Michael Gumm to speak at the Green Trade Network Summit: Agriculture and the Green Revolution

Michael Gumm, Co-founder of SunPods Inc., will participate as an invited speaker at the Agriculture and Green Revolution Conference on December 1, 2010 in Salinas, California.

Michael Gumm, Co-founder of SunPods Inc., will participate as an invited speaker at the Agriculture and Green Revolution Conference on December 1, 2010 in Salinas, California. The Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA), TradePort.org, and GlobalCaliforrnia.com sponsor the conference with a focus on technology and policies that promote the "greening" of the Agriculture industry.

SunPods' Michael Gumm will present on "Growing Energy with the Sun, Becoming a Solar Farm".The presentation, part of the "Renewable Energy within the Farm Environment" panel, will give Agricultural business owners and consultants insight into solar technologies, application, and financing, tax and rebate options. Topics will also include a more detailed look into how solar energy can power specific agricultural operations such as irrigation, cooling and cold storage, rural residences, and remote locations, to offset traditional electricity costs and replace diesel powered generators.

The third annual Green Trade Network conferences continues to provide an interactive forum for research scientists, agro-technology providers, agronomic consultants, public sector agencies and other professionals working to advance both green initiatives and the creation of jobs by expanding products, services and technologies in the US and into the global marketplace.

About SunPods Inc.
Headquartered in San Jose, California, SunPods designs and manufactures factory-built solar solutions. SunPods vision is to engineer solar systems that can be delivered to the project site fully-assembled with all of the components required to generate solar energy. The SunPods Solar Smart TechnologiesTM design methodology minimizes on-site construction or site preparation and reduces installation time by up to 90 percent. Products include on-grid and off-grid solutions, EV solar charging and ground mount systems for commercial, government and residential applications. SunPods also delivers specialized solutions for landfills, brownfields and agricultural operations.www.sunpods.com

The Monterey Bay International Trade Association (MBITA) was founded in 1987 to promote international business and trade in the Santa Cruz, Monterey and Salinas area. MBITA is directed by experienced leaders in global trade, who understand the innovative methods of international business development. MBITA members benefit from this in-depth business and cross-cultural expertise. www.mbita.org

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