April 16, 2010 13:11 ET

ICP Solar Expands Management Team

Hires EPOD PV Development Group

MONTREAL--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) -  ICP Solar Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ICPR) (FRANKFURT: K1U) ("ICP"), announced today that it has hired Satpal Sidhu as its Chief Operating Officer along with 5 other professionals from EPOD who specialize in the PV solar farm construction and management sector as part of ICP's new focus on the PV solar energy sector. "The addition of Mr. Sidhu and the PV team to ICP adds significant strength to ICP's management as they bring a combined 30 years of experience in the solar PV industry," said Mike Matvieshen, Chairman and CEO of ICP Solar.

Mr Sidhu was previously the Chief Operating Officer of EPOD Solar Inc. Prior to that, he held the position of Dean of Professional Technical Education at Bellingham Technical College. Prior to serving in that position, Mr. Sidhu held senior managerial and vice president positions in several manufacturing-related businesses. He has over 30 years of professional experience in management of complex industrial operations, construction projects and enterprise management. In 2005, Mr. Sidhu was designated a Fulbright Scholar. He is a licensed engineer and holds a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a Bachelor of Science degree in math and physics and a Master's of Business Administration.

About ICP Solar Technologies:
ICP Solar is a developer and marketer of solar panels, solar monitoring and power management solutions. Through the application of its own intellectual property and next-generation technologies, the Company aims to be the solar industry's innovation leader. For the past 20 years, ICP Solar has been a lead innovator in the consumer solar market and has now begun to apply that same innovation philosophy to the OEM, rooftop and power generation segment of the solar industry. Management at ICP Solar has over 50 years of experience in the renewable energy sector. ICP Solar markets its products under its sunsei® brand and in the solar charger category, is the global licensee of the Energizer® brand. The company's headquarters are located in Montreal, Canada with additional locations in the United States, Ireland, and France. Additional information may be found at and

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    Mike Matvieshen, Chairman & CEO