updated 9/22/2010 6:16:15 AM ET 2010-09-22T10:16:15

CAMARILLO, Calif., Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Power-One, Inc. (Nasdaq:PWER), a leading provider of renewable energy and energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, announced today that its Board of Directors has approved a 10 million share repurchase program, equivalent to approximately 6% of its 160 million diluted shares outstanding.

"This repurchase program highlights the confidence we have in our cash flow generation and indicates our ongoing commitment to improving shareholder value," commented Richard Thompson, CEO of Power-One.

The program is authorized for two years and is effective immediately. Repurchases will be made in accordance with applicable securities laws in the open market or in privately negotiated transactions. Depending on market conditions and other factors, these repurchases may be commenced or suspended from time to time without prior notice.   

About Power-One

Power-One designs and manufactures energy-efficient power conversion and power management solutions, including inverters for alternative/renewable energy (solar and wind) and products for routers, data storage and servers, wireless communications, optical networking, semiconductor test equipment, industrial markets and custom applications. Power-One, with headquarters in Camarillo, California, has global sales offices, manufacturing, and R&D operations in Asia, Europe, and the Americas. Power-One is a public company listed on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol PWER. For more information about the Company, please visit www.Power-One.com .

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