SPI Solar Appoints Charlotte Xi President And Global Chief Operating Officer

  SPI Solar Appoints Charlotte Xi President And Global Chief Operating Officer

Business Wire

SAN FRANCISCO -- September 10, 2013

SPI Solar (“SPI”) (SOPW:OTCBB), a vertically integrated photovoltaic (“PV”)
solar developer, today announced the appointment of Charlotte Xi as president
and global chief operating officer, in addition to her current role as interim
chief financial officer. Following her decision to step in quickly as interim
chief financial officer, the board has now finalized the scope of Xi’s
executive responsibilities. During this transition, the company is in the
process of conducting a search for a new chief financial officer.

“I am pleased with the opportunity to leverage my operational experience along
with my financial expertise to help build out SPI’s global presence,” said
Charlotte Xi, president and global chief operating officer and interim chief
financial officer.

Xi, who is also a member of SPI’s board of directors, is an experienced
finance and operations executive, who most recently served as senior vice
president of global operations for Canadian Solar, Inc. She holds a bachelor's
degree from Shanghai Teachers University and MA and MBA degrees from
Midwestern State University in Texas. Xi is also a member of the AICPA and has
been a Texas-licensed CPA since 1996.

About SPI Solar (SOPW:OTCBB):

SPI Solar (“SPI”) (Solar Power, Inc.) is a vertically integrated photovoltaic
solar developer offering its own brand of high-quality, low-cost distributed
generation and utility-scale solar energy facility development services. From
project development, to project financing and to post-construction asset
management, SPI delivers turnkey world-class photovoltaic solar energy
facilities to its business, government and utility customers. For additional
information visit: www.spisolar.com.

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[Editor’s note: See news release issued September 6, 2013, entitled, “SPI
Solar Appoints Charlotte Xi Interim Chief Financial Officer”]

Contact:

Solar Power, Inc.
Min Xiahou, 800-548-8767
Global CEO