SonnenEnergy Corp. Announces Board and Management Change

    TSX Venture Exchange
    Symbol: PWR

    TORONTO, Jan. 26 /CNW/ - SonnenEnergy Corp. ("Sonnen" or the "Company")
announces that Norman Holesh, David Katz, Jeremias De Klerk and Maria Hager
have been appointed to the board of directors of the Company following the
resignation of Jeff Dennis, Randall Pilon and James Sardo as directors of the
Company. In addition, Mr. Hans Hager has been appointed President and Chief
Executive Officer of the Company following the resignation of Jeff Dennis.
John Gamble has resigned as Chief Financial Officer and Executive
Vice-President, Special Operations of the Company.
    Since 1993, Mr. Katz has been the owner and operator of Sustainable
Resources Management Inc., which provides sustainable development consulting.
Prior thereto, he held various positions with Ontario Hydro for 15 years. Mr.
Katz has extensive experience in technological products and program
evaluations for energy and building automation in both the institutional and
the marketplace settings. His current sales, marketing and consulting
activities include energy management, building automation, technology product
assessments, sustainable "GREEN" buildings, renewable energy systems,
distributed generation and the competitive opportunities arising from the
worldwide deregulation of utilities.
    Mr. Holesh is a chartered accountant and turnaround professional and has
been involved in the operational side of turnarounds in excess of 20 years.
During that time he has been involved with the manufacturing operations of
public and private companies in Canada and the United States and has also
undertaken the transfer of production to low cost labour countries. Prior to
his involvement in turnarounds, he practiced as a Receiver and Manager.
    Mr. de Klerk is a chartered accountant providing Project Management,
Controllership and Senior Financial Management services for a variety of
businesses. He is also a CPA in the United States.
    Mrs. Hager co-founded SonnenEnergy GmbH, the Company's main operating
subsidiary, with Mr. Hager in 2004.
    The Company would like to thank Messrs. Dennis, Pilon, Sardo and Gamble
for their contribution to the Company during this past year.

    About SonnenEnergy Corp.

    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 200 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 7.0 MWp.
SonnenEnergy's European operations are based in Polling, Germany, with a sales
office in Italy. For more information, please visit SonnenEnergy's website at

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    that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information:

For further information: Hans Hager, President and Chief Executive
Officer, +49-881-924513-0,

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