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AC-NET Finalists Compete for a Total of $40,000 in Prizes on June 23, 2010
ANAHEIM, CA - (June 18, 2010) - AC-NET Finalists Compete for a Total of $40,000 in Prizes on June 23, 2010

WHAT:             The Anaheim Center for New Energy Technologies (AC-NET) will hold its 2010 Clean
                       Tech Business Plan competition in conjunction with the TechConnect World Conference and Expo—hailed as North
                       America’s largest and most anticipated clean technology event.  Emerging from a nationwide field of close to 60
                       applicants, the final five teams will compete for a total of $40,000 in prize money, with awards of $25,000, $10,000,
                       and $5,000 awaiting the first, second, and third place finishers, respectively.  The final five teams are EcoCover
                       (Irvine, Calif.), Ener-G- Rotors (Schenectady, N.Y.), Flex Energy (Irvine, Calif.), Pace Controls (York, Pa.), and
                       Prism Solar (Highland, N.Y.).


WHO:                Hosted by:  AC-NET in partnership with Cal State Fullerton

1:00 pm – Welcome

1:05 pm – Opening Address: Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle

1:15 pm – Presentations from the five finalists

2:45 pm – Gabriel Ayala, Co-Founder Enovative “A Year in the Life of a 2009 AC-NET Finalist”

2:50 pm – John Bock, Ph.D., Director, CSUF Center for Sustainability

2:55 pm – Winners Announced and Check Ceremony


DATE/TIME:       Wednesday, June 23, 2010 / 1-3 p.m.


PLACE:              Anaheim Convention Center

            800 West Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92802

Event will be held in Expo Theatre 1

Media Contact: Margie Otto, (714) 765-4497 office, (714) 240-6094 cell


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