V. James Sardo Named Chairman of Board of Directors of SonnenEnergy Corp.



    TORONTO, Oct. 31 /CNW/ - SonnenEnergy Corp. ("SonnenEnergy" or "the
Company") (TSX-V: PWR), a leading photovoltaic solar power systems integrator
and solar power producer, is pleased to announce that V. James Sardo has been
named Chairman of the SonnenEnergy Board of Directors. Mr. Sardo succeeds Jeff
Dennis, who will continue as director of SonnenEnergy and in his role as
SonnenEnergy's President and Chief Executive Officer.
    Mr. Sardo is a corporate director and was interim CEO of Royal Group
Technologies Limited from 2004 to 2005, President of the Canadian Operations
of Moore Corporation Limited, a business forms and communications company,
from 1999 to 2001 and President and CEO of SMK Speedy International Inc., an
international automotive repair company, from 1997 to 1999. Prior to 1997 Mr.
Sardo was Chief Executive Officer of Amre Inc., a Dallas based marketer of
home improvement products from 1994 to 1995 and Chief Executive Officer of SNE
Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of windows and doors from 1991 to 1994. Mr.
Sardo is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors and a graduate of
the Directors Education Program. Mr. Sardo has been a director of SonnenEnergy
since 2007 and is also a director of New Flyer Inc., Hydrogenics Corporation
and Northstar Healthcare Inc.
    SonnenEnergy also announces that it has granted additional incentive
stock options to its officers and directors to acquire an aggregate of
1,500,000 common shares of SonnenEnergy at a price of $0.10 per share; each
option is exercisable at any time until October 27, 2013 subject to certain
vesting requirements.

    About SonnenEnergy

    SonnenEnergy is a solar power systems integrator and solar power
producer. The company markets, sells, designs, installs, operates, and
maintains grid-connected solar power systems and, since 2004, has installed
more than 160 photovoltaic (PV) solar power systems for commercial and
residential customers. The company also operates solar power plants in
southern Germany, which have total installed capacity of more than 5,000 kWp.
SonnenEnergy's corporate offices are located in Toronto, Ontario and its
European operations are based in Germany, with a sales office in Italy.

    
    The TSX-V has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the
    adequacy or accuracy of this release.
    





For further information:

For further information: Jeff Dennis, President & CEO, SonnenEnergy
Corp., Tel: (416) 540-2596, Email: jmdennis@calefinancial.com; Glen Williams,
Investor Relations, The Equicom Group, Tel: (416) 815-0700 ext. 272, Email:
gwilliams@equicomgroup.com

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