Posted on April 15, 2013

Solais Lighting Acquired by PowerSecure International

(Stamford, Connecticut) – Solais Lighting, Inc., a manufacturer of specification-grade LED fixtures and lamps featuring exclusive Luxiance® thermal management and unique OPTICS2™ technology, is proud to announce its acquisition by PowerSecure International, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWR), a leading provider of utility and energy technologies to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. The acquisition strengthens and complements PowerSecure's existing LED business with Solais' demonstrated strengths in innovation, product design, manufacturing, marketing, and sales. 

"We're excited to combine the recognized strength and tremendous reputation of PowerSecure with Solais' powerful brand and demonstrated expertise in the LED arena to accelerate our mutual growth in the marketplace, deliver exceptional value, and better serve our sales representatives, distributor partners, and end users," said James Leahy, chief executive officer of Solais.  "This acquisition will significantly expand opportunities for the market to enjoy the benefits of our cutting-edge, maximum-performing, and highly-efficient technology."

"The expertise that James and the accomplished Solais leadership team have demonstrated in developing best-in-class innovative technology, in parallel with some of the most effective sourcing, procurement, and manufacturing in the industry, will provide us with catalysts to accelerate the growth and profitability of our LED lighting business," said Sidney Hinton, chief executive officer of PowerSecure. 

As part of the acquisition, Solais Lighting will continue to market under its existing brand name and sales channels to serve its retail, commercial, museum, and hospitality end-users with the lighting industry's highest-performing LED fixtures and lamps. 

About Solais Lighting, Inc.

Solais Lighting, a division of PowerSecure International, designs and manufactures the lighting industry's highest-performing LED lamps and fixtures.  With superior lumen output, center-beam candlepower, and overall aesthetics and performance, Solais LED products enhance the retail, commercial, museum and hospitality environments of the world's leading brands.  Founded by an expert team of lighting specialists, Solais relentlessly pushes the innovation envelope to create products that replace traditional lighting technologies with zero compromise to aesthetics and performance.  To learn more about Solais, visit us in person in Stamford, Connecticut, or online at powersecurelighting.com.

About PowerSecure International, Inc.

PowerSecure International, Inc. is a leading provider of utility and energy technologies to electric utilities and their industrial, institutional, and commercial customers. PowerSecure provides products and services in the areas of Interactive Distributed Generation ® (IDG®), energy efficiency and utility infrastructure. The company is a pioneer in developing IDG® power systems with sophisticated smart grid capabilities, including the ability to 1) forecast electricity demand and electronically deploy the systems to deliver more efficient, and environmentally friendly, power at peak power times, 2) provide utilities with dedicated electric power generation capacity to utilize for demand response purposes and 3) provide customers with the most dependable standby power in the industry. Its proprietary distributed generation system designs utilize a range of technologies to deliver power, including renewables. The company's energy efficiency business develops energy efficient lighting technologies that improve the quality of light, including its proprietary EfficientLights® LED lighting products for grocery, drug and convenience stores, and its SecureLite area light and PowerLite street lights for utilities and municipalities. PowerSecure also provides electric utilities with transmission and distribution infrastructure maintenance and construction services, and engineering and regulatory consulting services. Additional information is available at www.powersecure.com.

For more information, please contact:

George Stroumboulis 
Solais Lighting, Inc.
(203) 683-4138

John Bluth
PowerSecure International, Inc.
(919) 453-2103

About PowerSecure Lighting: PowerSecure Lighting designs and manufactures the lighting industry's highest-performing LED lamps and fixtures. With superior lumen output, center-beam candlepower, and overall aesthetics and performance, PowerSecure Lighting's LED products enhance the retail, supermarket, commercial, museum and hospitality environments of the world's leading brands. PowerSecure Lighting relentlessly pushes the innovation envelope to create products that replace traditional lighting technologies with zero compromise to aesthetics and performance. To learn more about PowerSecure Lighting, visit us in person in Stamford, Connecticut, or online at PowerSecureLighting.com.

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