FORM 3
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
  CASTRO ALAIN J
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
03/16/2015
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Ener-Core Inc. [ENCR]
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
512 N. MCCLURG CT., STE 1701
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Executive Officer
5. If Amendment, Date Original Filed(Month/Day/Year)
(Street)

CHICAGO, IL 60611
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing(Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned
(Instr. 4)
3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Common Stock 333,333
D
 

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Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 4)
4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 5)
6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option to purchase 04/28/2014 04/28/2020 Common Stock 2,150,000 $ 0.35 D  
Option to purchase 05/13/2014 05/13/2020 Common Stock 323,000 $ 0.48 D  
Option to purchase 11/28/2014 11/28/2020 Common Stock 235,000 $ 0.16 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
CASTRO ALAIN J
512 N. MCCLURG CT., STE 1701
CHICAGO, IL 60611
      Chief Executive Officer  

Signatures

/s/ Alain J. Castro 03/25/2015
**Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

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