LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - August 17, 2009) - VYCON (http://www.vyconenergy.com), the designer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly, high-speed clean energy storage flywheel systems, today announced that Frank DeLattre has been promoted to president of VYCON.

DeLattre will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as setting the vision, strategy and leadership of VYCON that will lead to profitable growth of the company within the rapidly expanding energy storage marketplace. Mr. Vatche Artinian will transition from President and CEO to CEO and Chairman of the Board.

For the last two years, DeLattre served as the Chief Sales Officer for the company, responsible for sales and marketing activities and has lead the company to record growth in both the Power Quality (UPS) and Energy Recycling (Crane, Electric Rail) markets. He has been instrumental in the successful development and implementation of global strategic initiatives, industry partnerships, technical sales and global product marketing.

"Frank's demonstrated leadership and business acumen combined with his twenty plus years in the power quality and energy related businesses will be key in taking VYCON to the next step in its successful growth," said Vatche Artinian, CEO of VYCON. "VYCON continues to develop award-winning clean energy products and Frank's extensive knowledge, leadership ability and passion for clean energy will be a great asset to the company."

"I thank Vatche and the VYCON Board of Directors for their confidence in my abilities to lead VYCON through our next phase of growth," commented DeLattre. "I'm fortunate to be surrounded by a group of talented co-workers that share my vision and passion to see VYCON grow to be the premier leader in clean energy storage solutions in our target markets."


VYCON is an innovator in the design and manufacture of technologically advanced flywheel energy storage systems that enable a highly reliable, cost-effective and "green" energy storage solution for a variety of applications. The company's REGEN flywheel systems, used in regenerative power applications such as container cargo handling crane applications and light electric rail, reduce power and energy costs to port and rail operators as well as provide a reduction in green house gasses. In addition, VYCON's line of VDC and VDC-XE systems are deployed in mission-critical operations around the world protecting critical computing assets against costly power outages.

For more information on VYCON's innovative green power solutions, contact VYCON at 714-386-3800 or visit VYCON's web site at: www.vyconenergy.com.

Contact Information: Contact: Frank DeLattre President 714-386-3810 fdelattre@vyconenergy.com www.vyconenergy.com Agency Contact: PJ Jennings Jennings & Associates Communications, Inc. 760-471-7376 pj@jandacommunications.com www.jandacommunications.com 23695 Via Del Rio Yorba Linda, CA 92887 Phone: 714-386-3800 Fax: 714-386-3891 Website: www.vyconenergy.com