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PV Powered Hires New Director of Procurement to Support the Company’s Growth

Bend, ORE - July 18, 2007

Bend, ORE. – Solar power equipment manufacturer PV Powered, Inc. announces the appointment of Yong Park to the position of Director of Procurement. Mr. Park comes to PV Powered from Hewlett Packard, where he spent 29 years in procurement and fabrication including managing fabrication operations for HP’s power supply division and working in the company’s IPG global procurement organization.

“Yong’s wealth of fabrication management and procurement experience in high technology will be critical in helping us design and manufacture the highest quality products,” said Gregg Patterson, PV Powered President and CEO. “And his experience with supporting volume production environments will definitely help us as we grow.”

A well-known sheet metal design and fabrication expert and instructor and holder of two U.S. patents, Mr. Park has a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Inha University in Korea and attended graduate school at the Polytechnic University of New York. During a brief leave from Hewlett Packard, Mr. Park was Vice President and General Manager at Shinei USA which was acquired by Solectron.

About PV Powered

Founded in 2003 and based in Bend, Oregon, PV Powered is a leading manufacturer of solar power inverter technology. Designed for highest reliability and manufactured in the U.S.A., PV Powered products are UL Listed, and have the highest efficiency ratings in the solar market today. With thousands of its products in use nationwide, PV Powered combines one of the most experienced design teams in solar power electronics with a commitment to superior service and support.

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