PHOENIX, AZ — (Marketwire) – January 3, 2012 — Zentric, Inc. (OTCBB: ZNTR) (OTCQB: ZNTR) William Tien, President of Zentric, Inc. is pleased to announce Zentric (HK) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Zentric, Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with Lightway Australia Pty Ltd. to form Zentric Solar, Inc. Zentric, Inc. will hold a 35% equity interest in the new partnership while Lightway Australia Pty Ltd retains a 60% equity interest with the balance of 5% owned by Commerce King Limited.

Mr. Tien remarked, “Zentric (HK) Limited will enjoy the financial benefits as a shareholder in Zentric Solar in addition to providing various contractual services to Zentric Solar including acting as Project Manager in future solar energy installations.”

Mr. Jeff Mak, CEO of Zentric, Inc. adds, “We are happy to be involved in Zentric Solar and to be at the forefront of the Renewable and Alternative Energy sector. We anticipate significant revenues derived from fees earned by us for project management services. ”

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