SonnenEnergy Announces Further Management Changes and New Date of Annual and Special Meeting

    TORONTO, Oct. 9 /CNW/ - SonnenEnergy Corp. ("SonnenEnergy" or "the
Company") (TSX-V: PWR), a photovoltaic solar power systems integrator and
solar power producer, today announced John Ross has resigned as Chief
Financial Officer of SonnenEnergy. The Company is currently in the process of
hiring a replacement for Mr. Ross.
    SonnenEnergy also announced that, Hans Hager has been reappointed as
Geschaftsfuehrer of SonnenEnergie GmbH, SonnenEnergy's wholly-owned German
subsidiary. Mr Hager joins John Gamble, Executive Vice-President of Strategic
Operations, of SonnenEnergy, and Jeff Dennis, the President and CEO of
SonnenEnergy, as Geschaftsfuehrers of SonnenEnergie GmbH. Mr. Hager continues
to serve as Chief Operating Officer and a Director of SonnenEnergy.
    The Company also announced that the Annual and Special Meeting of
SonnenEnergy Corp., which was adjourned on August 26, 2008, has been
rescheduled and will now be held on Monday, October 27, 2008 at 4:00 pm (EST)
at the law offices of Cassels Brock & Blackwell, located at 40 King Street
West, 21st Floor, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, Ontario.

    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 Polling, Germany, with a sales office in
Italy. For more information, please visit SonnenEnergy's website at

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Forward-looking statements in this news release are based on current
expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Actual
results might differ materially due to various risks and uncertainties as
described in the company's amended and restated preliminary prospectus
available at Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not
limited to, the retention of key personnel, its dependence on suppliers for
components for the systems that it designs and installs, the availability of
silicon, its ability to expand sales, technology changes, unexpected warranty
expenses or service claims, and its ability to meet its clients' expectations.
SonnenEnergy assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement or
to update the reasons why actual results could differ from such statements.

    The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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For further information:

For further information: Jeff Dennis, President & CEO, SonnenEnergy
Corp., Tel: (416) 540-2596, Email:

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