September 3, 2020




Division of Corporation Finance

Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, NE

Washington, DC 20549


Re:Ideal Power Inc.

Registration Statement on Form S-3

Filed August 28, 2020

File No. 333-248466


Ladies and Gentlemen:


Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, Ideal Power Inc. (the “Company”) hereby requests that the effective date of the above-captioned Registration Statement on Form S-3 be accelerated so that it becomes effective at 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, or as soon thereafter as practicable.


Please call Ned Prusse of Perkins Coie LLP, counsel to the Company, at (303) 291-2374 as soon as the Registration Statement has been declared effective.


  Respectfully submitted,
  By: /s/ Timothy Burns
  Timothy Burns
  Chief Financial Officer


cc:Ned Prusse (Perkins Coie LLP)