Apollo Solar Energy Engages Chief Technical and Business Advisor

       Apollo Solar Energy Engages Chief Technical and Business Advisor

  PR Newswire

  CHENGDU, China, June 23

CHENGDU, China, June 23 /PR Newswire-Asia-First Call/ -- Apollo Solar Energy,
Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ASOE) ("Apollo Solar" or "the Company"), a leading
vertically integrated miner, refiner and producer of high purity tellurium
(Te), tellurium-based compounds and other metals for the solar photovoltaic
(PV) industry and specific segments of the electronic materials market
worldwide, as well as design and construction of solar PV projects and solar
power stations in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the
Company has engaged Mr. Jack Lifton as Chief Technical and Business Advisor of
the company.

According to the consulting agreement, Mr. Lifton will be entitled to receive
a monthly base consulting fee of $2,500 commencing June 18, 2010 and has also
been granted options to acquire 300,000 shares of the Company's common stock
which will vest in instalments over the thirty-six month period of his
consulting agreement with an exercise price at $3.50.

Mr. Jack Lifton is an independent consultant, with more than 48 year's
experience, in the sourcing of those minor metals for which he originally
coined the phrase "the Technology Metals." Educated as a physical chemist and
metallurgist, his work includes original research into the properties of most
of the rare metals used in alternative energy technologies. He now covers the
exploration for, and the mining, refining and recycling of a spectrum of
nonferrous metals, including lithium, tellurium, selenium, indium, gallium and
the rare earth metals.

Mr. Jack Lifton consults, writes, and lectures around the world. His clients
include companies in the global OEM automotive, heavy equipment, electrical
and electronic, mining, smelting and refining industries. He has a wealth of
knowledge in locating and analyzing new and recycled supplies of technology
metals. Today, Mr. Lifton primarily consults to institutional investors doing
due diligence on metal-related opportunities for green technologies.

Based upon the consulting agreement, Mr. Jack Lifton will provide consulting
services to Apollo, including but not limited to, the following: (i)
organizing a technical and business advisory board that consist of top
worldwide experts in the field of high purity metals that have strategic and
critical applications in alternative energy, electronic materials and other
high technologies; (ii) assisting Apollo's marketing team with selling its
high purity metals, including tellurium, in the United States and other major
industrial countries; (iii) introducing Apollo to institutional investors and
accredited investors.

"We are very pleased to engage Mr. Jack Lifton as Chief Technical and Business
Advisor of the Company," Mr. Renyi Hou, CEO of the Company commented. "Mr.
Lifton has 48 years experience in the sourcing of 'Technology Metals' that
play a significant role in innovation of green energy, electronic materials
and other high technology industry. We expect that Mr. Lifton's experience and
network in the field will assist Apollo's management and marketing effort to a
new level."

"I'm also very pleased to take the position of Chief Technical and Business
Advisor of Apollo," Mr. Jack Lifton commented. "Apollo's innovative
technologies and manufacturing skills in producing high and ultra-high purity
technology metals in large quantities for the mass production of green
technologies in particular and for electronic in general are unsurpassed.
Therefore it is to Apollo that the high tech industry will now turn for the
first step on the green road to the future."

About Apollo Solar Energy, Inc.

Apollo Solar Energy, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Sichuan Apollo
Solar Science and Technology Co., Ltd, is primarily engaged in mining,
refining and producing high purity tellurium (Te), tellurium-based compounds
and other metals for thin film solar PV industry as well as for specific
segments of the electronic materials market. The Company's products include
CdTe thin-film compounds, CIGS thin-film compounds, ultra- high purity metals
and commercial-purity metals. Apollo Solar also expects to be a leading
constructor and operator in future government-funded solar power station
projects in China, including possible 10 GW solar power stations in Anhui
province, China.

Safe Harbour Statement

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts
are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the
Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements may be
identified by, among other things, the use of forward-looking terminology such
as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should," or "anticipates," or the
negative thereof or other variations thereon or comparable terminology, or by
discussions of strategy that involve risks and uncertainties. In particular,
the statements regarding the Company's expectation that it will supply thin
film solar panels to CECS and joint construction of thin scaled solar energy
power stations with CECS are examples of such forward-looking statements. The
forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, including but not
limited to, general economic conditions and regulatory developments, not
within our control. The factors discussed herein and expressed from time to
time in our filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission could cause
actual results and developments to be materially different from those
expressed or implied by such statements. The forward-looking statements are
made only as of the date of this press release, and we undertake no obligation
to publicly update such forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent
events or circumstance.

    For more information, please contact:


     Dr. Jingong Pan, VP of IR
     Email: drpan27@gmail.com
     Tel:   +1-732-261-2099

    Investor Relations:

     John Campo, IR consultant
     Wall Street International
     Email: campojb@yahoo.com
     Phone: +1-410-236-8200

SOURCE Apollo Solar Energy, Inc.

Contact: Dr. Jingong Pan, VP of IR of Apollo Solar Energy, Inc.,
+1-732-261-2099, drpan27@gmail.com; or Investor Relations, John Campo, IR
consultant, Wall Street International, +1-410-236-8200, campojb@yahoo.com
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