Tuesday, October 17, 2006

POWERLIGHT: Record 100 Megawatts of Clean Solar Photovoltaic Power

SAN JOSE, CA, OCT. 17, 2006 – PowerLight Corporation, the world’s leading global provider of solar power systems, will achieve a record milestone this year –the deployment and successful operation of a cumulative 100 megawatts (MWs) of clean electricity– the most solar PV power deployed and generated by any single solar power system provider. Sixty megawatts of this cumulative one hundred megawatts are deployed in the U.S., with California, New Jersey and Hawaii serving as leading markets for PowerLight systems to date.

“As 2006 draws to a close, PowerLight will reach a significant milestone: the deployment of 100 megawatts of solar PV power around the world, and the generation of over 150 million kWh to date by our customers,” said Howard Wenger, executive vice president. “Widespread use of solar power is critical to achieving a sustainable, environmentally safer planet. PowerLight continues to be committed to making solar power a mainstream source of the world’s energy supply.”

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