Tantalus' TRUSense Gateway(TM) Receives Underwriter Laboratories Certification

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Achieving this milestone helps utilities accelerate grid modernization initiatives

Burnaby, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 22, 2024) - Tantalus Systems (TSX: GRID) ("Tantalus" or the "Company"), a technology company dedicated to helping utilities modernize their distribution grids by harnessing the power of data, is pleased to announce that Underwriters Laboratories ("UL®") has certified that the TRUSense Fiber Gateway ("TFG") meets UL's safety requirements. The certification for the TFG is also applicable for the TRUSense Cellular Gateway (TCG). Receiving this UL certification validates that the TFG and TCG satisfies the necessary electric safety requirements to be deployed across the electric grid.

The TRUSense Gateway accelerates and simplifies a utility's journey to becoming more reliable, resilient and innovative. It is an integral part of the Tantalus Grid Modernization Platform™ (TGMP™) and provides utilities with improved visibility, command, and control across the entire grid - from the substation all the way to connected devices located behind the meter. The TRUSense Gateway serves as a multi-purpose, socket-based device that enables utilities to benefit from AMI 2.0 functionality without unnecessarily ripping and replacing existing meters. It also delivers secure and interoperable integration and control of distributed energy resources ("DERs"), smart appliances, such as water heaters, and circuit breakers located behind the meter for enhanced demand-side flexibility programs.

Coupled with the high-resolution measurement of power quality, transient power events and local conditions, such as sags, swells, outages and phase information, utilities will also be able to pinpoint vulnerable distribution equipment such as transformers, understand the true impact of electric vehicles ("EVs") and other DERs on the distribution grid, and mitigate the frequency and duration of power outages. The TRUSense Gateway also enhances investments in fiber-to-the-home deployments by an increasing number of utilities working to resolve the broadband divide.

"We developed the TRUSense Gateway in conjunction with a customer advisory committee comprised of utilities that are seeking to accelerate the modernization of their distribution grids in an efficient and impactful manner," said Peter Londa, President & CEO of Tantalus. "The TRUSense Gateway is a versatile device that supports an expanding number of use cases to help utilities prioritize the next steps in their grid modernization journey. Securing UL certification is a major milestone that allows our team to expand field trials and initiate deployments of this breakthrough technology."

To learn more about the TRUSense Gateway solution, please check our website at https://tantalus.com/trusense-gateway/ or contact us at TantalusInfo@Tantalus.com.

About Tantalus Systems Holding Inc. (TSX: GRID)

Tantalus is a technology company dedicated to helping utilities modernize their distribution grids by harnessing the power of data across all their devices and systems deployed throughout the entire distribution grid. We offer a grid modernization platform across multiple levels: intelligent connected devices, communications networks, data management, enterprise applications and analytics. Our solutions provide utilities with the flexibility they need to get the most value from existing infrastructure investments while leveraging advanced capabilities to plan for future requirements. Learn more at http://www.tantalus.com/.

TRUSense Gateway, Tantalus Grid Modernization Platform and TGMP are trademarks of Tantalus Systems Corp. All third-party trademarks are property of their respective owners and any usage herein does not suggest or imply any relationship between Tantalus and the third party unless expressly stated.

Forward-Looking Information:

This news release includes information, statements, beliefs and opinions which are forward-looking, and which reflect current estimates, expectations and projections about future events, including, but not limited to, the adoption, commercialization, performance and development of the TRUSense Gateway, the issues anticipated to face utilities, such as the integration of EVs and other DERs, the leveraging of broadband deployments, and the use of power quality data to pinpoint vulnerable distribution equipment and mitigate the frequency and duration of power outages, the ability of Tantalus' solutions to assist customers in addressing such issues, and other statements that contain words such as "believe," "expect," "project," "should," "seek," "anticipate," "will," "intend," "positioned," "risk," "plan," "may," "estimate" or, in each case, their negative and words of similar meaning. By its nature, forward-looking information involves several risks, uncertainties and assumptions that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions could adversely affect the outcome of the plans and events described herein. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information, which is based on the information available as of the date of this news release and Tantalus disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information contained in this new release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law. The forward-looking information included in this news release is expressly qualified in its entirety by this cautionary statement.

Contact Tantalus:Jacquie Hudson Marketing Communications Manager 613-552-4244 | jhudson@tantalus.com

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