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ACTIVE POWER INC FILES (8-K) Disclosing Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant, Financial Statements and Exhibits

July 29, 2014



Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On July 28, 2014, Active Power, Inc. (the "Company") entered into the Third Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement with Silicon Valley Bank (the "Amendment"), which amends the Second Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement, dated as of August 5, 2010, by and between the Company and Silicon Valley Bank (the "Loan Agreement").

Pursuant to the Amendment, the maturity date of the loan facility was extended by three years, to August 5, 2017, unless earlier terminated by the Company, subject to any then applicable early termination fee. The Amendment further provides for, among other things: (i) increasing the aggregate facility size from $12,500,000 to $15,000,000, subject to certain borrowing bases; (ii) increasing the Company's inventory and purchase order availability from $3,500,000 to $7,000,000; (iii) reducing the finance charge to a per annum rate equal to Silicon Valley Bank's prime rate, subject to a minimum prime rate of 4.00%, plus (a) 0.50% for eligible accounts, inventory and purchase orders when the Company is Borrowing Base Eligible (as defined in the Loan Agreement), or (b) 1.20% for eligible accounts when the Company is not Borrowing Base Eligible; (iv) adding the qualifying receivables and cash of the Company's German subsidiary for the purposes of providing additional credit availability and for the purpose of covenant calculations; (v) amending the sublimits under the borrowing base formula such that (x) the $5 million sublimit for U.K. accounts receivables applies to both U.K. and German eligible accounts receivables, (y) the sublimits for eligible aged accounts receivables and eligible inventory are increased to $2 million and $4 million, respectively, and (z) adding $3 million sublimit for eligible purchase orders.

The loans made to the Company under the Loan Agreement are secured by a lien on substantially all of its assets.

A copy of the Amendment is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report and is incorporated by reference herein. The foregoing description of the Amendment is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Loan Agreement.

Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On July 29, 2014, the Company issued a press release reporting its results of operations for its fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2014. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated into this Item 2.02 by reference.

Item 2.03. Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an

Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.



The information set forth under Item 1.01, "Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement," is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits



99.1 Press Release of Active Power, Inc. dated July 29, 2014

10.1 Third Amendment to Second Amended and Restated Loan and Security Agreement

with Silicon Valley Bank, dated July 28, 2014

Furnished with this report.

Filed with this report.

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