BOULDER, Colo., April 29, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL), a leading residential solar energy integrator, will announce results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2010, after the market close on Wednesday, May 5, 2010. The Company will also hold a teleconference to discuss these results with additional comments and details.  Participating in the call will be John Schaeffer, Founder and President, Erik Zech, Chief Financial Officer, and Jirka Rysavy, Chairman.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. PDT (11:30 a.m. EDT) on Thursday, May 6, 2010.  Participants may access the call by dialing 877-941-1428 (domestic) or 480-629-9665 (international).

If you are unable to participate in the live call, a replay will be available beginning Thursday, May 6, at 2:30 p.m. EDT, through Thursday, May 13, at midnight EDT. To access the replay, dial 800-406-7325 (passcode: 4293226). International callers should dial 303-590-3030 and use the same passcode.

About Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. is a leading residential solar energy integrator, having installed over 5,000 solar systems. Real Goods Solar offers turnkey solar energy services, and has 32 years of experience in residential solar energy, beginning with the sale in 1978 of the first solar photovoltaic, or PV, panels in the United States. For more information about Real Goods Solar, please visit www.realgoodssolar.com, or call (888) 507-2561.

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CONTACT:  Real Goods Solar, Inc.          Erik Zech, Chief Financial Officer          415-456-2800 x107          erik.zech@realgoods.com

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