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Debenture Interest to Now be Paid in Common Stock


WALTHAM, Mass., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE Amex: ADGE), a leading On‑Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, today announced that it has agreed to the request of all holders of its Senior Unsecured Convertible Debentures, due 2018 ("Debentures"), to modify the interest payment from cash to shares of the Company's Common Stock.

The modification to the interest payment will be for interest paid in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Under the terms of the agreement, for the May semi-annual interest payment, the Company will use the April average daily closing price of the Common Stock in order to determine the conversion price and for the November semi-annual interest payment the Company will use the October average daily closing price of the Common Stock in order to determine the conversion price. All other terms and conditions, including interest rate and maturity date will remain the same.

"This change in the terms of our Debentures will save the company approximately $3.5 million in cash," said John N Hatsopoulos, Chief Executive Officer of American DG Energy. "We can now take this amount and deploy it towards the installation of more energy systems and aggressively grow our revenue."

About American DG Energy
American DG Energy supplies low-cost energy to its customers through distributed power generating systems. The Company is committed to providing institutional, commercial and small industrial facilities with clean, reliable power, cooling, heat and hot water at lower costs than charged by local utilities – without any capital or start-up costs to the energy user – through its On-Site Utility energy solutions. American DG Energy is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. More information can be found at

This press release contains forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, as disclosed on the Company's website and in Securities and Exchange Commission filings. This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or sell securities by the Company, its subsidiaries or any associated party and is meant purely for informational purposes. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by the Company on its website or otherwise. The Company does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

SOURCE American DG Energy Inc.

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