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Ceres Power Holdings plc
02 January 2008

Ceres Power Holdings plc
('Ceres', 'Ceres Power' or the 'Company')

Further to the announcement made on 6 November 2007 that Brian Count would be
appointed to the position of Non Executive Chairman of Ceres Power, the Company
can now confirm that the appointment has been made and was effective from 1
January 2008.

For further information contact:

Matt Stride, Company Secretary                      +44 (0) 1293 400 404

Notes to Editor

Brian Count

Brian had a distinguished career in the CEGB and National Power, rising to
become Chief Executive Officer of Innogy plc.  He built substantial shareholder
value at Innogy plc through its transformation from a generation company to an
integrated business, prior to its acquisition by RWE in 2003.

He was latterly the Chief Executive Officer of RWE Trading, based in Essen,
Germany until he retired from RWE in June 2005.  In this role he transformed the
international energy trading business, to become a commercial hub of the RWE
group, in which asset values were optimised.

Brian read mathematics at Kings College, Cambridge and received a doctorate in
physics from Exeter University.

He is currently a non-executive director of Eskom, the state owned electricity
company in South Africa, Chairman of Progressive Energy, a company that is
working with Centrica to develop a clean coal fired power station in the UK and
is also a member of the UK government's Industrial Development Advisory Board.
He has extensive experience of international energy utilities and has been
involved with governments and regulatory matters both in the UK and throughout

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