SOURCE: Information Forecast, Inc.

October 17, 2007 17:43 ET

Nellis Air Force Base Solar Deal to Be Profiled at Infocast's Solar Project Development Tutorial in November

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - October 17, 2007) - Dan Shugar, President of Sunpower Corporation, will present a case study titled "Nellis Air Force Base, The Largest PV System in the US" at the first Solar Project Development Tutorial to be held in San Diego November 13-15, 2007. Through its subsidiary, PowerLight, Sunpower supplied the 70,000 panels for what will be the largest PV solar system in the US.

As recently announced by MMA Renewable Ventures, financing commitments have been closed for this groundbreaking installation, which also includes a PPA with the Air Force and a REC contract with local Nevada utility Nevada Power Company. Financial partners include Citi, Allstate and John Hancock.

Real world examples like the Nellis transaction are part of Infocast's unique tutorial format, which will offer all market players an unparalleled opportunity to learn from case studies. Additional actual projects to be profiled include:

     Utility-Scale Concentrated Solar Case Study: Mojave Solar Park,
     The Largest Planned Utility-Scale Project in the US

     Private Host Case-Study: "Googleplex" -- The Largest Single Campus
     Rooftop Photovoltaic Array

The tutorial will offer tremendous learning and networking opportunities for developers of projects of all sizes, including those within the explosive 30kw to 1mw market. Via step-by-step presentations, developers and investors will acquire the critical information needed to take part in this explosively growing market, including market opportunities, segments, models and challenges in solar power project development throughout the entire spectrum of structuring, finance and construction.

For further information about Solar Project Development Tutorial, please visit or call Jason Keehn at (818) 888-4445 ext. 43

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