MTI Micro to Participate In Small Fuel Cells Conference

ALBANY, N.Y., March 6 /PRNewswire/ — Russel H. Marvin, Vice President of Engineering and Chief Operating Officer of MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc., the developer of the award-winning Mobion(R) micro fuel cell technology and a subsidiary of Mechanical Technology Incorporated (Nasdaq: MKTY), is scheduled to present during the 9th Annual Small Fuel Cells Conference, which takes place March 7-9, 2007 in Miami, FL.

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In its 9th year, the Small Fuel Cells for Portable Applications Conference, sponsored by the Knowledge Foundation, will feature presentations from industry leaders in portable electronics and fuel cell technology development as a source of information for users, developers and manufacturers of fuel cells.

On Friday, March 9, 2007 at 12:00 pm (EST), Mr. Marvin will present on MTI Micro’s progress in developing direct methanol fuel cell technology to beat current battery performance. Additionally, key challenges and designs to achieve these goals will be reviewed.

For additional information on the 9th Annual Small Fuel Cells Conference, visit http://www.knowledgefoundation.com.

About MTI MICRO

MTI MicroFuel Cells Inc., a subsidiary of Mechanical Technology Incorporated, (Nasdaq: MKTY), is the developer of the award winning Mobion(R) direct methanol micro fuel cell technology. The Company has a world-class team of entrepreneurial business executives, researchers and scientists; a number of system prototypes demonstrating size reductions and performance improvements; significant related intellectual property; and has received government awards and developed strategic partnerships to help accelerate commercialization. More information is available at http://www.mtimicrofuelcells.com.

SOURCE Mechanical Technology Incorporated