SOURCE: Xzeres Wind Corp.

May 05, 2011 08:59 ET

XZERES Begins Sales of Its New Family of Power Efficiency Products and Launches Its Web Site

WILSONVILLE, OR--(Marketwire - May 5, 2011) - XZERES Wind Corporation (OTCBB: XWND), designer, developer and producer of distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind market (2.5kW-100kW) and power management devices for the business and residential market, announced today that it has officially begun sales of its new line of power management and efficiency devices and launched its web site, dedicated specifically to this new family of products.

The addition of this complementary and diversified family of products enables XZERES to offer both business and residential customers, in urban and rural locations, the ability to: reduce their power consumption; protect and extend the life of their electrical equipment and electronics via power conditioning and central surge suppression; reduce their carbon footprint; and depending upon the type of customer, application and local utility company's electricity pricing policies, provide significant energy savings.

This new XZERES product line consists of several models, each having a different size, range of applications and capacity rating. The products offer a compelling economic value proposition for customers with a quick payback period, generally less than 24 months and often as short as 6-8 months. Depending upon the level of inductive motors on-site, many customers have experienced reductions in their monthly electrical bills by 10% to as high as 20%. With most price points ranging from $500 to $2900 (depending on the unit) the customer purchase decision is made easy, particularly once they understand the benefits. For more information please visit or

XZERES intends to target its sales and marketing efforts for this product toward the commercial market, focusing upon small and medium sized businesses as well as public institutions such as schools, libraries and others. Since businesses and institutional users are more subjected to electrical "demand" charges and are penalized for "low" power factors, these types of customers tend to see greater cost savings and a much higher ROI by installing these devices.

This new line of XZERES power efficiency devices provides the Company with a family of products that provide high margin, low ASP (average selling price) and fast sale cycle and complement our small wind power systems business. Frank Greco, CEO of XZERES, commented, "XZERES expects to begin recognizing initial revenue from its power efficiency products during its1st fiscal quarter, ending May 31, 2011, with initial full quarterly impact for sales of this product line expected to be realized during the Company's 2nd fiscal quarter ending August 31,2011."

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XZERES Wind Corp designs, develops, manufactures and markets distributed generation, wind power systems for the small wind (2.5kW-100kW) market as well as power management solutions. Our grid connected and off grid wind turbine systems, which consist of our 2.5kW and 10kW devices and related equipment, are utilized for electrical power generation for applications and markets such as residential, micro-grid based rural electrification, agricultural, small business, rural electric utility systems, as well as other private, corporate infrastructure and government applications. Our wind power systems are focused on distributed energy, where a specific machine's energy output is largely or entirely used on-site where the equipment is installed, as well as grid connected applications. While many of our customers take advantage of their local net-metering rules within the United States and Feed In Tariffs that are often available in Europe and Internationally (to sell power back to the grid), our wind power systems are not dependent on transmission needs to carry the energy produced to another location. For more information please see the Company's web site at

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These forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those projected, including without limitation, the following: (a)new business models may be more difficult and/or take longer than anticipated, may be more costly than anticipated and may have unanticipated adverse effects relating to the Company's business; (b) the challenge of compensating and retaining key employees; (c) the impact on the Company and our customers from the current domestic and international economic, geo-political and financial market conditions; (d) the success of our new products and new business models in achieving their expected benefits; (e) to perform as expected without material defects; (f) to be qualified and accepted by our customers, (g) to successfully compete with products, systems, technologies and services offered by our competitors; (h) we may not be successful in undertaking the steps currently planned in order to further develop the business; and (i) other risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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