Blue Sky Energy Takes WORLD TRADE CENTER San Diego International Trade Excellence Award

Solar Pioneer Blue Sky Energy Heats Up San Diego Export Economy

SAN DIEGO, CA (January 9, 2012) – Pioneering solar product manufacturer Blue Sky Energy is the recipient of the 2011 North County International Trade Excellence Award by the WORLD TRADE CENTER San Diego (WTCSD) for their exceptionally robust and rapidly expanding export portfolio.


Blue Sky Energy excels in all prize categories including number of export countries, increase in export sales YoY, job growth, and resourcefulness.

Blue Sky Energy exports to 33 countries spanning five continents, which accounts for 27 percent of their total sales, and in 2011 their export business increased by 3 percent. Exports make up 10 percent of San Diego's County's economy and 90 percent of those companies export to only one country.

"Blue Sky Energy shines as a small family company that has grown from scratch through hard and intelligent work and a management team highly committed to international trade," says WTCSD's EVP Hugh Constant.

"We're thrilled to be recognized by our community as global-scale innovators and are pleased to work with and fill a need for international communities advancing clean technology," says Blue Sky Energy's VP of Marketing and Operations Melanie Cullen.

About Blue Sky Energy

Blue Sky Energy is the trusted, off-grid solar solutions provider with manufacturing operations in the U.S. They offer the largest collection of small-sized MPPT solar charge controllers and pair dynamic solutions with unsurpassed quality and reliability. Fourteen years after introducing the first MPPT product to the clean energy community, Blue Sky Energy maintains its commitment to excellence in personalized customer service, philanthropy, and international relations with distribution to over 33 countries worldwide.

www.blueskyenergyinc.com

About WORLD TRADE CENTER San Diego:

WORLD TRADE CENTER San Diego (WTCSD) is a non-profit trade association that provides comprehensive international trade services and key global contacts to facilitate and expand trade for regional worldwide clients. Leveraging its global network of World Trade Centers and affiliate partners, WTCSD is the proven forum for international information, communications and connections. WTCSD is licensed by the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA) in New York City and is affiliated with an international network of over 1 million international members and patrons.

www.sdwtc.org

Contacts:

Media

Solar Marketing Group, Liz Oh, President, (415) 346 -9091 liz@solarmarketinggroup.com

Corporate

Blue Sky Energy, Melanie Cullen, VP Operations and Marketing, (760) 597-1642 melanie@blueskyenergyinc.com

WORLD TRADE CENTER San Diego, Hugh Constant, EVP, (619) 615- 0868 x 103 hconstant@wtcsd.org

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