|Paves Way for Commercialization of "HUB" Installations with Secure Home Power, Storage and Grid Connection Capabilities
NEW CASTLE, Pa., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power™ International, Inc. (OTCQB: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead*-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced today that its Residential Energy Storage Hub ("HUB"), which was introduced in September at the CEDIA EXPO and won awards there, has achieved certification to UL1741, IEEE 1547 and Canadian Standards Association (CSA) safety standards. The certification will effectively allow the HUB to be marketed and installed throughout North America. The UL 1741 Standard covers converters, inverters, controllers and interconnection system equipment for use with distributed energy resources. Going forward, all Axion "HUB" units will bear labeling attesting to the certifications.