PV Powered adds Canadian Regional Manager

Former Satcon sales executive Marty Fleet will open new PV Powered sales office in Ontario, Canada

Bend, ORE. - April 23, 2010 - PV Powered, Inc., the innovation leader in solar inverter reliability, performance, and serviceability, announces today that it has appointed solar industry veteran Marty S. Fleet to the new position of Sales and Business Development Manager, Canada. In this capacity, Marty Fleet will open a new regional sales office in Ontario and lead PV Powered's customer engagements in the fast-growing Canadian market.

Mr. Fleet has been in the power electronics industry since 1993, developing extensive experience in all aspects of business and project development, with a focus on solar power since 2002. Most recently, Mr. Fleet had been Satcon's Regional Sales Manager, responsible for commercial and utility-scale PV and FuelCell inverter business development in Canada and the northeastern United States.

"Marty is well respected in the industry and among his customers," said Erick Petersen, PV Powered vice president of marketing and sales. "He brings a wealth of solar market experience to PV Powered, and his appointment is timed perfectly to support our business expansion in Canada."

About PV Powered
PV Powered is the innovation leader for grid-tied PV inverters in the residential, commercial and utility markets, setting the industry standard for innovation in reliability and efficiency. Founded in Bend, Oregon in 2003, the company brings together one of the most experienced design teams in solar power electronics. PV Powered was recently selected to receive a Stage 2 award under the Solar Energy Grid Integration System (SEGIS) program by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The company is leading a team of recognized distributed energy and smart grid partners in developing innovations that increase energy harvest, reduce the cost of PV systems, and remove barriers to high levels of PV grid penetration. For more information on the company, visit www.pvpowered.com.

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