SunWize Technologies Expands and Reorganizes its Power Systems Division

SunWize's Distributed Power Group has reorganized its rapidly growing Power Systems installation business into two divisions. The Residential Power Systems Division is led by industry veteran Paul Garvison, while the Commercial Power Systems Division continues to be led by Senior VP David Panico.

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For Immediate Release

Contact: Dave Holt
SunWize Technologies, Inc.
Tel.: 805-625-2121
E-mail: dholt@sunwize.com

SunWize Technologies Expands and Reorganizes its Power Systems Division;
Hires Paul Garvison as VP of the Residential Power Systems Division

San Jose, CA November 21, 2008 - SunWize's Distributed Power Group has reorganized its rapidly growing Power Systems installation business into two separate divisions. The Residential Power Systems Division is headed by industry veteran Paul Garvison, while the Commercial Power Systems Division continues to be led by Senior VP David Panico.

"To better serve our customers and enable our accelerating expansion, we've restructured Power Systems into residential and commercial business divisions," reports David Kaltsas, EVP and President of the Distributed Power Group at SunWize. "The move enhances our ability to create and deliver tailored solutions to homeowners, businesses, and institutions. We are particularly pleased to have Paul Garvison join our team to guide the growth of the Residential Power Systems Division as its Vice President. Paul's years of business development experience with BP Solar and decades of solar industry experience are a perfect fit."

"I am excited to be a part of the dynamic SunWize organization and look forward to expanding the solar electric solutions we offer to our residential customers," states Paul Garvison "My goal is to continually improve our installation services while building a scalable business infrastructure and model."

Paul Garvison was formerly the Director of Business Development for BP Solar North America, where he was responsible for the creation and launch of new offers to homeowners, including the highly visible programs with Shea Homes' Trilogy Division and Old Country Roofing's Solar Solutions. Mr. Garvison joined BP Solar in 1997 and has served as Offer Development Manager, Programs Director and Product Development Director during his tenure with the company. His career in photovoltaics spans over 28 years and has focused on the development of modules, systems and solutions to meet changing customer requirements. Mr. Garvison holds several solar patents as well as a Bachelor of Science in Physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, MA.

The Residential Power Systems Division, headquartered in San Jose, currently focuses on providing design, engineering, and installation services for residential and small commercial customers in California and operates five regional offices. The Commercial Power Systems Division provides similar services to large commercial, government and industrial customers nationwide, with projects over 50kW.

SunWize Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.), Inc., specializes in the design and manufacture of solar energy systems, product distribution, and associated project development. The Company operates a manufacturing and distribution facility in Kingston, New York, serving as the company headquarters; a distribution warehouse in Willits, California; a manufacturing and distribution center in Rancho Cucamonga, California; and regional sales offices throughout the US and Canada. For more information, call Dave Holt at (805) 625-2121 or visit www.sunwize.com.

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