About Echelon CorporationEchelon Corporation ( NASDAQ: ELON) is the world's leading open-standard energy control networking company. Echelon technologies connect more than 35 million homes, 300,000 buildings and 100 million devices to the smart grid, and help customers save 20% or more on their energy usage. With more than 20 years of experience in energy control, Echelon delivers a wide range of innovative solutions to commercial and electric utility customers. More information about Echelon can be found at http://www.echelon.com. Echelon and the Echelon logo are trademarks of Echelon Corporation registered in the United States and other countries. Other product or service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of their respective owners. Risk Factors Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This press release may contain statements relating to future plans, events or performance, including statements regarding Echelon’s potential business in South America and China; Echelon’s anticipated performance, including revenue growth rates, for the fourth quarter and full year of 2011 and thereafter, in particular markets and in general; the expected timeframe to reach profitability; and potential future growth. Such statements may involve risks and uncertainties, including risks associated with uncertainties pertaining to the continued development and growth of markets for Echelon's products and services, and in particular the risk that the Company may fail to receive projected orders for our Utility products; the risk that global economic conditions will affect our customers’ ability to receive regulatory or other approval or financing for Utility or Commercial-based deployments; risks relating to the timely development of Echelon's products and services, and the ability of those products and services to perform as designed and meet customer expectations; the risk that Echelon does not meet expected or required shipment, delivery or acceptance schedules for its products and that Echelon may incur penalties or additional expenses or delay revenue recognition as a result; the effect of the Edge Control Node order cancellation on Echelon’s future financial results; and other risks identified in Echelon's SEC filings. Actual results, events and performance may differ materially. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Echelon undertakes no obligation to release publicly the result of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.