MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - May 7, 2013) - ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, announced today it has shipped the previously announced order from BPC Engineering (Moscow, Russia) for a complete ZBB EnerSystem™, consisting of a ZBB EnerStore™ flow battery and ZBB EnerSection™ power and control center.
This shipment and the broader strategic relationship with BPC Engineering, www.bpcgroup.ru/eng/, introduces ZBB's line of products into the Russian and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) markets. BPC Engineering, already established as a major supplier of distributed microturbine generation in the Russian and CIS markets, will market, sell and support ZBB products.
Alexander Skorokhodov, BPC Engineering CEO, said, "We see great prospects for ZBB Energy solutions in the Russian and CIS markets. Today, this technology is the most advanced in its segment and we believe that Russian customers will appreciate the technology's outstanding features that will help increase reliability and efficiency of distributed power systems. BPC Engineering provides the most state-of-the-art products to distributed generation market and we are sure that ZBB Energy systems will be a perfect addition to our solutions for projects in Russia and CIS."
"We are excited to work with BPC and to have shipped our first system to the Russian/ CIS market. BPC is a great partner with a demonstrated success in bringing new distributed generation technologies to this market," said Eric Apfelbach, ZBB President and CEO. "This market entry is another example of where we have found a convergence of a grid infrastructure that needs our product, a trusted partner with the skills to sell and support our equipment, and a large growth opportunity. Our modular systems can be deployed immediately into this market with no significant engineering effort and provide a compelling ROI to the end user."
About ZBB Energy Corporation
ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) designs, develops, and manufactures advanced energy storage, power electronic systems, and engineered custom and semi-custom products 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 integrated power management platforms that combine advanced power and energy controls plus energy storage to optimize renewable energy sources and conventional power inputs whether connected to the grid or not. 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. Founded in 1986, ZBB's platforms ensure optimal efficiencies today, while offering the flexibility to adapt and scale to future requirements. ZBB's corporate offices and production facilities are located in Menomonee Falls, WI, USA with offices also located in Perth, Western Australia. For more information, visit: www.zbbenergy.com
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