Solar AC Systems feature pole-mounted design.

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Designed for installation on utility distribution poles and streetlight poles, SunWave(TM) Solar AC Systems connect to grid secondary power line. Systems are compatible with existing grid infrastructure and their intelligent communications system is compliant with Smart Grid technology. They can be remotely upgraded to leverage future applications and standards as they emerge.



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SunWave(TM) Utility Pole-Mounted Grid Connected Solar Systems



PLAINFIELD, N.J., Feb. 24 /-- Petra Solar, Inc., the leading provider of innovative photovoltaic (PV) solutions for utilities, announces the SunWave(TM) Solar AC System, the only proven grid interactive pole-mounted solar system for installation on utility distribution poles and streetlight poles.

SunWave(TM) Solar AC Systems mount on utility poles and connect to the grid secondary power line on the pole. The unique mounting system yields a safe and rapid installation leveraging industry standard procedures, techniques and equipment.

Petra Solar's technology is the culmination of over 16 years of research and development in power electronics and satellite grade solar power systems. SunWave(TM) systems are compatible with existing grid infrastructure and their unique intelligent communications system is compliant with Smart Grid technology. The systems can be remotely upgraded to leverage future applications and standards as they emerge. "We have worked in close partnership with key utilities to develop technologies that facilitate the evolution of the grid," said Petra Solar's Founder and CEO, Shihab Kuran.

Petra Solar's shovel-ready systems are operating on streetlight and utility poles in the field and provide unsurpassed value to utilities that deploy them. "While the cost of a SunWave(TM) is comparable to traditional installed PV systems, the technology provides a measurably superior return on investment for our utility partners," said Evan Vogel, General Manager of Petra Solar.

In addition to providing reliable, cost effective solar infrastructure, Petra Solar also works with lawmakers and regulators to help utilities rapidly realize the benefits of bringing solar generation online. The Petra Solar team is uniquely equipped to provide Utility ROI analysis and greatly accelerate deployment of utility grade solar systems.

About Petra Solar, Inc.

Petra Solar designs and manufactures innovative utility grade SunWave(TM) solar energy solutions that allow utilities to deploy significant solar generation faster, utilizing existing assets and time tested deployment strategies. Petra Solar's products are backed by a strong and exclusive IP portfolio of over 15 granted and pending patents. Please visit www.petrasolar.com for more information.

CONTACT: Evan Vogel, +1-732-379-5567, utilities@petrasolar.com

Web Site: www.petrasolar.com/

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