ICP Solar Opens California Sales Office

    New Sales Office to Accelerate Company's Innovative Entries into Consumer
and Residential Markets

    MONTREAL, October 1 /CNW/ - ICP Solar Technologies Inc. (OTCBB: ICPR,
FRANKFURT: K1U.F), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and
products, today opened a sales office in Aliso Viejo, California.

    This new office will serve as a hub for all of ICP Solar's operations in
California, enabling the company to accelerate its growth, strengthen its
relationships with customers and add new customers, and forge distributor
agreements for its Sunsei amorphous Thin-File Solar Tile and Wireless Sunsei
Greenmeter(TM) products launched last week at the 4th Annual Solar Power
Conference and Expo.

    "To enhance the solar consumer experience, it makes sense to be in close
proximity to our West Coast-based customers and partners such as West Marine
or Frys," said Laurent Lafite, vice president, Marketing & Global Strategy.
"Our new sales office will be managed by Tom Clark, our vice president of
sales in North America, who brings 20 years experience in the consumer goods
industry to this exciting initiative. Under Tom's leadership, we look forward
to continued double digit growth in our "Solar to Go" Coleman line and our
lifestyle Sunsei(R) mobile chargers. As always, we want our products to make
those solar lifestyle moments simple, measurable and enjoyable."

    Added Tom Clark, vice president sales, North America, "We're thrilled to
be opening an ICP Solar office in the rapidly growing California market to
propel sales of our mobile solar chargers. Our products, designed for outdoor
enthusiasts, provide green power backup or primary power for vehicles such as
automobiles, boats, RVs with the highest level of quality and reliability in
the market."

    "With a nucleus of operations in California, ICP Solar is now perfectly
situated to accelerate partnerships with key West Coast distributors in the
burgeoning residential and power generation markets in California. We're just
at the beginning of a sharp growth trajectory for ICP Solar," said Sass
Peress, ICP chairman and chief executive officer.

    About ICP Solar Technologies, Inc.

    ICP Solar is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of solar cells and
solar cell based products and building materials. Through the application of
next-generation technologies and use of proprietary intellectual design the
Company aims to be the industry's innovation leader. For the past 19 years,
ICP Solar has led the consumer market through innovation and has now begun to
apply that same philosophy to the OEM, rooftop and power generation segment of
the solar industry. ICP Solar's management has over 50 years of experience in
the renewable energy sector. The company's headquarters are located in
Montreal, Canada, with additional locations in the USA, Spain, Ireland and

    Corporate information may be found at www.icpsolar.com

    The forward-looking statements herein include, but are not limited to,
the expected expansion of our solar solutions into Europe Middle East, Asia
and Africa. Our actual results may differ materially from those implied in
these forward-looking statements as a result of many factors, including, but
not limited to, overall industry environment, customer acceptance of our
products, delay in the introduction of new products, further approvals of
regulatory authorities, adverse court rulings, production and/or quality
control problems, the denial, suspension or revocation of permits or licenses
by regulatory or governmental authorities, termination or non-renewal of
customer contracts, competitive pressures and general economic conditions, and
our financial condition. These and other risks and uncertainties are described
in more detail in our most recent SB-2 filing with the Securities and Exchange
Commission. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are
made. We undertake no obligation to update or revise such statements to
reflect new circumstances or unanticipated events as they occur, except as
required by applicable laws, and you are urged to review and consider
disclosures that we make in the reports that we file with the Securities and
Exchange Commission that discuss other factors germane to our business.

For further information:

For further information: ICP Solar Laurent Lafite, 514-270-5770
Llafite@icpsolar.com or Lippert/Heilshorn & Associates Jody Burfening/Elric
Martinez, 212-838-3777 emartinez@lhai.com

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