Utility- and Solar-industry Veteran Dave Hebert Named as Director of Business Development

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – April 13, 2015 – Sunverge Energy, Inc. announced that David J. Hebert has joined the company as Director of Business Development, East reporting to Sunverge President and CEO, Ken Munson. A newly created role, Hebert will be responsible for driving business development of Sunverge’s innovative energy storage platform in key regional markets on the East Coast including sales and support of utilities, strategic partnerships, integrators/service providers, OEMs, and industry influencers. Dave joins Sunverge Energy from Petra Systems, a leading provider of Smart City infrastructure solutions, where he was responsible for sales to municipal, utility and transportation authority sectors for Petra’s intelligent lighting control and pole-mounted solar generator businesses. Prior to Petra, Hebert served as Director, North American Sales at AEG power solutions and Global Account Manger for Satcon Technologies Corporation. “We are pleased and excited to be adding a business development professional of Dave’s caliber to our team,” said Ken Munson, Sunverge President and CEO. “Dave’s acute sales skills, energy industry experience and successful track record of working with utilities to deploy grid edge technologies will be important assets as we continue to grow our leadership position in the market for integrated energy storage platforms.” About Sunverge Energy Inc. Sunverge Energy is a California-based company founded in 2009 with the vision of integrating solar, storage, and smart controls to maximize value for both electricity consumers and providers. That vision led to the creation of the Sunverge Solar Integration System (SIS), a distributed energy storage solution comprising batteries, power electronics, and multiple energy inputs controlled by software running in the cloud.   The system lowers costs, ensures energy reliability, helps strengthen the grid, and accelerates the integration of renewable energies and electric vehicles. Sunverge investors include Southern Cross Venture Partners, Siemens Venture Capital, and Total Energy Ventures International. For more information, please visit stage.sunverge.com.

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