Akash Solar commences sale of Solar Panels in Bangladesh

Village Girl with 50W panel Dhaka, Bangladesh - 1 January 2010 - Akash Solar Engineering Ltd. announced today that it has received the first shipment of solar panels manufactured under its Akash Solar brand name and is offering these panels for sale to qualified NGOs, financial institutions and other interested parties.The multi-killowatt offering includes solar panels sized from 10 to 85 watts for a wide range of residential and commercial applications. The company, led by Managing Director, Professor Saifur Rahman, is focused on providing high quality, mono-crystalline solar panels at competitive prices in order to provide end users choice in the marketplace. Said Professor Saifur Rahman, "The high efficiency solar panels offered by Akash Solar will help accelerate the adoption of Solar Energy in rural areas throughout the country and provide end users with a choice of products that are not currently available in the marketplace. Akash Solar is excited to offer solar solutions to a diverse array of customers representing all sectors of the economy." Interested parties are encouraged to contact Akash Solar’s Commercial Manager, Mr. Saidur Rahman, by phone in Dhaka at 0171-542-6215 or by email at saidur@akashsolar.com. About Akash Solar Akash Solar was established in 2008 to bring innovative solar energy solutions to individuals and organizations in developing countries. Akash Solar’s management team leverages more than 30 years of research, design and development experience in solar photovoltaics and efficient lighting systems to create solutions that meet the unique needs of our customers. Through our collaborative relationships with research laboratories, developers, equipment suppliers and manufacturers in the United States, Japan, Switzerland, China, Thailand and India, we are able to bring the most cost effective and appropriate solar energy solutions to a wide range of end users. Please visit www.akashsolar.com for more information.

Contact Details

USA

Akash Solar Ventures, LLC
Saifur Rahman, CEO
+1-202-713-5049

Bangladesh

Akash Solar Engineering, Ltd.
+880-2-985-6287
Saidur Rahman, Senior Project Manager
+880-171-542-6215
Hafizul Hasan, Manager (Sales & Technical, dept.)
+880-172-096-2589
+880-168-194-3460