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NEW CASTLE, Pa., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Axion Power International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: AXPW), the developer of advanced lead-carbon PbC® batteries and energy storage systems, announced it will present at the upcoming Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference to be held September 11-13, 2011, at The Waldorf Astoria in New York City.

Thomas Granville, CEO of Axion Power, is scheduled to present Tuesday, September 13, 2011 at 1:35 pm in the Gramercy Suitelocated in the Executive Meeting Centre (18th floor) and will discuss the Company's business strategy and recent developments.

More information on the Rodman & Renshaw Annual Global Investment Conference can be found at:


About Axion Power International, Inc.

Axion has developed and patented a next generation energy storage device that won the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Technology Award for North America in the field of lead-acid batteries. According to Frost & Sullivan, Axion's new PbC batteries have "the potential to revitalize the lead-acid battery industry by breathing new life into an established technology that is not well suited to the requirements of important new applications like hybrid electric vehicles and renewable power."

Axion Power International, Inc. is the industry leader in the field of lead-acid-carbon energy storage technologies. Axion believes this new battery technology is the only class of advanced battery that can be assembled on existing lead-acid battery production lines throughout the world utilizing Axion's proprietary carbon electrodes. Axion's future goal, after filling their plant's lead-carbon battery production capacity, is to become the leading supplier of carbon electrode assemblies for the global lead-acid battery industry.

For more information, visit www.axionpower.com


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Thomas Granville, CEO
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SOURCE Axion Power International, Inc.