TORONTO, July 7, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Highland Solar, the exclusive Canadian distributor for Westinghouse Solar, today announced it has sold 150kW of solar panels in June alone now that the Ontario Power Authority has steadily increased its pace in approving applications for its Feed-In Tariff ("FIT") program.
The technology within the Westinghouse Solar Power System has been widely recognized for its performance and reliability including being named a Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Product of the year. The panels are available for purchase in the United States through Westinghouse Solar, Westinghouse Solar's Authorized Dealer network, or in select Lowe's home improvement stores. For more information, visit www.WestinghouseSolar.com.Highland Solar operates a training facility and has provided solar installation training to more than 250 certified installers across Ontario, Canada to date. Westinghouse Solar Authorized Dealers in Ontario can offer homeowners a return on investment of 8 - 12% or the option of "no money down." Highland Solar is also the licensed manufacturer of Westinghouse Solar's mounting system and produces these components in Ontario, qualifying this system for the Ontario FIT program. For more information on Highland Solar, visit http: www.highlandsolar.ca. About Akeena Solar Founded in 2001, Akeena Solar's philosophy is simple: we believe producing clean electricity directly from the sun is the right thing to do for our environment and economy. Akeena Solar has grown to become one of the nation's leading installers and manufacturers of solar power systems. Akeena Solar's award winning solar panels are now being sold under the Westinghouse Solar brand. Westinghouse Solar Power Systems are safer, more powerful and more reliable than any others, while backed by the proven quality of the Westinghouse name. For more information on Akeena Solar, visit www.akeena.com. For more information on Westinghouse Solar, visit www.westinghousesolar.com. The Akeena Solar, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=5143 The Westinghouse Solar logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=7708 About Highland Solar Highland Solar, a division of Highland Logic Inc. is the exclusive distributor of Westinghouse Solar in Canada. Highland Solar is also the licensed manufacturer of Westinghouse Solar's mounting system. They are based in the Greater Toronto Area and have warehousing and distribution capability across Canada. Highland Solar does not install systems nor sell directly to the public. Solar installers and dealers interested in their products may sign up as Partners at www.highlandsolar.ca. AKNS-G
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