CENTROSOLAR Group AG expands further in the US

Market launch of branded „SunPAC" PV system package New sales office in California opened

Munich, September 16, 2009 - Centrosolar America Inc., the US-subsidiary of CENTROSOLAR Group AG, Munich, located in Arizona, expands its presence in the US market with a branded solar system and another sales office. The company thus responds to the significant sales and market growth in the US.

New PV system package with CENTROSOLAR branded components
By launching "SunPAC", Centrosolar America for the first time introduces a branded complete solar system package specially developed for the US market. The package consists of compatible high-performance Centrosolar branded PV panels, certified mounting systems, inverters and all necessary balance of system components. Furthermore the system package includes an installation & owner's manual with permit package drawings and all required NEC code compliant ‘equipment labels'. "SunPAC" is suitable for residential as well as small commercial applications with various roof types.

New sales office in PV key market California opens up
Centrosolar America has experienced significant growth during the second quarter of 2009 and has already developed a strong customer base of dealers and installers in Arizona, and the South West region. The company has now expanded its US sales network, opening an office in Pleasanton, California. Jay Johnson, earlier at Akeena Solar, has joined Centrosolar America as Director of Sales and is responsible for California sales market.

CENTROSOLAR Group AG (ISIN DE0005148506) is among Europe's leading suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) systems for roofs and related components, with currently more than 800 employees and revenue of EUR 333 million in 2008. Its product range comprises solar integrated systems, modules, mounting systems and solar glass. It generates more than half its revenue internationally. The company has its own sales offices in Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and the USA. The daughter company Centrosolar America Inc. is actually one of the fastest growing sales companies of the Group. CENTROSOLAR America has a full-scale distribution facility in Phoenix, Arizona and a sales office in Pleasanton, California, with access to a robust dealer network for the residential and commercial channel and support for projects through partnerships with integrators and financial providers.

For more information please visit www.centrosolar.com.

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