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Thursday, July 02, 2009

Sector Close-Up on Solar Stocks -Evergreen Solar (NASDAQ:ESLR) upgraded by JP Morgan

Renewable Energy Stocks Sector Close-Up on Solar Stocks
Evergreen Solar (NASDAQ:ESLR) upgraded by JP Morgan


POINT ROBERTS, WA —July 2, 2009, -- www.RenewableEnergyStocks.com,
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Solar Stocks in the News

*Akeena Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKNS), SANTA CRUZ, Calif., July 1, 2009- a leading national installer and distributor of solar power systems, today announced the installation of its award winning Andalay solar panel system at Silver Mountain Vineyards, a certified organic vineyard and winery nestled in the Santa Cruz Mountains in Northern California.

*Evergreen Solar (NASDAQ:ESLR) upgraded by JP Morgan

*GWS Technologies (OTCBB: GWSC) Announces New Consultant Fred Wagenhals
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- GWS Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GWSC), an alternative energy company developing renewable energy solutions, announced today that it has retained Fred Wagenhals to serve as a manufacturing, product development and marketing consultant to the company. Mr. Wagenhals has also been appointed to the company’s advisory board.

*ICP Solar Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ICPR.OB, FRANKFURT: K1U.F), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary solar panels and products, today announced that it has signed a global licensing agreement with Energizer (NYSE: ENR - News). Under the terms of this agreement, Energizer, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of primary batteries and flashlights, will grant ICP Solar the global rights to its trade name for solar-powered chargers and related products. The agreement, to run three (3) years, takes effect immediately.


Solar Stocks Sector Close-Up, Trading July 2, 2009

Akeena Solar Inc. (NASDAQ:AKNS) trading at $1.29, up $0.02 (1.57%) 1:13pm ET
Ascent Solar Technologies, Inc. (NasdaqGM: ASTI) trading at $8.44, up 0.54 (6.84%) 1:11pm ET
Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) trading at$12.20, down 0.21 (1.69%) 1:15pm ET
Evergreen Solar Inc (NASDAQ:ESLR) trading at $2.42, up 0.27 (12.56%) 1:16pm ET
First Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSLR) trading at $156.46, up 1.17 (0.75%) 1:16pm ET
GWS Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GWSC), trading at $ 1.66, up $0.15 (9.93%)
JA Solar (Nasdaq: JASO) trading at $4.43, down 0.13 (2.85%) 1:11PM ET
SunPower Corporation (NasdaqGS: SPWRA) trading at $26.76, down 0.30 (1.11%) 1:18pm ET
Trina Solar Limited (NYSE: TSL) trading at $26.34, up $0.65 (2.53%)
Yingli Green Energy (NYSE: YGE) trading at 13.86, down 0.30 (2.12%) 1:20pm ET
XsunX Inc: (OTCBB: XSNX) trading at $0.13, up 0.0050 (4.00%)

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Featured Renewable Energy Stocks

GWS Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: GWSC), GWS stands for GreenWindSolar. We are a renewable energy technology company developing and marketing solar and wind-powered renewable energy products and solutions. Our products and solutions are part of the new microgeneration movement that is transforming the way businesses and consumers provide for their energy needs.

Magnegas Corporation (OTCBB:MNGA) is the producer of MagneGas(TM), a natural gas alternative and metal cutting fuel made from liquid waste such as sewage, sludge, manure and certain industrial and oil based liquid wastes. The Company's patented Plasma Arc Flow(TM) process gasifies liquid waste, creating a clean burning fuel that is essentially interchangeable with natural gas, but with lower green house gas emissions. MagneGas(TM) can be used for metal cutting, cooking, heating or powering bi fuel automobiles.

XsunX, Inc. (XSNX.OB) is a thin-film photovoltaic ("TFPV") company that is executing a phased plan to build and operate 100+ mega-watts (MW) of thin film solar module manufacturing capacity. The Company is working to implement the installation of its base production infrastructure in Oregon, USA and develop initial production capacities necessary to service sales agreements as soon as possible.
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