Boston-Power Named to 2010 Cleantech Group Global Cleantech 100

Boston-Power, Inc., the rapidly growing provider of next-generation lithium-ion batteries, announced that it has been named to the Global Cleantech 100 for the second consecutive year. Produced annually by the Cleantech Group, in collaboration with the Guardian News and Media, the 2010 Global Cleantech 100 highlights the most promising private clean technology companies from around the globe that are poised to make a significant market impact.

Chosen from more than 4,600 nominations encompassing over 50 countries, the full list of winners was revealed at Cleantech Forum New York, held this week at the Grand Hyatt New York.

Drawing on the collective wisdom of the global clean technology community, the Cleantech Group and the Guardian sought to identify clean technology companies most likely to achieve high growth and high market impact while delivering significant environmental benefit. Judges identified companies excelling in three key areas – Innovation, Market and Ability.

Additional Boston-Power Environmental Recognitions

* A Top 10 Clean Technology Company on The Wall Street Journal’s “Next Big Thing” list
* World Economic Forum 2010 Technology Pioneer
* 2010 Boston Business Journal Green Award winner
* Northern Europe’s Top Sustainability Award
* 2009 Cleantech Group Global Cleantech 100

Boston-Power, Inc. is an award-winning provider of next-generation lithium-ion battery technology. Designed to fuel a wide range of applications, its flagship offering, Sonata®, serves as the foundation for a new era of longer lasting, faster charging, safer and environmentally sustainable notebook computer batteries.

The company’s Swing™ product delivers unmatched capabilities for Plug-In Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles (PHEV/BEV), and utility energy storage applications. Founded in 2005 and with more than 120 patents filed, Boston-Power is led by Founder and CEO Dr. Christina Lampe-Önnerud, an internationally recognized innovator, entrepreneur and technology advisor with regard to portable power, energy storage and climate change.

To date, the company has raised $191 million in venture funding and has earned accolades for its executive leadership and technology from organizations that include The Wall Street Journal, the World Economic Forum, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year and the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA). Boston-Power is headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, and has Six Sigma-level mass manufacturing operations in Asia.

Boston-Power®, Sonata® and Swing™ are trademarks of Boston-Power, Inc. Other brand names or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.