UQM Technologies, Inc. (NYSE Amex: UQM) Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer, Donald A. French, will present at the Wedbush Clean Technology & Industrial Growth Conference at the Westin San Francisco Market Street Hotel on September 14, 2011 at 8:35 a.m. Pacific Time.
“The clean technology and alternative energy sectors continue to evolve at a rapid rate. We look forward to sharing our perspective on these markets and how we are prepared to capitalize on the opportunities,” said Mr. French. “UQM has over 35 years of experience in developing innovative products for the growing electrification marketplace, positioning us for potentially rapid growth as this market continues to develop and expand.”
UQM was recently awarded a $3 million grant from the U. S. Department of Energy that leverages the company’s extensive experience in electric propulsion technology to explore the development of non-rare-earth magnet motor technology. The impact of such technology could lead to a broadening of UQM’s product portfolio with products that have higher performance at lower cost.
The Wedbush Clean Technology & Industrial Growth Conference brings together institutional clients with management executives from leading global companies within the clean technology and industrial sectors. The conference connects investors with management teams from prominent public and private companies through corporate presentations, related industry panels and small group meetings.Other presenters at the conference include growing, innovative companies in the alternative energy, clean technology and industrial sectors providing assessments of the business landscape. In addition to powering the CODA all-electric sedan, UQM PowerPhase ® electric propulsion systems have been selected to power the Saab 9-3 ePower, Audi A-1 etron and Rolls-Royce 102EX Electric Phantom pre-production test fleet vehicles. UQM is also powering Proterra’s electric composite transit buses, as well as Electric Vehicles International’s all-electric medium-duty truck and walk-in van. The company has a new facility with 40,000 units of annual production capacity. About UQM Technologies, Inc. UQM Technologies is a developer and manufacturer of power-dense, high-efficiency electric motors, generators and power electronic controllers for the automotive, aerospace, military and industrial markets. A major emphasis for UQM is developing products for the alternative-energy technologies sector, including propulsion systems for electric, hybrid electric, plug-in hybrid electric and fuel cell electric vehicles, under-the-hood power accessories and other vehicle auxiliaries. UQM headquarters, engineering, product development center and manufacturing operation are located in Longmont, Colorado.