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We developed an innovative, proprietary semiconductor power switch

Ideal Power (NASDAQ: IPWR) is pioneering the development of its broadly patented bidirectional power switches, creating highly efficient and ecofriendly energy control solutions for electric vehicle, electric vehicle charging, renewable energy, energy storage, UPS / data center, solid-state circuit breaker and other industrial and military applications. The company is focused on its patented Bidirectional, Bipolar Junction Transistor (B-TRAN™) semiconductor technology. B-TRAN™ is a unique double-sided bidirectional AC switch able to deliver substantial performance improvements over today’s conventional power semiconductors. Ideal Power believes B-TRAN™ modules will reduce conduction and switching losses, complexity of thermal management and operating cost in medium voltage AC power switching and control circuitry.

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Ideal Power’s B-TRAN™ Power Switch

Compared to conventional power switches, such as Insulated-Gate Bipolar Transistors, or IGBTs, B-TRAN™ offers significant improvements in efficiency, reducing power losses by 50% or more depending on the application. The higher efficiency of B-TRAN™ results in less heat being generated and thus significantly lower thermal management requirements. In addition, the B-TRAN™ is bidirectional, replacing multiple conventional power switches with a single B-TRAN™ in bidirectional applications.

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Electric Vehicles

Power semiconductors account for about 20% of the total electric power losses in hybrid EVs and potentially more of the losses in an EV. Utilizing B-TRAN™s rather than conventional power switches in an EV could potentially result in a 7% to 10% improvement in its range.

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EV Charging

The heart of these chargers is an AC-DC converter that uses IGBT or silicon MOSFET switch technology depending on power level. B-TRAN™ offers approximately 50% lower losses than current IGBT switches. Result is reduced charging time and consumer cost.

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Renewables

Inverter efficiencies are expected to approach 99% utilizing B-TRAN™s, compared to up to 97% with standard IGBT based designs. This results in more usable electricity at lower costs, lower thermal management costs and potentially lower cost inverter designs.

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Energy Storage

Energy storage can be used for demand charge management or paired with solar or wind to make renewables a firm and dispatchable source of energy. B-TRAN™ would increase the value of energy storage systems due to its bidirectionality and higher efficiency.

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IT Infrastructure

In a UPS data center application, the lower conduction loss of B-TRAN™ is expected to result in annual electricity savings. Wasted energy impacts the cost and complexity of data center cooling system. Our technology could significantly improve UPS efficiency.

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Solid-State Circuit Breakers

B-TRAN™ is an enabling technology for SSCBs. B-TRAN™ offers potentially more than a 50% reduction in conduction losses compared to IGBTs allowing much more useful energy to be transmitted with lower cost and less complex cooling systems, significantly impacting the economics.

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Our Technology

Our proprietary semiconductor architecture technology solves an immediate need in large, attractive, growing markets. Read more below.

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Investor Presentation

Investment Highlights: Disruptive Semiconductor Architecture Technology, Bidirectional, Low Loss Semiconductor Switch, Broad Patent Estate – 65 Issued &…

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Investor Fact Sheet

Investment Highlights, Company Overview, IGBT Market, Analyst Coverage, Top Investors, Highly Focused Strategy, What is B-TRAN, Ideal Power’s…

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B-TRAN™ Applications & Benefits

Ideal Power has developed and patented an innovative, proprietary semiconductor power switch called the Bidirectional Bipolar Junction Transistor,…

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B-TRAN™ Enabled SSCB Application

B-TRAN™ Devices in Solid-State Circuit Breaker Applications: The increased electrification in our society is leading to increased demand…

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B-TRAN™ Information Sheet

Read the full information sheet: B-TRAN™ – Bidirectional Bipolar Transistor Engineering Prototype Information Sheet, Maximum Ratings, Static Characteristics

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At A Glance

Stock Symbol:
Our stock trades on NASDAQ under the symbol IPWR

Incorporated:
May 17, 2007

Industry/Sector:
Semiconductors

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B-TRAN™ Engineering Prototype Samples?

Ideal Power Inc. is now accepting applications from companies who would like to evaluate our
B-TRAN™ Engineering Prototype Samples and provide input into our device development roadmap.

At A Glance

Investment Highlights
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What is B-TRAN™?

• B-TRAN is a proprietary semiconductor architecture
• B-TRAN is low loss and bidirectional
• Requires less complex thermal management

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Board Patent Estate

• B-TRAN device architecture
• Control methodologies and techniques
• Coverage in US and several foreign jurisdictions
• Applications specific uses of B-TRAN

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Announced Collaborations

• Top 10 global automaker
• Top 10 global solar power conversion provider
• Forbes Global 500 diverse power management market leader
• EV charging company
• Leading commercial EV manufacturer