Solomon Awarded $250K Prototype Contract

DANBURY, Conn., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Solomon Technologies, Inc. (OTC: SOLM) announced today that its Power Electronics Division has been awarded a contract to develop a prototype high energy power supply system, valued at approximately $250,000, to be used in next generation medical diagnostic and treatment equipment. Solomon's proprietary Cobalt 15 product technology offered the important combination of high reliability, flexible design and cost competitiveness required by the customer. Once the prototype is approved for production, Solomon's Technipower subsidiary expects to provide regular deliveries to the customer's schedule.

Jack Worthen, President of the Power Electronics Division said, "This new development project is another example of how Solomon's core technology is adaptable to so many cutting edge applications, in this case supporting quality-of-life issues in the medical arena. We believe our technology will bring significant benefits to Solomon as we bring this new application into production and expand the resulting product into other parallel markets."

Mr. Worthen continued, "We believe that the uniqueness of the underlying Cobalt 15 technology and design coupled with the broad array of benefits it brings to our customers will provide Solomon with significantly expanded sales opportunities."

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Solomon Technologies, Inc., through its Motive Power and Power Electronics divisions, develops, licenses, manufactures and sells precision electric power drive systems, including those utilizing its patented Electric Wheel(R), Electric Transaxle(TM) and hybrid and regenerative technologies as well as direct current power supplies and power supply systems requiring high levels of reliability and ruggedness for defense, aerospace, marine, commercial, automotive, hybrid electric and all electric vehicle applications.

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