OR RULE 15d-14(b) OF THE
EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
AND 18 U.S.C.
with the Quarterly Report of Ener-Core, Inc. (the “Company”) on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2017,
as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the date hereof (the “Report”), I, Alain J. Castro, Chief Executive
Officer of the Company, hereby certify as of the date hereof, solely for purposes of Title 18, Chapter 63, Section 1350 of the
United States Code, that to the best of my knowledge:
Report fully complies with the requirements of Section 13(a) or Section 15(d), as applicable, of the Securities Exchange Act of
1934, as amended; and
information contained in the Report fairly presents, in all material respects, the financial condition and results of operations
of the Company.
||/s/ Alain J. Castro|
||Alain J. Castro|
||Chief Executive Officer|
||(Principal Executive Officer)|
A signed original
of this written statement required by 18 U.S.C. Section 1350 has been provided to the Company and will be retained by the Company
and furnished to the Securities and Exchange Commission or its staff upon request. This certification will not be deemed filed
by the Company for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or otherwise subject to the liability of that
Section. This certification will not be deemed to be incorporated by reference into any filing under the Securities Act of 1933,
as amended, or the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, except to the extent that the Company specifically incorporates
it by reference.