MOTECH Solar Panels Reduce Carbon Footprint at New Delaware Electric Co-Op Facility

  MOTECH Solar Panels Reduce Carbon Footprint at New Delaware Electric Co-Op

Twenty acres of renewable solar energy to eliminate millions of pounds of
carbon dioxide emissions

PR Newswire

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 21, 2013

NEWARK, Del., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Delaware's Motech Americas LLC, a
subsidiary of Motech Industries, Inc., today announced that 16,000 of its U.S.
manufactured solar panels are contributing to the annual elimination of
12,640,747 lbs. of carbon dioxide emissions at Delaware Electric Cooperative's
new Bruce A. Henry solar energy farm. This is based on the fully operational
status announced at the August 21, 2013 ribbon-cutting dedication of the
high-tech energy site. MOTECH works to provide a global source of clean and
renewable energy, and strives to create a sustainable environment for future
generations. Delaware Electric Cooperative is a member-owned electric utility
serving 84,000 member-owners in Kent and Sussex County, Delaware, USA.

According to Dave Holleran, Senior Manager of Module Sales for Motech
Americas, "This is a four megawatt solar energy farm, and through the use of
our highest quality solar panels, it can supply enough power for 500 homes
and, in the first year alone, will eliminate carbon emissions in amounts
comparable to taking 1,239 cars off the road. By any measure, that is a
noteworthy achievement to benefit the environment.

"In addition," he added, "these solar panels were manufactured by Motech
Americas in Newark, Delaware. That means that we are not only contributing to
an environmentally friendly development, but we are also supporting America's
workforce at the same time."

The facility was developed by SunEdison, and its power will offset energy
purchases from the wholesale market. What's more, this renewable energy farm
will provide members with a sustainable source of power for years to come.
Motech-America's thousands of solar panels are installed at the farm located
at East Trap Pond Road, west of Georgetown.The overall project cost
approximately $14 million, and the farm could eventually be expanded to 40
acres with the ability to produce seven megawatts of power. It will also help
Delaware Electric Cooperative to comply with state mandates, which require
utilities to invest in renewable energy projects.

Co-op members can monitor the electrical output at the solar farm by visiting

About Motech Americas
Motech Americas LLC is the most experienced manufacturer of solar modules with
its Newark, Delaware facility in operations for more than 20 years. MOTECH
utilizes Six-Sigma rigor, best in class quality, and customer fulfillment
standards that are second-to-none. MOTECH is the world's fifth largest solar
cell manufacturer, providing complete control over its supply chain and access
to ensure superior cell products. For additional information, visit

Media Contact:
Robert J. Sincovich
R.J. Sincovich Communications, Inc.
(267) 614-2265

SOURCE Motech Americas LLC

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