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Cypress CEO to Announce "Declaration of Energy Independence" from Electric Grid at July 2 Event

Last Updated: June 30, 2010
Event Features Remarks from Cypress founder and CEO T.J. Rodgers, Bloom Energy CEO K.R. Sridhar; SunPower founder and CTO Dick Swanson, San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, and Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese; and Demos of Renewable Energy Projects from Local High School Students
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 30, 2010 -- Cypress Semiconductor Corporation’s legendary founder and CEO, T.J. Rodgers, is declaring energy independence from the public utility grid for Cypress’s headquarters campus in San Jose, Calif.  The announcement will be made at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, July 2, as the company dedicates Bloom Energy fuel cell systems at the site, and lays out a framework to get entirely off the public electric grid. Cypress’s campus electric system also includes solar panels.
WHAT:             Media Event at Cypress declaring independence from the electric utility grid
WHERE:           Cypress Semiconductor Corp.
                        198 Champion Court (near North First St. and Tasman)
                        San Jose
VISUALS:             T.J. Rodgers signs Cypress’s “Declaration of Energy Independence”
·         Unveiling of fuel-cell energy system
·         Exhibits from Bloom Energy, SunPower and Cypress Envirosystems
·         Photo opps with CEOs and San Jose Mayor, County Supervisor
·         Exhibits from local high-school students showing the future of clean energy
·         Access to rooftop solar system
AGENDA:         10:30    Event begins
                        10:45    Cypress’s Declaration of Energy Independence by founder and CEO, T.J. Rodgers
                        10:50    Invited guest remarks
                        11:00    T.J. Rodgers signs “Declaration of Energy Independence” (photos of CEOs, mayor)
                        11:05    Q&A
                        11:15    Closing remarks