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ZBB Energy Executives Invited to Participate in Industry Conferences

MILWAUKEE, WI--(Marketwire - Jan 10, 2013) - ZBB Energy Corporation ( NYSE MKT : ZBB ), a leading developer of intelligent power and energy management technologies, today announced that the Company has accepted invitations to participate in the following industry events during the first half of 2013:

National Alliance for Advanced Technology Batteries (NAATBatt)
January 16-18, 2013 in Austin, TX

ZBB Energy will present "Ensuring Reliable Power in Unreliable Environments." Specific time and date is yet to be announced.

NAATBatt is a not-for-profit trade association of foreign and domestic corporations, associations and research institutions focused on the manufacture of large format advanced batteries for use in transportation and large scale energy storage applications in the United States. Members include advanced battery and electrode manufacturers, materials suppliers, vehicle makers, electric utilities, equipment vendors, service providers, universities and national laboratories.

Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Conference (ISGT 2013) sponsored by the IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES)
February 24-27, 2013 in Washington, DC

ISGT 2013 is a forum for participants to discuss state-of-the-art innovations in smart grid technologies. The conference features plenary sessions, panels, technical papers, and tutorials by international experts on smart grid applications.

April 2-4, 2013 in Austin, TX

ZBB Energy will present "Economic Modeling of a Behind-the-Meter or EV Storage Installation." Specific time and date is yet to be announced.

StorageWeek brings together industry leaders in storage implementation exploring storage's costs, benefits and technical maturity.

Conference on Government and Military Smart Grids and Microgrids
April 30-May 1, 2013 in Washington, DC

ZBB Energy will present "Ensuring Reliable Power in Unreliable Environments." Specific time and date is yet to be announced.

This conference brings together the key planners and technical experts who are leading the way in developing military smart grids and microgrid systems. 

May 5-8, 2013 in Chicago, IL

WINDPOWER is the focal point for wind professionals to network with and learn from industry leaders and experts, and to discover the latest in industry products and services.

Military & Commercial Microgrids Summit
Opportunities and Business Cases for Defense, Remote, Campus, & Utility Markets
May 13-15, 2013 in Arlington, VA

ZBB Energy will present "Microgrids for Increased Resiliency in Commercial Building Applications." Specific time and date is yet to be announced.

The Military & Commercial Microgrids Summit brings early adopters and implementers of microgrids in military applications, campuses, remote communities and net-zero facilities together with system integrators, equipment vendors and software providers who have successfully installed microgrids -- both commercial and military.

The ESA (Electricity Storage Association) 23rd Annual Meeting
May 20-22, 2013 in Santa Clara, CA

ZBB Energy will present "Overview of Control Techniques from the Gate Driver Level to the Transmission Level for Energy Storage Applications." Specific time and date is yet to be announced.

Electricity Storage Association is an international trade association established to promote the development and commercialization of competitive and reliable energy storage systems.

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.