Baker Electric Solar Makes the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 List

Baker Electric Solar is pleased to announce it ranked No. 2270 on the 2012 Inc. 500|5000 list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies with a three-year sales growth of 111 percent.

Escondido, Calif. August 28, 2012 -- Baker Electric Solar, a full-service solar integrator specializing in green technology design and build for residential solar and commercial solar installations, is pleased to announce it ranked No. 2270 on the Inc. Magazine exclusive list of America's Fastest Growing Private Companies – the Inc. 500|5000. Baker Electric Solar achieved its ranking by attaining a three-year sales growth of 111 percent.


Baker Electric Solar joins 102 other energy industry leaders on the sixth annual Inc. 500|5000 list. The North County San Diego solar firm holds the No. 59 position in the energy industry category. Ninety-three San Diego companies qualified for the 2012 list. Within the local region's Inc. honorees, BES holds the No. 47 position. To view the Baker Electric Solar Inc. company profile go to: http://www.inc.com/inc5000/profile/baker-electric-solar

The Inc. 500|5000 list represents a comprehensive look at an important segment of the economyAmerica's independent entrepreneurs. In a stagnant economic environment, the median growth rate of the 2012 fastest growing private companies was 97 percent. The companies on this year's list created over 400,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $299 billion. Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at the Inc. website.

"This achievement puts BES in great company -- especially when you consider that there are nearly 7 million employer-based, private companies in the U.S. Everyone at Baker Electric Solar is extremely proud to be an honoree on this exclusive list. We are very excited about the growth of our company and the renewable energy industry as a whole. Solar is making a difference in people's lives," said President Ted Baker.

"Now, more than ever, we depend on Inc. 500/5000 companies to spur innovation, provide jobs, and drive the economy forward. Growth companies, not large corporations, are where the action is," says Inc. Editor in Chief, Eric Schurenberg.

For more information on Baker Electric Solar and San Diego solar power call (877) 543-8765 or visit http://www.bakerelectricsolar.com.

About Baker Electric Solar (BES)
Escondido-based NB Baker Electric, Inc., dba Baker Electric Solar, designs, builds and installs photovoltaic solar power systems for new and existing homes and commercial facilities across Southern California. BES is a 2012 Inc. 5000 firm and one of San Diego's 2012 Fastest Growing Private Companies. BES is San Diego's first SunPower Elite Dealer and the 2011 SunPower Regional Residential Dealer of the Year.

Methodology
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million. For more details on the Inc. 500|5000 criteria visit http://www.inc.com/500.

About Inc.
Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today's innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today. For more information, visit http://www.inc.com.

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