Ardes Johnson V.P. Strategic Initiative

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Tesla Executive Joins JLM Energy

Ardes Johnson also headed sales at SolarWorld

ROCKLIN, Calif. – JLM Energy, a renewable energy technology company, announced today the addition of Ardes Johnson as Vice President, Strategic Initiatives. Mr. Johnson most recently served as director of sales at Tesla Energy (NASDAQ: TSLA) and previously as vice president of sales for SolarWorld. At JLM, Mr. Johnson will focus on high value opportunities including utility-scale solar plus storage projects.

“As we accelerate our aggressive growth plan, Ardes’ background and relationships will serve as a springboard for expanding our business exponentially,” said, Farid Dibachi, JLM Energy’s CEO and founder.

Johnson said, “JLM’s innovative technology portfolio and dynamic team are what attracted me. JLM’s patented technology and unified software platform uniquely position JLM to lead the exponential growth in the solar plus storage market and ease pressure on the grid.”

About JLM Energy

JLM Energy is an energy technology company. JLM has created a fully-integrated software platform and energy technology bundle that optimizes energy use and maximizes savings for customers. The bundle includes solar, energy storage, monitoring devices, algorithms and load controllers that are all unified a single software platform.

JLM Energy is employee-owned and based in Northern California with offices in Arizona, Nevada and Hawaii. www.jlmei.com @JLMEnergy on Twitter.