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CGE Energy Commits to USA-Made Products and Manufacturing

BRIGHTON, Mich., Sept. 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CGE Energy (currently trading as MKBYD:OTCPink, becoming CGEI on Oct. 12) is a leading engineer of no capital cost energy solutions headquartered in Brighton, Michigan. The company has been creating American jobs, supporting the U.S. economy, and contributing to domestic energy independence since their founding in 1989. CGE Energy has made a commitment to sourcing American-Made products whenever possible, and their strategic partnerships with North Carolina-based Cree® LED and Oregon-headquartered SolarWorld® have helped empower this endeavor.

“The idea of ‘Made in the U.S.A.’ goes beyond a mere concept of patriotism. To CGE Energy it means supporting American businesses, employees, and communities; supporting clean air, clean water domestically; and it means improved national security by reducing our dependence on foreign oil and energy sources,” says CGE Energy President/CEO Bryan Zaplitny, “And by investing in S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, and math) education through our Net Zero Energy Experience at the YMCA, we are preparing a future American workforce and better opportunities for our children and grandchildren.”

CGE Energy is an Authorized Project Developer for SolarWorld® Industries America. As the largest U.S. solar manufacturer for 40 years, SolarWorld® is uniquely recognized as America’s solar leader. They meticulously carry out the most important steps in the solar production process on U.S. soil— from sourcing and manufacturing to assembling and hiring. The company sources only the highest-quality components and materials from reputable and proven American suppliers.

CGE Energy is an Elite Distributor of Cree® LED. Cree® was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina. Cree®'s total Durham presence spans more than 146 acres and employs more than 2,600. The company recently expanded its U.S. manufacturing operations in Durham and also in Racine, Wisconsin. The company’s LED chips are made in Durham as well as the assembly and packaging of many of their bulbs and luminaires.

CGE Energy has demonstrated its commitment to U.S. manufacturing as they are in the process of manufacturing their patented WIND•e20® vertical axis wind turbine. CGE Energy sources the turbine’s carbon fiber blades from Virginia-based Strongwell, as well as hydraulic components and over 35-tons of steel for each turbine from U.S. sources.

CGE Energy’s strategic manufacturing partner is Burtek Enterprises Inc., based in Chesterfield, Michigan. They are a well-recognized market leader that provides highly engineered, integrated solutions for mission and safety critical applications for the aerospace, spaceflight, defense and energy markets. A large portion of Burtek's skilled workmanship is done for use by the U.S. Military.

CGE Energy is a member of the organization American Made Matters, whose mission is to educate consumers about buying U.S.-made products to help strengthen the American Dream.

About CGE Energy

CGE Energy is the leading engineer of no capital cost energy solutions. Headquartered in Brighton, Michigan, the company integrates the optimal configuration of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies to meet their customers unique energy needs. Today the company serves customers in the U.S. and abroad, using energy technologies that include Cree® LED lighting, their patented WIND•e20® wind turbine and SolarWorld® solar generation. CGE Energy is a publicly traded company and will trade under the ticker symbol MKBYD:OTCPink until it symbol becomes CGEI on Oct. 12, 2015.

Certain statements made in this release constitute forward-looking statements and do not guarantee future performance. Actual results or developments may differ materially from the projections in the forward-looking statements.




Paul Schneider 

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Source: GlobeNewswire (September 30, 2015 - 7:00 AM EDT)

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