Silicon Energy Selects Motech Americas as Exclusive Supplier of Standard PV Solar Modules

The distribution partnership between Silicon Energy and Motech helps to provide even greater value to our customers in installations where a standard module may fit their specific installation needs better

Seattle and Newark, Del – May 14, 2012 – Silicon Energy, a manufacturer of world-class solar photovoltaic (PV) systems made in Marysville, Washington and Mountain Iron, Minnesota, announced today that it has selected Motech Americas, a solar company with a 20-year heritage of manufacturing the highest quality solar panels, as its exclusive supplier of standard photovoltaic solar modules for its expanding sales and systems business in select markets.

Modules have been manufactured at Motech's Newark site for over 20 years. Under the terms of the agreement Motech will work to support Silicon Energy in delivering the highest quality, proven, US-made standard solar modules.

"It is clear that Silicon Energy strives to provide its customers with the highest performance and aesthetically pleasing modules," stated Derick Botha, Motech America's Vice President of Sales and Marketing. "We are very excited to provide modules to Silicon Energy and are pleased they feel comfortable that Motech's performance and aesthetics are consistent with their corporate standards."

"Silicon Energy is committed to manufacturing the best possible solar module on the market. We are excited to add Motech's high quality, ARRA/ U.S.-made standard module as a distributed offering to our already highly successful line of Silicon Energy Cascade modules that are locally manufactured in Washington and Minnesota," commented Gary Shaver, President of Silicon Energy. "Motech's high quality standard module nicely rounds out our solar offerings. The distribution partnership between Silicon Energy and Motech helps to provide even greater value to our customers in installations where a standard module may fit their specific installation needs better."

About Motech Americas

Motech Americas LLC, is the most experienced manufacturer of solar modules, with its Newark, Delaware facility in operations for more than 20 years. Motech utilizes Six-Sigma rigor, best in class quality, and customer fulfillment standards that are second to none. Fully intelligently vertically integrated, Motech Industries is the sixth largest solar cell manufacturer in the world, providing complete control over its supply chain and access to superior cell products. For additional information please access

About Silicon Energy

Founded in 2007, Silicon Energy delivers the highest quality and most durable photovoltaic (PV) modules on the market today with one of the best warranties in the world. Silicon Energy's sustainable approach to doing business offers customers a world-class, locally manufactured product, created without negative environmental impact. The company's philosophy of supporting the local and US economy and commitment to creating long-lasting, aesthetically pleasing PV allows customers to be confident that they are reducing their carbon footprint through solar installations and contributing to local business. Silicon Energy PV Systems are manufactured in Washington and Minnesota and are available through select partners for home, commercial, government and utility installations. For more information about Silicon Energy, please visit or

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