Parker Hannifin Power Conversion System Selected By Primus Power to Support Energypod® Enabling Microgrid at US Marine Corps Base

The Energy Grid Tie Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that Primus Power (Primus) selected its power conversion system to support Primus' EnergyPod® recently shipped to the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, California. Primus, a technology leader in grid-scale electrical energy storage, chose the Parker system following a test program conducted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The 250 kW EnergyPod is part of a solar and storage microgrid located at the military base. The base was recently recognized for its energy-use reduction when it received EPA Federal Green Challenge Award for 2015.

CHARLOTTE, NC, July 23, 2015—The Energy Grid Tie Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE:PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that Primus Power (Primus) selected its power conversion system to support Primus' EnergyPod® recently shipped to the Marine Corps Air Station in Miramar, California. Primus, a technology leader in grid-scale electrical energy storage, chose the Parker system following a test program conducted at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The 250 kW EnergyPod is part of a solar and storage microgrid located at the military base. The base was recently recognized for its energy-use reduction when it received EPA Federal Green Challenge Award for 2015.


Parker has deployed over 100 megawatts of power conversion systems to projects worldwide, beginning in 2008, for applications in frequency regulation, ancillary services, and microgrid support. A unique scalable inverter design allows the user to size the system to the requirements of the installation.

"We have a proven track record of engineering and of commissioning advanced battery energy storage systems across the country and we look forward to this project with Primus Power," said Jim Hoelscher, General Manager, Parker Hannifin Global Energy Grid Tie Division. "Our power conversion systems are modular and scalable and can be customized for a number of applications, making them ideal for use in applications like this one."

"Parker was an early pioneer of power-conversion technology for microgrids and energy storage systems," said Primus CEO Tom Stepien "The company's proven expertise sealed our decision to select its technology to support this particular installation.. "Taking large-scale renewable energy projects into the mainstream requires considerable collaboration across the supply chain. We're glad to count Parker among our technology partners."

About Parker Hannifin With annual sales exceeding $13 billion in fiscal year 2014, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion and control technologies and systems, providing precision-engineered solutions for a wide variety of mobile, industrial and aerospace markets. The company employs approximately 57,500 people in 50 countries around the world. For more information, visit the company's website at www.parker.com. To learn more about Parker's power conversion technology visit www.parker.com/gridtie

About Primus Power
Primus Power is a leader in low-cost, grid-scale energy storage solutions with a scalable, distributed, multi-hour system that economically serves multiple storage applications. With 22 patented innovations in chemistry, cell design and system engineering, the Company's EnergyPod® products offer exceptional power density, reliability and portability at industry-low prices. Follow Primus Power on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, or visit us at www.primuspower.com.

EnergyPod is a registered trademark of Primus Power

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