and CleanFUEL USA.

About Lois Paul & Partners, LLC  

For over 24 years, LP&P has helped clients meet their business goals through our proactive and creative communications programs. As a leading agency that offers strategic communications services to technology, healthcare, and clean tech companies, LP&P integrates traditional PR with digital communications programs to help clients engage new communities of influencers. With a value-focused, integrity-based approach, LP&P aggressively pursues opportunities that drive awareness, promote thought leadership and deliver compelling messages to the right audiences, helping clients differentiate themselves from competitors and gain visibility and credibility in crowded markets.

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