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Arista Power
1999 Mt. Read Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14615


Developing Power Cell Technology Provides Options When the Lights Go Out

Windtamer Turbines Article on The Examiner News by Pat Casey, February 05, 2013 — As Governor Cuomo’s Moreland Commission continues to gather information about the operations of major utility companies in the wake of super storms that have left large areas of New York without electricity for long time periods, some small companies with innovative ideas are trying to attract attention.

One such company is Arista Power, a Rochester, New York-based technology firm with a proprietary battery storage and power management system that offers a new approach to powering up when the grid is down.


Geneva goes “green” with its Christmas tree

WHEC News Article on WHEC.com by Don Hudson, November 30, 2012 — When you finish putting all the lights on your Christmas tree, you will most likely plug the cord into an outlet to light it up.

But the city of Geneva’s tree is doing something different and a little more environmentally friendly. Read the full story here.

Arista Takes on a Carbon Footprint the Size of an Army

Arista PowerA western New York company is tackling one of the world’s largest carbon footprints: The Department of Defense.

Arista Power has been awarded a contract with the military to help reduce the amount of fossil fuels being used in the field, and this week they are presenting their progress at the Pentagon. (more…)

Arista Power’s System Aims to Lower Energy Costs

Arista PowerThink a monthly cell phone is confusing? Try figuring out a commercial energy bill for a large organization like a school, business or even a hospital.

Higher charges during peak usage and other fees may have customers seeing red, but Arista Power in Rochester believes its Power on Demand system can help.

Its patent-pending system stores energy and releases it when it is needed, helping to avoid avoiding peak usage and other fees. (more…)

Solarize Madison Helps Two Dozen Homeowners Install Solar Panels

Arista Power | Solarize MadisonWhen Morrisville State College automotive professor Steve Law bought his 13-acre property near campus 20 years ago, he asked students in the college’s structures classes to design a south-facing pole barn where he could one day install a solar energy system.

This week, students in the college’s Renewable Energy Training Center visited Law’s home to help install a 7-kilowatt photovoltaic array on the roof of the barn, working alongside professional contractors from Arista Power to gain first-hand work experience. (more…)

Arista Power Passes Sniff Test

Forbes Article on Forbes.com by William Pentland, August 11, 2012 — William Schmitz, the CEO of Rochester, NY-based Arista Power, appears to be winning a gentleman’s wager we made last year about Arista’s long-term viability. Read the full story here.

Arista Power Nominated for the Rising Star and Technology Services Awards

Arista PowerArista Power has been chosen as a Finalist in 2 categories for Digital Rochester’s 2012 GREAT Awards!

The awards program recognizes and celebrates the Greater Rochester community’s entrepreneurial spirit in technological achievement by highlighting the organizations and individuals that are on the cutting edge of technological innovation and implementation.

Arista Power was chosen for the ‘Rising Star’ and ‘Technology Services’ categories. – Thank you Digital Rochester for choosing us! The event will be held September 11, 2012 at the Rochester Plaza Conference Center.

Results of Voting at 2012 Annual Shareholders Meeting

Windtamer TurbinesThe Annual Meeting of Shareholders of Arista Power, Inc. was held on May 9, 2012. Shareholders voted on the matters set forth below.

1. The Shareholders elected the following nominee to the Board of Directors for a three-year term based upon the following votes:

John P. Blake
Votes For
Votes Against

There were no broker non-votes for this item.


Wind at its back

Rochester Business Journal

William Schmitz is no stranger to ramping up production.

He has experienced a massive spike in demand for his company’s products twice before. He expects to see it again, this time at Arista Power Inc. Read the full story here.

Dept. of Defense planning large-scale integration of electric vehicles


The Department of Defense (DOD) is at the genesis of large-scale integration of plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) into its non-tactical ground fleet as part of federal government efforts toward expanding usage of alternative fuel vehicles. Read the full story here.