July 31, 2012 08:30 ET

Premier Holding Corp. Appoints Nobel Peace Prize Winner Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II to Board

ALISO VIEJO, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 31, 2012) - Premier Holding Corp. (OTCBB: PRHL) is very proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II, MA3 Ph.D, to the newly formed Premier Holding Corp. board of directors. Dr. Clark, a long-time advocate for the environment and renewable energy, is an internationally recognized author, lecturer and public speaker who advises groups and governments on how to become sustainable communities. Dr. Clark was one of the contributing scientists to the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC), which as an organization, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2007. Dr. Clark will be working closely with the board and executive management team of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc. ("WEPOWER"), an energy service company (ESCO) and integrator of green energy solutions, in meeting their strategic global initiatives.

"It is truly an honor and a distinct privilge on behalf of our companies and shareholders to be announcing the addition of Dr. Woodrow D. Clark II to our board of directors," said Kevin Donovan, president and CEO of Premier Holding Corp. "Dr. Clark's passion, dedication and track record speak for themselves, with his achievements in innovative solutions in the areas of protecting our environment through energy efficiency programs and renewable energy production. Dr. Clark is not only a remarkable leader in the green movement, but he is a world-class human being whose life is dedicated to helping people and the environment in which they live, work and enjoy."

"I am very pleased and honored to join the board of Premier Holding Corporation and looking forward to assisting Kevin Donovan and the management team at WEPOWER Ecolutions to build upon their business model to make efficient green energy technology solutions an affordable option for businesses, institutions and governments throughout our world while protecting our environment," said Dr. Clark. "Premier Holding is positioned and ready to lead other companies and governments in the 'Green Industrial Revolution' that is now ocurring around the world, especially in the EU, Asia, Japan, South Korea and China."

The newly formed board of directors at PRHL includes: Frank Schulte, executive chairman (pioneer and expert in the German solar industry); Kevin Donovan, president and CEO (former director of brand image for the Salt Lake 2002 Olympics); Bobby Grisham, director, (former EDS chief global sales officer and president of the Large Financial Institutions Strategic Business Unit for all EDS banking and securities), Rear Adm. Thomas C. Lynch (former superintendent of the Naval Academy, current managing director of Jones Laing LaSalle, managing director of The Musser Group and chairman of the U.S. Naval Academy Athletic and Scholarship Foundation) and today's addition of Dr. Woodrow W. Clark II, director (one of the contributing scientists of the U.N. IPCC that won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize).

In 2004, Dr. Clark founded, and now manages, Clark Strategic Partners (CSP), an environmental and renewable energy consulting firm, using his political-economic expertise in order to guide, advise and implement policies for public and private clients worldwide -- specifically on sustainable, smart, green communities of all kinds, ranging from colleges and universities to shopping malls, office buildings and film studios. Dr. Clark has five published books and over 50 peer-reviewed articles that reflect concern for global sustainable communities. His last book is "Global Energy Innovations" (Praeger Press, November 2011) that concerns the Green Industrial Revolution and "The Next Economics" (Springer Press) will be out in the fall of 2012. He explains his work as proving the vision, solutions and economic plans to climate change through public policy, science and technologies, businesses and finance. Dr. Clark also teaches graduate courses in these areas throughout the U.S.A. and internationally. Currently, Dr. Clark is also an academic specialist in UCLA's Provost Office in International Studies and Cross-Disciplinary Scholars in Science and Technology.

Prior to launching CSP, Dr. Clark was the senior advisor on renewable energy, emerging technologies and finance to California Gov. Gray Davis from 2000-2003 during the energy crisis caused by prior governors. Before that, from 1999-2000, he was a visiting professor of science, technology and entrepreneurship at Aalborg University, Denmark, where he was a Fulbright Fellow in 1994. Dr. Clark was the manager of strategic planning for technology transfer at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory at the University of California and U.S. Department of Energy during the 1990s. In 1980, he founded a mass media company in San Francisco -- Clark Communications -- specializing in the production and distribution of documentary and educational films focused on social issues, such as sexual harassment, health and older workers, along with other topics, including books from dramatic current events.

Dr. Clark earned three master's degrees from different universities in Illinois and his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. He lives with his wife and their 4-year-old son in Southern California.

About Premier Holding Corp.
The Company provides financial and management expertise, which includes access to capital, financing, legal, insurance, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and management strategies, to its current subsidiary, WEPOWER. The Company also intends to acquire clean technology companies and/or green products and services that are accretive and that can be seamlessly integrated into WEPOWER, and utilize the overall economics of such products and services for the benefit of WEPOWER. For more information visit Investor Relations at:

About WEPOWER Ecolutions Inc.
WEPOWER is a U.S. energy service company (ESCO) based in the Los Angeles area that offers renewable energy production, energy efficiency products and services to commercial middle-market companies, Fortune 500 brands, developers and management companies of large-scale residential developments. WEPOWER's business is focused as an integrator of clean-technology solutions in the U.S., with strategic expansion plans in Latin America, Asia and Europe. WEPOWER's core business delivers green solutions, branded specifically as WEPOWER "ecolutions," which include best-of-class alternative energy technology portfolios in wind turbines, solar PV power systems, green roofs, smart lighting controls, LED lighting, refrigeration systems and filters, battery storage systems, eco-friendly HVAC motors, energy and power control management systems, fuel reduction solutions for transportation and other clean technologies specific to its markets. Additional integrated business offerings include direct energy services as power purchase agreements (PPAs), energy financing and leasing of solar- and wind-powered generation programs in urban and rural real estate environments, lighting efficiency systems and refrigeration systems. For more information visit us at:

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