Zinc Air, Inc. Changes Name to ViZn Energy Systems, Inc.

New Name Reflects Company's Commitment to Meet the Needs of and Revolutionize the Energy Storage Industry

Columbia Falls, MT. - August 1, 2013 - Zinc Air, Inc. has announced that it has changed its name to ViZn (pronounced VISION) Energy Systems, Inc. effective immediately. The name change, coming just months away from their commercial launch, better reflects the company's unique technology and position as a market leader in the utility-scale energy storage industry.


In an effort to alleviate confusion among customers, the name ViZn Energy Systems, Inc. also holds relevant meaning within the industry. While the Zn reflects Zinc, the foundation of the company's chemistry, the full context of the word ‘vision' is defined as "the act or power of anticipating that which will or may come to be: prophetic vision; the vision of an entrepreneur," which highlights ViZn's commitment to meeting both current and future energy needs as well as the foresight shown by the ViZn team in developing this cost effective, safe and scalable solution.

ViZn has based their company mission around the energy revolution that the world is going through with the belief that batteries will be the catalyst for change. The foundation of the technology ViZn developed was specifically created to meet the challenges facing this monumental transition to cleaner forms of energy.

The name change takes effect immediately as of today, August 1, 2013. Please visit www.viznenergy.com for additional details.

About ViZn Energy Systems, Inc.
ViZn Energy Systems, Inc., formerly Zinc Air, Inc., is comprised of a visionary team of scientists, engineers and business leaders that are passionate about creating and commercializing a revolutionary energy storage solution. Founded in 2009 and based on ten previous years of research, ViZn is now commercializing energy storage systems for mega-watt applications. The ViZn solution is safe, reliable, cost effective and scalable to meet the needs of today's ever changing energy landscape.

To learn more, visit www.viznenergy.com.

For additional information, please contact:

Kevin Waldher / EVP Investor Relations
ViZn Energy Systems, Inc.
406-261-4787
kevin.waldher@zincairinc.com

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