January 22, 2016 - 6:45 AM EST
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PowerSecure Deploys Approximately 200 Electrical Line Crew Members and Readies Backup Power for Customers as Snow and Ice Storm Hits Eastern United States

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- PowerSecure International, Inc. (NYSE: POWR) today announced that the company has, at the request of its utility partners, dispatched approximately 200 electrical line crew members and associated equipment, including engineers and damage assessment teams, to assist with the restoration of electric service following the severe winter storm moving through the Eastern United States.

In addition, PowerSecure's Interactive Distributed Generation® (IDG®) power systems are designed to protect customers' critical facilities from service interruptions, data loss, down time and product spoilage. PowerSecure's IDG monitoring team has been in "storm mode" as this storm approached, conducting additional system tests and topping off fuel. They will continue to protect customers as the storm potentially disrupts utility power in coming days.

"We stand ready to serve our utility customers in safely and quickly restoring power following any outages from this powerful winter storm," said Sidney Hinton, chief executive officer of PowerSecure.

"In addition, our vital backup power solutions allow our commercial and industrial customers to avoid significant business losses and remain open to serve their communities during disruptions to the power grid," Hinton added.

About PowerSecure

PowerSecure International, Inc. is a leading provider of utility and energy technologies to electric utilities, and their industrial, institutional and commercial customers.  PowerSecure provides products and services in the areas of Interactive Distributed Generation® (IDG®), solar energy, energy efficiency and utility infrastructure. 

The company is a pioneer in developing IDG® power systems with sophisticated smart grid capabilities, including the ability to 1) forecast electricity demand and electronically deploy the systems to deliver more efficient, and environmentally friendly, power at peak power times, 2) provide utilities with dedicated electric power generation capacity to utilize for demand response purposes and 3) provide customers with the most dependable standby power in the industry.  Its proprietary distributed generation system designs utilize a range of technologies to deliver power, including renewables. 

The company's energy efficiency products and services include energy efficient lighting solutions that utilize LED technologies to improve lighting quality, and the design, installation and maintenance of energy conservation measures which we offer, primarily as a subcontractor, to large energy service company providers, called ESCOs, for the benefit of commercial, industrial and institutional customers as end users and directly to retailers.

PowerSecure also provides electric utilities with transmission and distribution infrastructure maintenance and construction services, and engineering and regulatory consulting services.  Additional information is available at www.powersecure.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of and made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are all statements other than statements of historical facts, including but not limited to statements relating to its ability to serve its customers during storms, the reliability of its IDG systems and all other statements concerning the plans, intentions, expectations, projections, hopes, beliefs, objectives, goals and strategies of management, including statements about other future financial and non-financial items, performance or events and about present and future products, services, technologies and businesses; and statements of assumptions underlying the foregoing.

Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are difficult to predict and could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed, projected or implied by such forward-looking statements. Important risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, the reliability of the Company's IDG systems and other risks, uncertainties and other factors identified from time to time in its reports filed with or furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the company's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, as well as subsequently filed reports on Form 10-Q and Form 8-K, copies of which may be obtained by visiting the investor relations page of the company's website at www.powersecure.com or the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

Accordingly, there is no assurance that the results expressed, projected or implied by any forward-looking statements will be achieved, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof and are based on the current plans, goals, objectives, strategies, intentions, expectations and assumptions of, and the information currently available to, management. The company assumes no duty or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason, whether as the result of changes in expectations, new information, future events, conditions or circumstances or otherwise.


John Bluth

PowerSecure International, Inc.

(919) 453-2103

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SOURCE PowerSecure International, Inc.

Source: PR Newswire (January 22, 2016 - 6:45 AM EST)

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