SOURCE: Premier Holding Corporation

January 11, 2013 13:23 ET

PRHL Announces Strategic Agreement With Yale Chase/Orion Energy Systems of Southern California

TUSTIN, CA--(Marketwire - Jan 11, 2013) -  Premier Holding Corporation's (OTCQB: PRHL) subsidiary, Energy Efficiency Experts, Inc. (E3), announced today the signing of a Sales Representative Agreement with Orion Energy Systems (OES) of Southern California, a division of Yale Chase Equipment and Services, Inc., for a strategic alliance in providing Orion products and services nationwide.

Energy Efficiency Experts (E3) added another alliance to its growing base of strategic partners with the signing of this agreement. E3 will now be able to offer the complete line of Orion energy generation and energy conservation technologies throughout the United States. In addition, Orion will be providing its outstanding service and support infrastructure to help facilitate more rapid sales and implementation efforts. E3 will be introducing these new products and services to its thousands of existing clients and growing base of prospects nationwide.

Orion Energy Systems provides one of the widest ranges of products and services in the energy management field. On the conservation side, it has an array of products for interior and exterior lighting, refrigeration, motors and fans, controls and monitors. On the generation side, it provides solar and wind power generation technologies. All products come with the exemplary service and support Orion is known for.

This alliance further advances E3's business strategy of providing only those technologies that have proven themselves in the field in both technical sophistication/reliability and financial justification.

Chris Westberg of Yale Chase said, "We have known the people at PRHL for many years and are excited to be working with them through their new ESCO, E3. We plan to support them in every way, both locally here in Southern California and by introducing them to our nationwide network of alliance partners. We are already teaming up with them on projects locally, and are excited to work with them. The combined efforts of both companies fully utilized their core competencies to the point where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts."

Randy Letcavage, president of Premier Holding Corp., said, "This alliance with Orion Energy Systems is a critical part of our strategy to provide the best-of-breed products to our clients. We have been very impressed with the quality of their technology and at least one of our Fortune 500 clients exclusively recommends their products for their 400-plus sites in the US. The only thing we have seen that surpasses the quality of their products is the quality of their service. We look forward to a long and productive relationship with Orion."

About Premier Holding Corp.
The Company provides financial support and management expertise, which includes access to capital, financing, legal, insurance, mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and management strategies. The Company also intends to acquire clean technology companies and/or green products and services that are accretive and that can be seamlessly integrated and utilize the overall economics of such products and services for the benefit of its customers. Through subsidiaries we offer 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. Additional integrated business offerings include direct energy services as power purchase agreements (PPAs), energy financing and leasing of generation programs in urban and rural real estate environments, lighting efficiency systems and refrigeration systems. For more information visit PRHL Investors Relations:

About Energy Efficiency Experts (E3)
E3 is an Energy Services Company (ESCO) formed by PRHL to provide the best of breed solutions to its clients. By maintaining a "product agnostic" approach, E3's experts will prescribe the best solution for the unique circumstances of its clients after careful surveys and analysis. Through its every-growing alliances, E3 strives to provide the most current, but fully vetting solutions in energy generation and energy reduction technologies; and through its sister company, The Power Company, it will also coordinate with deregulated power in certain regions and through its parent, PRHL, it will provide funding sources which can make a project cash flow positive in month one. By providing "everything energy" to its clients on an on-going basis, E3 will maintain a relationship with its clients in an effort to keep them on the productive edge of technology.

About Orion Energy Systems of Southern California (OES)
With over $1.8 billion saved on Energy, Orion Energy Systems continues saving its customers' money with the results of its state of the art Research and Development. With 63 patents pending or issued, Orion Energy Systems is one of the leading providers in energy saving solutions. The technologies from Orion Energy Systems of Southern California include: Apollo Solar Light Pipes, InteLight Energy Management Controls, Interior LED Lighting, Exterior LED Technology, Solar/Wind Powered Energy.

About Yale Chase
With over 20 years of experience, Yale Chase is the leading provider of material handling products, services and solutions in Southern California and Hawaii. The company focus is to provide TOTAL SOLUTIONS to customers' needs: PRODUCT SOLUTIONS - the most complete line of products in the industry. Their extensive product lines provide the best solution for the client's unique operations. PEOPLE SOLUTIONS - focusing on finding solutions to customers' needs, helping them reach productivity, safety, and financial goals. VALUE SOLUTIONS - provides only industry leading quality products that maximize return on investment.