SOURCE: ZBB Energy Corporation

ZBB Energy Corporation

May 01, 2014 08:00 ET

ZBB Energy Names Sales Manager for State of Hawaii

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwired - May 1, 2014) - ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE MKT: ZBB) (the "Company"), a leading developer of intelligent, renewable energy power platforms and hybrid vehicle control systems, today retained Theodore (Ted) Peck as sales manager for the state of Hawaii. In this position, Mr. Peck will be responsible for market analysis, sales leadership and partner relationship management as ZBB furthers initiatives with the state utilities and end-use customers.

Mr. Peck brings more than 25 years of senior leadership in business, government and energy management to the Company. Most recently, he served as the General Manager, South Pacific Region for Johnson Controls. During his tenure overseeing the Solutions business in the Pacific, Johnson Controls booked a $150 million energy retrofit of the 12 airports in Hawaii, the largest performance contract in the company's and state's history. Prior to Johnson Controls, Mr. Peck served as the Energy Administrator for the State of Hawaii, advising the Governor and Cabinet on energy matters and policy. He also managed the first three years of the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, a partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy, which implemented an energy storage program on each island. Mr. Peck also served as a Principal at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he opened the Honolulu office and managed the firm's public sector business in the Pacific. He earned a Bachelor of Science in physics from the United States Naval Academy and is a retired nuclear submarine officer.

"Ted's significant experience working in the state's administration and other public and private sector markets gives him great insight into the power and energy needs of the state. Hawaii is the most fossil fuel dependent state in the nation and we believe our technology platforms align well in helping Hawaii and its residents realize further utilization of renewables, reduced energy costs, cleaner air and the general surety of power in the event of power outages due to natural disaster or grid instability," said Dan Nordloh, Executive Vice President of Global Business Development for ZBB Energy. "Ted's industry expertise, local knowledge and professional relationships will be a great benefit as we further our position in Hawaii."

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, engineering and development, and production facilities are located in Menomonee Falls, WI, USA with a research facility also located in Perth, Western Australia. ZBB has a joint venture with Meineng Energy, a provider of leading-edge energy storage systems and solutions to the greater China market. For more information, visit: www.zbbenergy.com.

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