Day4 Energy Increases Production Capacity 300% to 47 MW, 25% Ahead of Plan



    Solar Module Manufacturer Adds Scale, Automation of Proprietary Day4
    Electrode Production Process

    BURNABY, BC, July 15 /CNW/ - Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX: DFE), a leading
manufacturer of high performance, cost-effective solar electric modules, today
announced the successful completion of the first phase of its aggressive
manufacturing expansion. The new Phase I production equipment installed in the
Company's Burnaby production facilities adds 35 megawatts (MW) of production
capacity to its current production line. The Phase I expansion is
approximately 25 percent larger than the expansion originally planned by the
Company and increases total current annual production capacity to 47 MW, four
times the Company's Q4 2007 capacity of 12 MW. The Company's Phase II
expansion, which calls for an additional 50 MW of production capacity, is now
well underway driven by continued international partner and customer demand
for Day4 Energy's advanced solar products.
    "We had two core objectives for Phase I: expanding production to meet
demand and completion of the industrial scale-up of our proprietary
manufacturing process. I am proud to report that we have successfully achieved
both objectives," said George Rubin, president of Day4 Energy. "Quickly
increasing our production capabilities four-fold was critical to meeting our
customer fulfillment objectives against our backlog. This expansion gives us
the latest generation tools and manufacturing lines that we need to respond to
the high demand for our products. With the latest generation of our production
equipment we have successfully implemented full automation of the Day4
Electrode manufacturing process thus completing industrial scale-up of our
proprietary technology. We are now in position to move forward with global
scale expansion, which includes an accelerated implementation of the third
party manufacturing strategy."
    Neil Lang, who recently joined Day4 Energy as chief operating officer
added, "Day4 Energy embarked on an ambitious growth strategy for 2008, and I
am pleased to report our progress is on schedule. With our Phase I expansion
now complete, our immediate focus is on production ramp-up. We have already
initiated production on the first part of the line and are looking to bring
the rest of the equipment on-line in short order."
    The new production line features the latest generation of Day4 Energy's
proprietary production equipment, including a full automation of the Company's
manufacturing process for the Day4 Electrode. The patented Day4 Electrode, an
innovative approach to module construction that directly replaces decades-old
soldering methods, is the Company's next generation platform for PV module
manufacturing and is now scaled for large volume roll-out. By improving
connections to and between photovoltaic (PV) cells, the Day4 Electrode
produces quality solar electric products with higher performance, longer
lifetime, improved aesthetics and lower cost. Additionally, the Day4 Electrode
provides for entirely new and innovative PV cell designs to be utilized
providing greater power and cost efficiencies previously unavailable to the
industry. Day4 Energy supplies its advanced solar modules to utility,
commercial and residential solar electric installations throughout North
America, Europe and Asia.

    About Day4 Energy:

    Headquartered near Vancouver, British Columbia, Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX:
DFE) designs, manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) modules based on its
patented Day4 Electrode technology, a proprietary method of contacting and
interconnecting solar cells that produces PV panels of high power density,
increased lifetime and uncompromised aesthetic appearance. Day4 Energy
partners with the industry's leading PV cell producers to deliver IEC- and
UL-certified commercial and residential solar products to customers throughout
Europe and North America.

    http://www.day4energy.com





For further information:

For further information: Press Contact: Rosalind Jackson, Antenna Group
(for Day4 Energy), (415) 977-1923, rosalind@antennagroup.com; Investor
Contact: Cory Pala, (416) 657-2400, CPala@Day4Energy.com

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