Ideal Power Wins Critical European Patent for Its Core Power Conversion Technology

Patent Won for Ideal Power's Core Power Packet Switching Architecture (PPSA) Power Conversion Technology; Company's Intellectual Property Protected in the Largest Global Markets

Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ: IPWR), a developer of a disruptive power conversion technology, announced today that the European Patent Office awarded the company a patent (EP2025051 B1) for its core power conversion technology, Power Packet Switching Architecture™ (PPSA). This patent, along with previously granted U.S. and Chinese patents, provide Ideal Power intellectual property protection in the world's largest markets.

"Our PPSA technology is increasingly recognized as offering market leadership in efficiency, size, weight, and cost for grid storage while providing electrical isolation," stated Dan Brdar, CEO of Ideal Power. "Securing key international patents not only protects our intellectual property, but is a core component of our commercialization strategy to develop global relationships and enter new markets while providing our customers sustainable competitive advantage."

About Ideal Power Inc.
Ideal Power Inc. (NASDAQ: IPWR) has developed a novel, patented power conversion technology called Power Packet Switching Architecture™ (PPSA). PPSA improves the size, cost, efficiency, flexibility and reliability of electronic power converters. PPSA can scale across several large and growing markets, including solar photovoltaic generation, electrified vehicle charging, and commercial grid storage. Ideal Power also has a licensing-based, capital-efficient business model that can enable it to address these markets simultaneously. Ideal Power has won multiple grants for its PPSA technology, including a $2.5 million grant from the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) program, and market-leading customers are incorporating PPSA as a key component of their systems. For more information, visit

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