MORE THAN 3,700 ATTEND PV AMERICA 2011 IN PHILADELPHIA, UP 23% FROM 2009 SHOW

Philadelphia - April 12, 2011 — The second PV America conference and expo which concluded here on April 5 attracted more than 3,700 industry attendees (up 23% from 2009) affirming that the mid-Atlantic region is a national powerhouse in solar energy. More than 200 exhibitors (25% increase from 2009) who occupied about 70,000 gross square feet of space showcased the latest products and technologies driving the growth of the photovoltaic industry. Further evidence of the growth in the region: more than 700 consumers walked the exhibit floor during Public Day. In remarks delivered during the opening day general session, Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) announced that "the region is now the largest market for PV in the United States and in 2010, the area from Washington DC to Boston installed more solar than all of California." He added that "the solar industry experienced a robust 139 percent growth in New Jersey and Pennsylvania had installed enough capacity last year to power 9,000 homes. Finally, he noted "that a recent report by SEIA and GTM Research projects demand for more than 3 gigawatts of new PV in the Mid-Atlantic/Northeast region by 2015, enough solar to power more than half a million homes."

AREVA awarded contract for largest solar project in Southern Hemisphere

44 megawatt solar thermal augmentation set to begin construction in Queensland, Australia

Lennox honored with 2011 EPA ENERGY STAR® Award for Excellence in Energy Efficient Product Design

Lennox introduced a number of major product innovations in 2010, including the SunSource® Home Energy System, the industry's first integrated system to utilize solar power for home heating, cooling, and other household needs.

Microgeneration UK 2011

Microgeneration UK 2011 will be held from 20 - 22 June in Central London. The event will be the meeting place for the UK microgeneration sector, bringing together policymakers, investors, suppliers and customers.

As Solar Houses Spread around India, Powerway Continues to Support Their Growth

Powerway has made outstanding achievements in the Indian market in 2010. With its successful establishment in India, and our professional support, we will continue to make contributions to the Indian PV industry in the future.

SkyFuel's Mirror Film Lasts the Lifetime of Solar Power Plant

ReflecTech Mirror Film is used in place of glass mirrors to lower the cost of SkyFuel's parabolic trough solar collector. Testing at NREL confirms that ReflecTech maintains its high reflectance for 25 years' equivalent UV exposure, the expected lifetime of a solar power plant.

NAVIGANT RELEASES ANNUAL PV MANUFACTURER SHIPMENTS, CAPACITY & COMPETITIVE ANALYSIS REPORT

Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that its Solar Services Program has released its annual report Photovoltaic Manufacturer Shipments, Capacity & Competitive Analysis 2010/2011. This detailed annual report provides analysis of photovoltaic (PV) industry shipments, capacity, average prices and revenues along with an analysis of the industry's extraordinarily strong growth. In 2010, shipments to the first point of sale in the PV industry grew significantly, up 120% from 7.9‐GWp in 2009 to 17.4‐GWp.

Introducing the PV Solar Shutter Retro-Fit

Plug 'n Save Energy Products announces the launch of its latest product, the PV Solar Shutter Retro-Fit, a way to add PV cells to existing plantation shutters.

MORE THAN 3,700 ATTEND PV AMERICA 2011 IN PHILADELPHIA, UP 23% FROM 2009 SHOW

Mid-Atlantic/Northeast Region Fastest Growing PV Market With New Jersey and Pennsylvania Leading the Way

INTERSOLAR EUROPE SHEDS LIGHT ON THE FUTURE OF PHOTOVOLTAICS IN GERMAN ELECTRICITY SUPPLY

The world's largest exhibition for the solar industry introduces the Special Exhibition "PV ENERGY WORLD"

Learn how Jatropha can become a sustainable aviation & transport fuel?

What is the fuss about Jatropha and alternative energy all about? The answer to that question and many more will be presented at JATROPHAWORLD 2011. JatrophaWorld debunks the hype and features experienced experts and researchers who'd provide real data and actual experience

The jasmine revolution opens the door for solar development in MENA

The socio-economic changes facing the North Africa and Middle East region has provided a great opportunity for solar development.

The First Domestic Mounting Systems Laboratory Settles Down in Powerway

Powerway has spent a great deal of money building the first domestic mounting systems laboratory, purchased and set up a series of advanced testing equipments.

SUNGREEN SYSTEMS TEAMS WITH MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC & ELECTRONICS USA ON COMMERCIAL-SCALE PROJECTS

As the demand for solar energy continues to rise, two established players in the industry are working together to better serve commercial-scale projects.

ALTe Partners with Industry Giant Manheim: First Step to Create Gas-Guzzler Retrofit Industry by Felix Kramer at CalCars.org

ALTe Powertrain Technologies, a Michigan startup created by electric vehicle experts (part of Tesla's original technical team in Michigan), with a staff and board of seasoned auto industry veterans, is announcing an installer partner to convert fleet trucks to plug in. It's Manheim, the world's largest vehicle wholesaler, and the conversions will be available in multiple U.S. locations.

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