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VRB® Energy Names Jim Stover Chief Marketing Officer

BEIJING, CHINA and VANCOUVER, CANADA — VRB Energy Inc. is pleased to announce the promotion of Jim Stover to the position of Chief Marketing Officer, where he will be responsible for international market development.

Mr. Stover has over 20 years of experience in clean technology and new product and market development.

“As the renewable energy revolution is upon us, more and more people are realizing that vanadium flow batteries are the right technology to integrate all the solar and wind energy coming online. VRB Energy is the leader in this technology, and I am very pleased to help them lead this transformation of electricity grids everywhere,” Jim commented.

VRB Energy at 5th Annual Vanitec Energy Storage Meeting and International Flow Battery Forum in Lyon, France

Jim Stover will be participating at the upcoming 5th Vanitec Energy Storage Meeting on July 8th 2019 in Lyon, France where he will deliver a presentation on “Vanadium Battery Technology: Unlocking Vanadium Potential Worldwide”.

Jim be joined by VRB Energy President of China Operations and Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Mianyan Huang, who will speak on “100MWh-scale Vanadium Flow Battery projects in China and Forthcoming Utility-Scale Deployment” at the International Flow Battery Forum on July 9th, 2019.

For more information about the International Flow Battery Forum, visit the website.

About VRB Energy
VRB Energy, formerly known as Pu Neng, is a fast-growing, privately-held clean technology innovator. The company has developed the most reliable, longest-lasting vanadium flow battery in the world, with more than 30 megawatt-hours installed and in construction worldwide, and more than 800,000 hours of demonstrated performance. The combination of VRB Energy’s proprietary low-cost ion-exchange membrane, long-life electrolyte formulation and innovative flow cell design sets it apart from other providers.

VRB Energy’s vanadium redox battery (VRB®) systems store energy in liquid electrolyte in a patented process based on the reduction and oxidation of ionic forms of the element vanadium. This is a nearly infinitely repeatable process that is safe, reliable, and non-toxic. Components can be nearly 100% recycled at end of-life, dramatically improving lifecycle economics and environmental benefits compared to lead-acid, lithium-ion and other battery systems.

VRB Energy is majority-owned by High Power Exploration (HPX), a metals-focused exploration company that also invests in minerals-dependent, high-growth emerging technologies. HPX is a subsidiary of I-Pulse, a global leader in developing innovative commercial applications for pulsed power technologies that convert small amounts of electrical energy into limitless power to address a broad and growing suite of applications across multiple industrial markets. I-Pulse is a private company with offices in San Francisco, London, Toulouse, Tokyo and Vancouver.

For more information on VRB Energy, HPX and I-Pulse, please visit our websites at www.vrbenergy.com, www.hpxploration.com, and www.ipulse-group.com.