SOURCE: ZBB Energy Corporation

ZBB Energy Corporation

April 28, 2011 10:41 ET

ZBB Energy Announces Upcoming Participation in Conference and Trade Events

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwire - Apr 28, 2011) - ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB), the leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms, announced today its planned participation in various industry conferences and trade events in May and June, 2011.


Bright Lights Conference
MDB Capital will host its annual Bright Lights Conference on May 10th-11th at Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. Eric Apfelbach, President & CEO of ZBB, has been invited to present on May 10th at 10:30 a.m. ET. ZBB Energy was selected from MDB's 2011 group of "Best and Brightest" small-cap companies, a group that is advancing today's most innovative and market-leading intellectual property (IP). ZBB Energy is one of the 40 public companies ranking in the 90th percentile for its respective technology leadership from more than 1,500 small-cap companies with granted U.S. patents, as rated by PatentVest, MDB's proprietary IP business intelligence platform.

WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition
Tier Electronics, a wholly owned subsidiary of ZBB Energy, will be exhibiting in Booth 3692 at the WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition on May 22-25, 2011 in Anaheim, California. The show, produced by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), provides a venue for the wind industry to network, do business, and solve problems. Tier Electronics will exhibit its semi-custom power converters and standardized designs for OEMs. Tier Electronics specializes in intelligent power converters for alternative energy, motor controls and power quality.


ESA Annual Meeting
The Electricity Storage Association will host its annual meeting on June 6-9th in San Jose, California. ZBB will present how integrated power electronics with hybrid energy storage systems can deliver multiple value streams across the utility supply chain. The ESA Annual Meeting is the premier forum for leaders driving the evolutions and integration of storage systems and technologies.

West Coast Energy Management Congress
ZBB Energy will be chairing the Energy Storage session at the 29th West Coast Energy Management Congress on June 15-16, 2011 in Long Beach, California. ZBB will also present its intelligent system platform technology for the integration of energy storage and distributed generation sources. The West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held on the U.S. West Coast specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users.

MREA (Midwest Renewable Energy Association) Energy Fair 2011
Tier Electronics will be exhibiting in Booth C22 in the ReNew the Earth Institute at the MREA Energy Fair on June 17-19, 2011 in Custer, Wisconsin. Tier will be showcasing Solindro, its grid-tie inverter product line for small wind and solar. The ReNew the Earth Institute allows for people of all ages to learn about renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable living, and other environmental issues.

Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference
ZBB will be participating in the Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference, on June 21-22, 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. Global Transmission is hosting this event to demonstrate viable and profitable business solutions for grid-scale energy storage and to provide networking opportunities for all participants interested in driving change in how storage is and can be used to improve grid operations around the world.

About ZBB Energy Corporation
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB) provides advanced electrical power management platforms targeted at the growing global need for distributed renewable energy, energy efficiency, power quality, and grid modernization. ZBB and its power electronics subsidiary, Tier Electronics, LLC have developed a portfolio of intelligent power management platforms that directly integrate multiple renewable and conventional onsite generation sources with rechargeable zinc bromide flow batteries and other storage technology. The company also offers advanced systems to directly connect wind and solar equipment to the grid and systems that can form various levels of micro-grids. Tier electronics participates in the energy efficiency markets through their hybrid vehicle control systems, and power quality markets with their line of regulation solutions. Together, these platforms solve a wide range of electrical system challenges in global markets for utility, governmental, commercial, industrial and residential end customers. A developer and manufacturer of its modular, scalable and environmentally friendly power systems ("ZESS POWR™"), ZBB Energy was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Wisconsin, USA with offices also located in Perth, Western Australia. For more information on ZBB Energy, visit:

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    Helen Brown
    Investor Relations
    ZBB Energy Corporation
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