DEERFIELD BEACH, FL, April 1, 2012 – Green States Energy, Inc. (GSE) announced that Paul Patrizio has been named General Counsel of the company.  Mr. Patrizio has been the Co-Managing Partner and General Counsel of Clean Power Partners LLC, a project development company and advisory firm specializing in the clean energy industry.  During the last several years, Mr. Patrizio has also been Counsel to Gehrlicher Solar America Corp., the US subsidiary of Gehrlicher Solar AG, one of the largest solar companies in the world.

Green States Energy CEO Stephen Clevett said, “We are pleased to have Paul join our team.  He brings a wealth of experience in clean energy as well as a record of entrepreneurial success.”

Mr. Patrizio holds a BA, MBA, JD and LLM and is admitted to practice law in NJ, NY and PA.


About Green States Energy

Headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, Green States Energy, Inc. is an Independent Power Producer (IPP) that acquires, develops, and operates clean electric generating plants the Americas and Europe. The Company currently owns 12 operating solar PV power plants in the U.S. with a total capacity of 20MW, and over 100MW under development, which includes solar PV, biomass, and cogeneration/CHP projects.

Certain statements in this press release are “forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the “safe-harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by such statements, including changes from anticipated levels of sales, future national or regional economic and competitive conditions, changes in relationships with customers, access to capital, difficulties in developing and marketing new products, marketing existing products, customer acceptance of existing and new products, the Company’s ability to complete additional acquisitions and other factors. Accordingly, although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. The Company has no obligation to update the forward-looking information contained in this presentation.

Joseph Duey
Chief Financial Officer
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