SOURCE: Market Pulse

April 07, 2008 08:30 ET

Market Pulse Breaking News Alert for Monday, April 7, 2008: NCEN -- Former Duke Energy Consultant and Veteran Wind Energy Development Professional Joins Nacel Energy!

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ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwire - April 7, 2008) - Market Pulse News Alert for this AM, Stocks to Watch are: NACEL Energy Corporation (OTCBB: NCEN), First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).

Investors need to be watching NACEL Energy Corporation (OTCBB: NCEN) this AM! NACEL Energy is engaged in the business of generating clean, profitable, renewable energy from wind. The company's holdings include passive interests in operating, utility-scale, wind energy facilities located in Wyoming and six other states. They also include an impressive roster of new joint-venture wind energy projects under development. The total planned generating capacity of NACEL Energy's new wind energy projects is 80 mega watts (MW) -- enough energy to supply the daily needs of 25,000 American homes. NACEL Energy has implemented Garrad Hassan's project design software to optimize wind turbine siting for maximum energy production while meeting environmental, technical and construction constraints. Garrad Hassan is the world's leading wind energy consultancy. NACEL Energy is using GH WindFarmer design and optimization technology to enable world-class energy generation from its growing portfolio of projects representing 80 MW of new wind power. GH WindFarmer is used by the world's major developers, consultancies, owners, operators and manufacturers for wind power generation projects of all sizes. Users include Florida Power & Light, Coopers & Lybrand, GE Wind Energy, Alliant Energy Wind Connect, Babcock & Brown, British Energy, Edison Mission Energy, Conoco, and Tokyo Mitsubishi. NACEL Energy's WINDVEST™ is one of the first in America developing COMMUNITY WIND -- utility-scale power generation from wind turbines, but with a sustainable footprint of less than 20 MW and one or more members of the local community with a direct financial stake. WINDVEST™ is a highly innovative proprietary capital structure and process which enables NACEL Energy to successfully joint-venture with local wind energy developers, expedite timelines and improve project economics. The U.S. energy market is changing and the most dramatic increases in the renewable energy sector have come from wind. Now generating enough energy to power 4.5 million American homes, wind is the nation's fastest growing energy source. In 2007, wind power accounted for 30% of all new U.S. power generation and more than $9 billion was invested in wind energy facilities. The global wind market is estimated to be worth $36 billion annually in new generating equipment, according to the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). Wind farm economics improve as the price of oil increases. Currently there are 24 states that have adopted mandates and guidelines that require a certain percentage of energy be utilized from renewable energy resources. NACEL Energy is well-funded, having received capital funding commitments totaling $3.2 million to finance the development phase of its 36 month strategic growth plan consisting of 80 MW of new wind power turbine construction. The company's strong balance sheet boasts total assets more than 50 times total liabilities, no current debt and virtually no long term debt. NCEN offers shareholders the unique opportunity to participate in a fast-growing company with a portfolio of North American utility and community scale wind power generation assets. CNBC guest analyst Francis Gaskins just published a new higher $4.00 target on NACEL Energy. NACEL Energy is poised to become a significant player in the energy and utilities industry! NACEL Energy just had excellent news out in a press release before today's bell announcing the appointment of Dan Leach as Managing Director of Operations! Investors should be watching this one closely!

NACEL Energy Corporation (OTCBB: NCEN), a growing wind power company generating clean, renewable energy for America, today announced the appointment of Dan Leach as Managing Director of Operations.

Prior to joining NACEL Energy, Mr. Leach served as a senior wind energy development consultant for Duke Energy Generation Services Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Duke Energy Corporation of Charlotte, NC. Since 1995, Mr. Leach has participated in all phases of the development and construction of 21 Greenfield utility class wind power generation facilities. As Managing Director of Operations for NACEL Energy, Mr. Leach is responsible for land acquisitions, power purchase agreements, project development, construction and controls, and the setting of goals and objectives for the Company's 3-member Operations Team.

NACEL Energy President Brian Lavery stated, "NACEL Energy's ability to attract such a well-known and respected wind energy industry executive as Mr. Leach demonstrates the excellence of the Company's vision and business plan, and our firm commitment to increasing enterprise and shareholder value."

About NACEL Energy Corporation

NACEL Energy Corporation is a rapidly growing wind power generation company developing clean, renewable energy for America. NACEL Energy is among the first in the nation to develop utility class wind energy projects with a sustainable footprint of 20 MW and the participation of local partners. The Company is on track to develop 80 MW of new energy to power 25,000 U.S. homes by 2010. NACEL Energy was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Cody, Wyoming. For more information visit our website

Stocks in the news and acting well as of late include: First Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR), JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd. (NASDAQ: JASO) and Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT).

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