SOURCE: Solar EnerTech Corp.

April 30, 2007 09:00 ET

Solar EnerTech's Production Increases to Meet Demand

MENLO PARK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 30, 2007 -- Solar EnerTech Corp. (OTCBB: SOEN) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that during the month of April, it received six new purchase orders from Spain, Malaysia, Turkey and South Africa, as well as from domestic buyers.

The Company is accelerating its manufacturing capacity, to meet this demand by formally launching a two-shift work schedule for its 25Mw solar cell production line. The recent orders consist of 65% foreign buyers and 35% domestic buyers, and the delivery deadlines vary from as early as May through to October. These new orders coupled with existing contracts currently in production, are a major reason behind the Company's decision to adopt two-shift production scheduling slated to commence right after the Mayday holidays in China.

The pace at Solar EnerTech's manufacturing facility reflects the Company's rapid development. With automated equipment processing silicon wafers at a steady pre-programmed speed, the pace of ancillary operations has been increased: to accommodate the upturn of in-plant traffic. Overall, the rise in activity has led to staffing increases to manage logistics, including doubling the size of the examination team required for silicon wafer pre-processing as well as increases to the numbers of quality control personnel between the solar cell production line and solar modules manufacturing stage. This phase of test management encompasses 170-watt and 280-watt solar modules as they are inspected by large assimilation test equipment in order to verify each panel's output wattage. Subsequent trials for durability are completed prior to packaging and readying for shipment.

Utilizing the upcoming long weekend during China's Mayday holidays, the Company opted to hold a training camp inviting its 20 above mid-level managers to a retreat about 100 miles away from its manufacturing facility near Hang Zhou. At the camp, managers will receive complimentary medical check-ups, along with a corporate team building and management training session led by Company CEO Leo S. Young. The Company hopes to use this three-day retreat to prepare its core team for even greater challenges after the holidays.

About Solar EnerTech Corp. (OTCBB: SOEN):

Solar EnerTech is a photovoltaic ("PV") solar energy cell manufacturing enterprise based in Shanghai, China, where the Company has established a sophisticated 42,000-square-foot manufacturing plant in Shanghai's Jinqiao Modern Technology Park. This facility is capable of producing 25Mw of solar cells from its current production line and 50Mw upon completion of the second 25 Mw line which the Company anticipates will be fully-operational in the fourth quarter of this year. Solar EnerTech has also established a Joint R&D Lab at Shanghai University to research and develop higher efficiency cells and to put the results of that research to use immediately in its manufacturing processes. Led by one of the industry's top scientists, the Company's R&D program will work to bring Solar EnerTech to the forefront of advanced solar technology research and production. The Company has also established a marketing, purchasing and distribution arm in Northern California's Silicon Valley.

Note on Forward-Looking Statements:

Statements contained in this press release, which are not historical facts, are forward-looking statements as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based largely on current expectations and are subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors beyond our control that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from these statements. These statements are not guarantees of future performance, and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. Solar EnerTech undertakes no obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Solar EnerTech Corp.

Leo Shi Young, President

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