Real Goods Solar Sets Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Real Goods Solar Sets Third Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Tuesday, November
6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. ET

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc.
(Nasdaq:RSOL), a leading provider of turn-key solar energy solutions, will
hold a conference call on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time
to discuss results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Financial
results will be issued in a press release prior to the call.

Real Goods Solar CEO Kam Mofid and Interim CFO Angy Chin will host the
presentation, followed by a question and answer period.

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Mountain time)
Dial-In Number: 1-877-941-2068
International: 1-480-629-9712
Conference ID#: 4568314

The conference call will be webcast live and available for replay via the
investor relations section of the company's website at

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start
time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any
difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios Group
at 1-949-574-3860.

A replay of the call will be available after 2:00 p.m. Eastern time on the
same day and until November 20, 2012.

Toll-free replay number: 1-877-870-5176
International replay number: 1-858-384-5517
Replay pin number: 4568314

About Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL) is the nation's pioneer in delivering
commercial, residential and utility turn-key solar energy solutions. Beginning
with the very first photovoltaic panel sold in the U.S. in 1978, the company
has installed more than 13,000 solar power systems representing 75 megawatts
of clean energy. As one of the nation's largest and most experienced solar
power installers, the company has 15 offices across the West and the
Northeast. Real Goods Solar makes it easy for customers to save on their
energy bill by providing a comprehensive solar solution, from design,
financing, permitting and installation to ongoing monitoring, maintenance and
support. For more information about Real Goods Solar, go to
or call (888) 507-2561.

The Real Goods Solar, Inc. logo is available at

CONTACT: Investor Relations:
         Ron Both
         Liolios Group, Inc.
         Tel (949) 574-3860

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