SOURCE: Enphase Energy

March 11, 2008 13:14 ET

Enphase Energy Bolsters Team With Industry Veterans

Adds Solar and High Tech Depth to Quickly Growing Start-Up

PETALUMA, CA--(Marketwire - March 11, 2008) - Enphase Energy, a leading developer and manufacturer of micro-inverter based solar energy management systems, today announced the addition of two veteran solar sales executives and a senior advisor to the company's experienced team.

Enphase micro-inverters are the first to be approved for sale in the U.S., being CSA listed per UL1741, and are currently in beta testing and will be generally available in Q2 2008. Enphase solutions will be widely available through leading solar installers, distribution partners and OEMs.

Key Sales Management

Enphase strengthened its team of high technology experts with two critical sales management veterans with track records of success in the solar industry:

-- Andrew Nichols, Vice President of Sales, Enphase Energy, is responsible for overall sales, customer support and sales team development and management. He was previously Director of North American Sales at Xantrex Technology, Inc.

-- Kent Sheldon, Director of Sales, Enphase Energy, is responsible for sales and channel development in North America. He was previously Director of Sales for SMA America.

Technical Advisory Board

Enphase is committed to delivering smart solar solutions. To fulfill this promise, the company selectively recruits partners that can deepen the company's knowledge base and network. Today, the company announced the addition of the following outside advisor to its Technical Advisory Board:

-- Daniel M. Kammen, founding Director of the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL), Professor in the Energy and Resources Group (ERG), Professor of Public Policy in the Goldman School of Public Policy, and Professor of Nuclear Engineering in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley.

"We are very excited about Andrew, Kent and Dan joining our world-class team," said Paul Nahi, President and CEO, Enphase Energy. "We look forward to leading the market in the transition to micro-inverters and the next generation of solar energy management systems."

About Enphase Energy

Enphase Energy provides solar energy management systems that are productive, reliable and smart. The company offers a networked system, which includes high-efficiency micro-inverters, communications and web-based analytics, for residential and commercial markets. The systems maximize energy harvest, increase system reliability, and simplify design, installation and management. Founded in 2006 and based in Northern California, the company is led by veterans from the solar and high tech industries and backed by industry leaders. For more information, please visit or call (707) 763-4784.

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    Enphase Energy
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