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Arista Power launches community solar purchasing program for Hornell, New York

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Arista Power, Inc. ("Arista Power" or the "Company") (OTCBB: ASPW), a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of custom-designed power management systems, renewable energy storage systems, and a supplier and designer of solar energy systems, announced today that the City of Hornell, New York has selected Arista Power as the lead contractor for a solar purchasing program for their community, called "Solarize Hornell."

Shawn Hogan, the Mayor of Hornell said, "We are proud to offer this innovative program to our community.  Arista Power is offering competitive pricing, an experienced and NYSERDA certified installation team that will work with local contractors, a strong network of suppliers, a familiarity of our community and the NYSERDA tax incentive application process, and a strong, collaborative company presence that has already successfully Solarized a New York State county."

Solarize Hornell is a solar purchasing program available to the community that offers competitive pricing, a streamlined process from site assessment to installation and tax incentive form assistance, educational workshops, and local workforce training.  The program will be available to area home and business owners, farmers, institutions, and municipalities on a first come, first serve basis for a limited time.  Site assessments are complimentary.  Interested parties should visit www.aristapower.com and click on Solarize Hornell to receive more information.

John Benetti, Project Director at Arista Power, said, "We are taking the successful community solar purchasing model that we implemented for the Solarize Madison County program and are bringing it to the City of Hornell in Steuben County, New York and the surrounding area.  Our customers are realizing how effective solar energy generation works in New York and in many cases they are able to eliminate over 90% of their electric bill with a system."

About Arista Power, Inc.

Arista Power, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of custom-designed power management systems, renewable energy storage systems, WindTamer wind turbines, and a supplier and designer of solar energy systems.  Arista Power's patent-pending Power on Demand system utilizes inputs from multiple energy sources including wind, solar, fuel cells, and the grid, in conjunction with a custom-designed battery storage system and a proprietary smart monitoring technology that releases energy at optimal times to reduce peak power demand, thereby lowering electricity costs for large energy users who deal with peak usage pricing.

SOURCE Arista Power, Inc.

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