Envision Solar Awarded Best Sustainability Award From the San Diego Business Journal's 2016 Manufacturing Awards

SAN DIEGO, CA—(Marketwired – September 27, 2016) – Envision Solar International, Inc. (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading renewable energy, media and branding and EV charging product company, announced today that it was named the winner of the Best Sustainability Award in the San Diego Business Journal's 2016 Manufacturing Awards.

The SDBJ's 2016 Manufacturing awards honors San Diego County's best leaders and companies. Envision Solar was selected as a winner from a broad selection of the region's most exciting companies. Other award winners include Solar Turbines Incorporated, D&K Engineering, Inc., Stone Brewing Co. and several other prominent companies.

“We are building a quality company with excellent execution and growth prospects,” said Desmond Wheatley, CEO of Envision Solar. “We sell ground–breaking products to governments and corporations who choose us, because they recognize that what we offer is the best solution available to them. It's wonderful that we have been recognized by the San Diego Business Journal as a winner for our contribution to sustainability.”

Envision Solar is a San Diego based sustainable technology innovation company that produces renewably energized and sustainable products for transportation, security and media platforms. Envision was recently awarded Best Product of the Year in the 8th Annual Golden Bridge Awards in the Energy Industry Innovations category.

About Envision Solar International, Inc.

Envision Solar designs, manufactures and deploys unique, renewably energized, EV charging and media and branding systems. The Company's products include the patented EV ARC™ and Solar Tree® product lines. All of the Company's products can be enhanced with EnvisionTrak™ patented solar tracking, ARC Technology™ energy storage, SunCharge™ Electric Vehicle Charging Stations and digital advertising packages.

Based in San Diego, the company integrates the highest quality components into its Made in America products. Envision Solar is listed on the OTC Bulletin Board under the symbol [EVSI]. For more information, visit www.envisionsolar.com or call 866–746–0514.

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