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Mesa, AZ, September 1, 2005 —Boundary Layer Turbine Patent.

Ken Hicks, Centripetal President and CEO, announced today that the patent for the “TurboFlux.” Boundary Layer Turbine has been granted by the USPTO. As Mr. Hicks states: “This is a great accomplishment for the corporation”. “This is just the beginning of many technology advancements that will be developed at Centripetal Dynamics.” The corporation is also pursing certain strategic international patents related to the technology as well as other patents that are a direct spin-off of the boundary turbine as well as our wind turbine concept. Spin testing of the upgraded demonstrator, which the patent is based on, has begun and we are expecting to publish test results within the next few weeks.

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