Solar Lighting Systems from Sol, Inc. 'Take Off' with ARC Aviation Renewables Corp.

May 5, 2010

PALM CITY, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Sol, Inc. is pleased to announce that ARC Aviation Renewables Corp. and Sol, Inc. have reached a global agreement to bring solar lighting to the aviation marketplace.

Aviation Renewables is a leading consultative and design organization that assists airport authorities, engineers, manufacturers and aviation facility operators for both civilian and military aviation in improving their operations through more environmentally responsible solutions. From flight line to passenger support equipment and facilities, Aviation Renewables provides renewable energy solutions to the aviation marketplace.

Adding Sol, Inc.'s solar LED lighting systems to their renewable energy solutions, Aviation Renewables expands its ability to support the aviation market's need for better airfield illumination, parking lot lighting and security lighting. Allister Wilmott, Founder & Director of Aviation Renewables, added, "We are excited to be partnering with the industry's most proven, technological leader of solar-powered LED area and roadway lighting. Sol, Inc. is a natural fit for Aviation Renewables. With the greatest number of solar-powered area lighting units installed and operating worldwide, Sol, Inc. brings exceptional capability to our customers across the globe."

Sol, Inc. president and CEO Rick Schuett is pleased that Aviation Renewables engaged with Sol, Inc., saying, "It is encouraging that a leader like ARC sought out Sol, Inc. to satisfy and expand the global demand for solar lighting products and services. Sol, Inc.'s history of successes with over 40,000 installations worldwide will only be further enhanced in this exciting and growing aviation market."

Aviation Renewables exhaustively searched the marketplace for leading solar light solution manufacturers and selected Sol, Inc. due to the company's unique blend of experience and technology. "Aviation Renewables required an industry leader with a proven installation base, leading technology, superior customer service and competitive pricing. Sol, Inc. brings all of this and more, including the largest defense and civil-based market share for solar area and roadway lighting in the world," said Aviation Renewables Director Christopher Zegger-Murphy.

Under the agreement, ARC Aviation Renewables Corporation will offer an exclusive line of solar LED light systems from Sol, Inc. specifically configured for aviation facility illumination. With a wide selection of solar parking lot lights, pathway lights, solar security lights, and flood lighting, Aviation Renewables is now able to globally offer complete lighting solutions. Powered by the sun and built for long life, Sol, Inc.'s high flux LED lighting systems offer unmatched performance.

About ARC Aviation Renewables Corp.

Aviation Renewables works with and represents manufacturers that produce green-tech and energy savings solutions for the aviation industry while acting as a centre of excellence for airports, industry stakeholders, customers and a global distribution network. Aviation Renewables combines unique technologies from leading manufacturers to create customized solutions for the benefit of the industry, environment and its global customers. For more information on renewable aviation solutions and energy-efficient airfield lighting, please visit

About Sol, Inc. -

Sol, Inc. is the world leader in solar LED outdoor lighting solutions with over 40,000 systems installed in more than 60 countries on six continents. Since 1990, Sol, Inc. has introduced innovative and cost-effective solar lighting systems that provide unsurpassed levels of illumination and reliability. Sol, Inc. develops, manufactures and markets commercial/industrial-grade solar-powered and energy-efficient lighting systems for a wide range of lighting applications including area and security, street and roadways, sign and billboards and transit and shelter lighting. Sol, Inc. is ISO 9001:2008 certified and committed to superior design, manufacturing, and customer satisfaction.

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