Top Utility-Scale Solar Contractor Selects Advanced Energy Inverters for 325 MW of Solar Projects

Advanced Energy's 1000NX Inverter is Ideal for Optimizing Costs and Maximizing Energy Production on Large Utility-Scale Projects

FORT COLLINS, Colo., April 21, 2015 -- Advanced Energy

Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS), a leader in precision power conversion
solutions, today announced that it has been awarded 325 MW of solar projects
by Swinerton Renewable Energy. The installation and commissioning of the
portfolio of projects is expected to begin in 2015 and continue through the
middle to end of 2016.

As one of the largest solar contractors in the nation and the top solar
contractor in California, Swinerton Renewable Energy specializes in
installing utility-scale solar projects throughout North America.

"After evaluating the inverter market, we determined that the Advanced
Energy 1000NX inverter will allow us to maximize our solar energy production
while reducing balance of system and construction costs,"
said George Hershman, VP and division manager for Swinerton Renewable

The AE 1000NX inverter delivers a 98 percent weighed efficiency rated by the
California Energy Commission (CEC) and 98.1 percent peak efficiency. The
inverter's self-contained, closed-loop air-to-liquid cooling system and
component selection offer maximum rated power at desert temperatures, along
with significant balance of system savings from the unique +/-1000VDC
topology. With a full complement of utility controls, the AE 1000NX also
ensures reliable integration of renewable energy into the power system.

"Advanced Energy's market-leading experience with large solar projects,
along with the advanced capabilities of our proven NX product line, makes
this inverter the ideal choice for Swinerton's portfolio of utility-scale
projects," said Yuval Wasserman, president and chief executive officer of
Advanced Energy.

About Advanced Energy
Advanced Energy (Nasdaq:AEIS) is a global leader in innovative power and
control technologies for high-growth, precision power conversion solutions.
Advanced Energy is headquartered in Fort Collins, Colorado, with dedicated
support and service locations around the world. For more information, go to

About Swinerton Renewable Energy
Swinerton Renewable Energy offers engineering, procurement, construction,
and SOLV(R) services for solar photovoltaic plants throughout North America
to a diverse range of clients. Over 125 years of building landmark projects,
Swinerton has forged a reputation for unsurpassed safety, workmanship,
on-time delivery and customer satisfaction. Today, our team takes pride in
building cost-effective solar systems that will generate reliable, clean
power for many years to come. SRE has delivered over 800 MW solar projects
and our SOLV team manages over 1 GW of PV plants. For more information,

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