Ohio-Based Solar Racking Company Ecolibrium Solar Poised for Growth

Ecolibrium Solar's innovative products help solar installers reduce cost, as well as create professional and manufacturing jobs in Ohio and neighboring states.

ATHENS, Ohio, May 14, 2013 - Ecolibrium Solar, a manufacturer of flat roof mounting systems based in Athens, Ohio, today announced that it has raised nearly $1 million in additional funding to further accelerate the company's already impressive growth and customer success. The investment was led by Ohio TechAngel funds and Queen City Angels of Cincinnati, with participation from additional investors TeleGROWTH Ohio and East Central Ohio Tech Angel Fund.

"This additional funding is a great vote of confidence in the long-term potential of our company," said Brian Wildes, President and CEO, Ecolibrium Solar. "We are excited for the future of Ecolibrium Solar and we plan to use this funding to invest even more heavily in the success of our products and to further accelerate our growth."

Ecolibrium Solar's innovative products help solar installers reduce cost, as well as create professional and manufacturing jobs in Ohio and neighboring states. Ecofoot2, Ecolibrium Solar's most recent product, is the first modular system that combines the benefits of polymer with integrated grounding and wire management. This pioneering combination maximizes installation efficiency while providing the most roof-friendly design on the market.

"We are impressed with Brian Wildes and his team, their sales traction and momentum, and their agile ability to design compelling new products which the market has readily embraced," said John O. Huston, Manager, Ohio TechAngel Funds.

For more information about Ecolibrium Solar's products and partners, visit ecolibriumsolar.com.

About Ecolibrium Solar

Ecolibrium Solar is committed to revolutionizing the solar power market. We design simple, cost effective and ecologically sound products that maximize efficiency and minimize costs – making it easier to implement clean energy technology. After more than year of extensive research and development, what began with a clean sheet of paper evolved into a reinvention of the mounting system. Our research team combines the expertise from the automotive, polymer, construction, and solar industries to create a next-generation family of products that are making solar energy more user-friendly and accessible. Reducing the duration and complexity of solar projects in turn promotes economic advantages and ROI. The skillful design of our products is a progressive step towards reaching our overall goal of grid parity.

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