Company: MicroPlanet Technology Corp. Stock Listing: MP:TSXV Stock Listing (US): MCTYF: OTC Web Site: www.microplanet.com
SEATTLE, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - MicroPlanet, (MP:TSXV & MCTYF:OTC) a smart grid energy conservation company, announced today that the Company will supply its smart grid products to the Hawaii Army National Guard to reduce energy consumption and improve power quality. The National Guard will take delivery of MicroPlanet's multi-phase voltage optimization equipment for installation at on-base facilities in Hawaii.
The National Guard joins the US Coast Guard and US Marines in deploying MicroPlanet's smart grid products in Hawaii. "The isolated electric grid in the Hawaiian Islands, creates a high electricity cost environment that has inherent power quality issues which present an ideal operating environment to capitalize on the benefits of MicroPlanet's smart grid products," said Brett Ironside, CEO & President of MicroPlanet. "By optimizing voltage delivered to on-base facilities, power consumption will decrease, power quality will increase, and overall costs and greenhouse gas emissions will fall."
MicroPlanet has invested a significant amount of time and resources to attract business from Government agencies that have mandates to become more energy efficient. "To enhance our sales strategy, MicroPlanet smart grid products are now listed on the United States government's General Services Administration ("GSA") website as an approved component which supports the U.S. federal government's energy conservation strategy. Through the GSA schedule and website, MicroPlanet products are available to all U.S. federal government purchasing agents at a preferred price," said Ironside.
About MicroPlanet Technology Corp.
MicroPlanet Technology Corp. smart grid energy management solutions improve power quality and save energy by dynamically managing incoming voltage to a home or business through the use of patented, advanced power electronics. MicroPlanet's technology has been deployed in seven countries by more than 20 utilities, the U.S. military and multiple commercial customers to save energy, improve power quality and grid efficiency and to facilitate the integration of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind. MicroPlanet is based in Seattle, WA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) trading under the stock symbol: MP. www.microplanet.com.
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