ZBB Energy Corp. signs on with Russian partner

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 09:08 pm

Menomonee Falls-based ZBB Energy Corp. announced it has entered into a strategic relationship with BPC Engineering of Moscow, Russia.

The relationship 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 generation in the Russian and CIS markets, will market, sell and support ZBB products, effective immediately.

In conjunction with the signing of the strategic relationship with BPC Power Systems, ZBB received the initial purchase order for a complete ZBB EnerSystem, consisting of a ZBB EnerStore flow battery and ZBB EnerSection power and control center.

“BPC Power Systems has demonstrated success in creating a market for distributed generation in Russia and the CIS,” said Dan Nordloh, ZBB Energy executive vice president of Global Business Development. “They’ve developed a team of executives and relationships that have made BPC a successful pioneer and innovator in the Russian and CIS markets. Their ability to create opportunities and carry out the entire working cycle of selling, engineering, constructing and supporting distributed power and energy systems is a significant requirement for successfully marketing ZBB’s products. We are excited to have BPC as a partner and are anxious to get the first system installed.”

“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 is willing to provide 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,” said Alexander Skorokhodov, BPC Engineering chief executive officer.

“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,” said Eric Apfelbach, ZBB president and CEO.

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