Fat Spaniel Monitors 750 kW Solar Energy System at Long Beach Convention Center

Clean Energy Information Service Provider Set to Present, Exhibit at Solar Power 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18 / / - Fat Spaniel Technologies, the leading provider of critical information services for the renewable energy industry, monitors the solar energy system at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center, the venue for the Solar Power 2007 Conference and Expo. MMA Renewable Ventures, LLC, a subsidiary of Municipal Mortgage & Equity (NYSE:MMA) owns the 750-kW rooftop photovoltaic system that supplies a portion of the power used each year by the Convention Center. Delivering reliable real-time and historical performance data, Fat Spaniel adds value to the Long Beach solar installation by providing maintenance alerts, revenue-grade reporting and an interactive lobby kiosk display.

"It is fitting that industry leaders from the U.S. and abroad will be converging at a solar powered venue for this year's Solar Power conference," said Chris Beekhuis, president and chief technology officer of Fat Spaniel Technologies. "In addition to providing reliable monitoring and reporting services that help improve performance and reduce maintenance costs, Fat Spaniel's services make the rooftop system visible to attendees of Solar Power 2007 and to the many conference-goers that visit Long Beach Convention Center year after year."

Organized by the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), Solar Power 2007 is North America's largest solar energy event. Conference attendees will be able to learn more about Fat Spaniel's distributed energy monitoring services by:

o Visiting the Fat Spaniel booth: #334 in the exhibit hall, September
o Attending one of five free hands-on Fat Spaniel technical training
sessions being held Sept 25-27 at the nearby Rock Bottom Brewery &
Restaurant. Register to attend at: http://fatspanieltraining.webex.com/
o Joining company president Chris Beekhuis as he discusses solar energy
system cost management on a panel entitled "Balance-of-Systems and
System Integration Progress:" Grand Ballroom B, 4-5:30 PM on
September 26.
o Viewing the Fat Spaniel-powered interactive kiosk that is permanently
on display in the lobby of the Long Beach Convention Center.

About Fat Spaniel Technologies

Based in San Jose, Calif., Fat Spaniel Technologies, Inc. is the leading provider of critical information services for distributed, renewable energy systems - enabling more efficient diagnostics and maintenance, more compelling visualization, and more usable revenue-grade data for billing, REC trading and performance-based incentives. Fat Spaniel acts as an independent, third party monitoring service provider and delivers information that is used by system owners, system installers, distributed utilities, equipment manufacturers, renewable energy credit markets and energy utility regulatory agencies. The company specializes in renewable energy systems including grid-tied solar electric, solar thermal, fuel cells, geothermal and wind. Fat Spaniel products are presently deployed in over 750 locations across the United States and Canada as well as nine other countries. With our customers and partners, we share the vision of a world where renewable energy is the first and best energy source. For more information, see http://www.fatspaniel.com/.

Source: Fat Spaniel Technologies

Web site: http://www.fatspaniel.com/

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