Real Goods Solar to Participate at ROTH Capital Partners Solar Symposium on October 23, 2013

Real Goods Solar to Participate at ROTH Capital Partners Solar Symposium on October 23, 2013  LOUISVILLE, Colo., Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL), a nationwide leader of turnkey solar energy solutions for residential, commercial, and utility customers, has been invited to participate at the ROTH Capital Partners Solar Symposium being held in conjunction with the Solar Power International 13 Expo (SPI 13), the largest annual solar conference/expo in the U.S., at the McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.  Tim Seamans, general manager of Real Goods Solar's commercial and utility division, is scheduled to participate on a fireside chat on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, with one-on-one and small group meetings held with institutional investors throughout the day.  Management will discuss the company's recent progress, including the acquisition of Syndicated Solar and a definitive agreement to acquire Mercury Solar Systems, both of which are expected to augment already strong organic growth.  For additional information or to schedule a one-on-one meeting, please contact your ROTH sales representative at 1-800-933-6820 or email conference@roth.com.  About Real Goods Solar and RGS Energy  Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RSOL) is one of the nation's pioneering solar energy companies serving commercial, residential, and utility customers. Beginning with one of the very first photovoltaic panels sold to the public in the U.S. in 1978, the company has installed more than 15,500 solar power systems representing well over 100 megawatts of 100% clean renewable energy. Real Goods Solar makes it very convenient 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. As one of the nation's largest and most experienced solar power players, the company has 17 offices across the West and the Northeast. It services the commercial and utility markets through its RGS Energy division. For more information, visit RealGoodsSolar.com or RGSEnergy.com, on Facebook at http://facebook.com/realgoodssolar and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/realgoodssolar.  CONTACT: Media and Investor Relations Contact:          Ron Both          Liolios Group, Inc.          Tel 1-949-574-3860          RSOL@liolios.com  Real Goods Solar, Inc. Logo