REC Solar Partners with MySpace to Recharge the Democratic National Convention

Released on: August 27, 2008, 9:11 am

Press Release Author: Natalie Rozier / REC Solar

Industry: Energy

Press Release Summary: Collaboration between innovative energy integrator and social
networking giant seeks to raise awareness about solar power initiatives

Press Release Body: Denver, Colorado (August 27, 2008)- REC Solar
(, an industry-leading provider of residential and commercial solar
electric systems, has teamed up with ( to acquaint
Democratic convention participants with solar energy through a solar-powered
recharging station fueled entirely by the sun. Home to the 2008 Democratic National
Convention, Denver, Colorado proudly boasts over 300 days of sunshine per year.

Free to the public, MySpace's Solar Recharging Stations, powered by REC Solar, will
allow passersby to charge their iPods, cell phones, laptops and other gadgets using
solar power. While waiting for their respective technologies to recharge, kiosk
visitors are encouraged to learn about solar energy, mingle with other alternative
power enthusiasts and enter to win one of many REC Solar giveaways.

"We are excited to be working with REC Solar in providing clean energy during the
convention," said Lee Brenner, Director of IMPACT and Executive Producer of
Political Programming at MySpace.

Throughout the duration of the Democratic National Convention, the REC Solar-powered
recharging portal is expected to provide over 1,000 watts of alternative energy to
Denver patrons. The solar-powered recharging station will be conveniently located
at the following intersection along downtown Denver's commercial hub, the 16th
Street Mall:
. Arapahoe Street and 16th Street, near the D&F clock tower and ESPN Zone

"REC Solar\'s vision is to make solar electricity part of the mainstream energy
supply. To make that shift in paradigm a reality, we recognize that we must reach
out to the next generation of energy consumers in their preferred online medium,"
said Angiolo Laviziano, President and CEO of REC Solar. "With the assistance of
MySpace, the Solar Recharging Stations are designed to not only raise awareness of
alternative energy sources that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on
fossil fuels, but also to encourage a sense of community, both online and offline."
According to the California Solar Initiative (CSI), for the past two years REC Solar
has installed more solar electric systems in the United States than any other
company. With several million watts of solar installed, REC serves Arizona,
California, Colorado, Hawaii, New Jersey, and Oregon residents and business owners.
Founded in 1997, the company specializes in grid-tied solar electric design and
installation, offering affordable solar solutions for all residential and commercial
customers. REC Solar is committed to lowering the cost of solar power through
efficient processes, innovative products, and outstanding customer service.

The MySpace Solar Recharging Station will be manned with representatives from both
MySpace and REC Solar between the hours of 10am and 4pm from Monday, August 25th
through Thursday, August 28th. For more information about REC Solar, please visit or call 1-888-OK-SOLAR (888-657-6527).

About REC Solar, Inc.
REC Solar, Inc. is an industry-leading solar solutions provider specializing in
grid-tied residential and commercial installations. With a local presence in all
major solar markets in the United States and with millions of watts installed, REC
Solar is committed to lowering the cost of solar power through efficient processes,
innovative products, and outstanding customer service. REC Solar is among the
nation's largest solar integrators and currently operates offices throughout 5
states (CA, CO, HI, OR and NJ). For additional information on REC Solar visit or call 1-888-OK-SOLAR (888-657-6527).

MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., is the premier lifestyle portal for
connecting with friends, discovering popular culture, and making a positive impact
on the world. MySpace has created a connected global community by integrating web
profiles, blogs, instant messaging, e-mail, music streaming, music videos, photo
galleries, classified listings, events, groups, college communities, and member
forums. MySpace\'s international network includes more than 29 localized community
sites in the United States, Brazil, Canada, Latin America, Mexico, Austria, Denmark,
Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, Australia, India, Japan, and New Zealand. Fox Interactive Media
is a division of News Corp. (NYSE:NWS)

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Contact Details: Natalie Rozier
(805) 284-7778

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