Real Goods Solar Sets First Quarter 2013 Conference Call for Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Real Goods Solar Sets First Quarter 2013 Conference Call for Thursday, May 9,
2013 at 11:00 a.m. ET

LOUISVILLE, Colo., May 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc.
(Nasdaq:RSOL), a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for
residential, commercial, and utility customers, will hold a conference call on
Thursday, May 9, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the
first quarter ended March 31, 2013. Financial results will be issued in a
press release prior to the call.

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

Date:           Thursday, May 9, 2013
Time:            11:00 a.m. Eastern time (9:00 a.m. Mountain time)
Dial-In number: 1-877-941-8418
International:  1-480-629-9809
Conference ID:  4618376

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 through May 16, 2013.

Toll-free replay number:     1-877-870-5176
International replay number: 1-858-384-5517
Replay ID:                   4618376

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 14,500 solar power systems representing more than 100
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.

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

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