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Arista Power, Inc. Receives Power on Demand Order From Zweigle’s, Inc.

October 17, 2011

ROCHESTER, N.Y., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Arista Power, Inc. (“Arista Power” or the “Company”) (OTCBB: ASPW), a manufacturer, designer and integrator of renewable energy generation, management and distribution systems, announced today that it received an order from Zweigle’s, Inc. for a Power on Demand renewable energy storage and management system to be installed at Zweigle’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Rochester, New York.

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Arista Power’s Power on Demand system reduces electricity demand charges, which are based on a customer’s peak power demand on the grid and which can account for 30% to 70% of a commercial electric bill.

“As part of our sustainability initiative, we are looking forward to the implementation of Arista Power’s renewable energy system which allows us to reduce our carbon footprint,” said Julie Camardo-Steron, President and fifth-generation owner of Zweigle’s. “The savings from generating a portion of our own power along with energy incentives intended to encourage manufacturers to pursue alternate energy sources will fully fund the system,” she added.

Arista Power’s patent-pending Power on Demand system utilizes energy generated by wind turbines, solar PV or the grid itself in conjunction with a custom-designed battery storage system and a proprietary real-time “smart monitoring” technology. The monitoring system is designed to smooth power demand on the grid by maintaining grid demand within optimal parameters and releasing stored power only during peak demand periods, thereby reducing peak demand charges, prolonging battery life and lowering commercial electricity costs.

About Arista Power, Inc.

Arista Power, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of custom-designed power management systems, renewable energy storage systems, WindTamer wind turbines, and a supplier and designer of solar energy systems. Arista Power’s patent-pending Power on Demand system utilizes inputs from multiple energy sources including wind, solar, fuel cells, and the grid, in conjunction with a custom-designed battery storage system and a proprietary smart monitoring technology that releases energy at optimal times to reduce peak power demand, thereby lowering electricity costs for large energy users who deal with peak usage pricing. Arista Power also sells a Mobile Renewable Power Station that generates wind and solar energy that is stored in an onboard storage device for military and other applications, and a stationary, scalable Renewable Power Station that can be drop-shipped to off-grid locations to be used as a ‘micro-grid.’ Arista Power’s diffuser-augmented WindTamer wind turbine utilizes a patented technology for the production of electrical power. For more information on Arista Power, go to www.aristapower.com.

About Zweigle’s, Inc.

Founded in 1880 by C. Wilhelm and Josephine Zweigle, Zweigle’s Inc. is a fifth-generation family-owned business that has been making premium quality, hot dogs, sausages and specialty meat products based on our exclusive “Old World” family recipes for more than 130 years. Zweigle’s has expanded the product line to offer healthier lower sodium and lower fat items with our new line of chicken sausage and chicken meatloaf. Zweigle’s continues to produce its flagship “Pop Open” hot dogs, its authentic classic sausages and deli meats, and privately-labeled food products. All of Zweigle’s products are backed by an unwavering commitment to delivering great tasting, premium quality products. For more about Zweigle’s, please go to www.zweigles.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain forward-looking statements based on current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Arista Power, Inc. cautions investors not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which reflect Arista Power’s analysis only as of today’s date. There can be no assurance that such forward-looking statements will prove to be correct, and actual results could differ materially. Arista Power undertakes no obligation to publicly update forward-looking statements. Further information on these factors, and other factors that could affect Arista Power’s financial results, is included in Arista Power’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings, including the latest Annual Report on Form 10-K.

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