Day4 Energy Receives Dual BCTIA Honors for Exceptional Growth, Executive Leadership

    Advanced Solar Module Manufacturer Garners Technology Impact Awards for
    Emerging Company of the Year, Person of the Year

    BURNABY, BC, June 18 /CNW/ - Day4 Energy Inc. (TSX: DFE), a leading
manufacturer of high performance, cost-effective solar electric modules, today
announced that it received two British Columbia Technology Industries
Association's (BCTIA) 2008 Technology Impact Awards. Recognizing innovation
and excellence in British Columbia's technology community, the BCTIA honoured
Day4 Energy as Emerging Company of the Year for its successful high-growth
business strategy and market promise. In addition, Day4's CEO Dr. John
MacDonald received the Person of the Year award for his demonstrated vision
and executive leadership over many years in the British Columbia technology
    "Advanced solar module manufacturer, Day4 Energy is one of the rising
stars in British Columbia's technology community," said Pascal Spothelfer,
president and CEO of BCTIA. "Our judges were impressed by what the company had
accomplished in less than seven years from product development and
commercialization to revenue and a successful IPO. BC's clean energy
technology sector is quickly establishing an international reputation for
sustainability and environmental stewardship and Day4 Energy is among the
leaders. We congratulate them on this recognition."
    Founded in 2001, Day4 Energy has sustained tremendous growth based on a
proprietary approach to module construction, the Day4 Electrode. The patented
technology enables high-quality solar power products with improved
performance, lifetime and aesthetic appearance. Today Day4 Energy has more
than 180 employees at its Burnaby, BC headquarters and facilities. Day4 Energy
has its leading technology solar energy systems installed across Europe, North
America, and Asia. Following a successful initial public offering on the
Toronto Stock Exchange in December 2007, the company announced additional
international contracts that expanded advanced sales by 40 percent for 2009
and 88 percent for 2010. In order to meet significant sales backlogs and
rising customer demand, the company has since secured more than 90,000 square
feet of additional production space to expand its manufacturing capacity to 90
MW by the end of 2008. In contrast, the company's total 2007 production was
just over 5MW.
    "Given the global solar market's rapid expansion, we are particularly
honored to be recognized for both the promise of our technology innovation and
the strength of our business team, two qualities that place Day4 Energy
squarely in the middle of one of the most significant business opportunities
facing our generation," said Dr. MacDonald. "We look forward to continuing to
deliver on that promise as we scale operations and expand our existing
international partner and customer base."
    Day4 Energy and Dr. MacDonald received the awards at a June 12th ceremony
in Vancouver, where BC's business and technology community gathered for a
prestigious gala event.

    About Day4 Energy:

    Headquartered near Vancouver, British Columbia, Day4 Energy Inc. designs,
manufactures and sells photovoltaic (PV) modules based on its patented Day4
Electrode technology, a proprietary method of contacting and interconnecting
solar cells. The Day4 Electrode produces PV panels of high power density,
increased lifetime and uncompromised aesthetic appearance. The advanced solar
module construction method increases the performance of conventional silicon
panels and enables the next-generation of PV innovation. Day4 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. For more information, visit:

For further information:

For further information: Press Contact: Rosalind Jackson, Antenna Group,
(for Day4 Energy), (415) 977-1923,; Investor
Contact: Cory Pala, (416) 657-2400,

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