MicroPlanet Smart Grid Technology Deployed by US Coast Guard



    
    Company: MicroPlanet Technology Corp.
    Stock Listing: MP: TSXV
    Stock Listing (US): MCTYF: OTC
    Web Site: www.microplanet.com
    

    SEATTLE, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - MicroPlanet (MP:TSXV & MCTYF:OTC), a smart grid,
energy conservation company, announced today the deployment of MicroPlanet's
smart grid technology for the US Coast Guard. The US Coast Guard ("USCG") has
placed an order to install MicroPlanet voltage management systems as a cost
effective way to save energy, improve power quality and reduce greenhouse
emissions for their facilities in Hawaii.
    Bruce Lisanti, President and CEO of MicroPlanet said, "The USCG
commitment to energy conservation and sustainability practices represents a
large scale commercial opportunity for MicroPlanet's Smart Grid technology. We
look forward to working with them to deploy our voltage management systems on
USCG facilities throughout the USA over the next few years to help them meet
their energy conservation objectives."
    "The US Coast Guard's deployment follows the recent decision by US
Marines Corps base in Hawaii to deploy MicroPlanet's smart grid technology,"
said Lisanti. "The Company continues to extend its reach in agencies like
Homeland Security and the Department of Defense (DOD) where the commitment to
energy efficiency is a high priority."
    MicroPlanet's Smart Grid technology improves power quality at the point
of delivery and dynamically raises or lowers and balances incoming voltage to
optimal and constant desired set point as well as substantially reduce
electricity usage.

    About MicroPlanet Technology Corp.

    MicroPlanet Technology Corp. is a smart grid, energy conservation
company, whose technology improves power quality and saves electric energy by
the dynamic management of incoming voltage to a home or business. In
commercial and residential building installations, MicroPlanet products have
been proven to significantly reduce electric bills, maintenance costs and
greenhouse gases. Installation of MicroPlanet products for utilities has
improved utility services and facilitates the integration of renewable energy
sources, including solar and wind, to the power grid. MicroPlanet is based in
Seattle, WA and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) trading under
the stock symbol: MP. MicroPlanet's website is www.microplanet.com.

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For further information:

For further information: MicroPlanet Company Contacts: Bruce Lisanti,
President & CEO, Tel: (206) 625-0851, Fax: (206) 625-0999,
blisanti@microplanet.com; MicroPlanet Investor Relations: Gerry Wimmer,
INVESTORFILE.com, Tel: (416) 360-8895, Toll Free: 1-888-894-8222,
gwimmer@investorfile.com

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