SOURCE: ZBB Energy Corporation

ZBB Energy Corporation

April 26, 2011 10:43 ET

ZBB Energy Selected to Showcase Its Integrated Energy Management Platform at MDB Capital's Bright Lights Conference in New York City on May 10th, 2011

ZBB Energy Corporation Among MDB Capital Group's Small-Cap IP Leaders

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwire - Apr 26, 2011) - ZBB Energy Corporation (NYSE Amex: ZBB) is pleased to announce its selection for the prestigious NYC Bright Lights Conference on May 10th at 10:30 a.m. ET at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. Bright Lights is the only conference of its kind with an exclusive focus on publicly-traded companies with disruptive and market changing intellectual property (IP).

ZBB Energy was selected from MDB's 2011 group of "Best and Brightest" small-cap companies, a group that is advancing some of 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.

ZBB Energy will exhibit its integrated energy management platform to renowned IP innovation leaders and institutional investors that are focused on shaping policies and strategies for IP monetization and value creation.

Christopher Marlett, CEO at MDB Capital Group, comments, "It's a rare and exciting opportunity to have so many key players that are driving IP asset monetization together under one roof and we look forward to sharing ZBB Energy's intelligent, renewable energy power platforms with other innovators and investors at the Bright Lights conference."

Bright Lights also features high-profile speakers including the top IP experts in the nation, such as David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), who will be joining as a keynote speaker; in addition to Marshall Phelps, former head of Microsoft IP, and John Cronin, former head of IBM's Patent Factory, and Paul Ryan of Acacia Research.

The second annual Bright Lights Conference will take place on May 10 -11th at the Le Parker Meridien Hotel in New York City. To learn more about the event, please visit: http://www.mdb.com.

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: www.zbbenergy.com

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About MDB Capital Group
MDB Capital Group, LLC is an institutional research and investment banking firm focusing exclusively on small and micro-cap companies possessing market changing, disruptive intellectual property. For more information on MDB Capital Group, visit: http://www.mdb.com

About PatentVest
PatenVest® is a proprietary intellectual property (IP) business intelligence platform developed by MDB Capital Group. PatentVest quantifies the appropriate valuation of IP and enables the emergence of IP as an investible asset class. For more information on PatentVest please visit: http://www.patentvest.com

DISCLAIMER
Past performance is not a guarantee of future results. MDB Capital Group, LLC expects to receive or intends to seek compensation for investment banking or other business relationships with the covered companies mentioned in this press release. For important disclosure information regarding the covered companies in this press release, please contact: The Director of Research at (310) 526-5000 or write to: MDB Capital Group, LLC, Attention: Director of Research, 401 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1020, Santa Monica, CA 90401.

Contact Information

  • Bright Lights Press Contact:
    Wendy Prabhu
    1.512.215.4452
    Email Contact

    ZBB Energy Corporation Contact:
    Helen Brown
    Investor Relations
    ZBB Energy Corporation
    T: 262.253.9800
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