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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 13, 2014



NMSDC WELCOMES A SOLAR ENERGY COMPANY


DAYTON, OH - Solar Power and Light, LLC (SP&L) is proud to announce that The National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) has certified SP&L as a Minority Business Enterprise. Joining more than 16,000 minority owned businesses: SP&L is honored to be a part of the NMSDC mission to progress business opportunities for minority owned business enterprises, by connecting them with corporate members.

Chartered in 1972 The National Minority Supplier Development Council has become one of the country's prominent corporate membership organizations. With the national office stationed in New York and 33 regional councils across the nation; NMSDC has excelled at building partnerships between corporate members and minority businesses within the NMSDC organization. "SP&L is currently engaged with numerous multi-national companies, so we are delighted that our MBE certification can immediately add value to their corporate diversity and sustainability initiatives", says SP&L Founder and CEO, Neil Chaudhry.

What launched in 2010, as another spin off company of buyCASTINGS.com, Inc., has grown and developed into a very thriving solar business. As an Integrated Energy Company, SP&L handles every piece of deploying solar, from finance, development, and installation to maintenance and operation of a solar powered energy system; SP&L has every aspect covered for you: we help corporations, k-12 schools/universities, cities/municipalities, and non-profit organizations meet their energy and sustainability goals - "Putting Power in Your Hands".

"With over 2MW of solar power plants owned and operated across the state of Ohio, a national pipeline of continuing development and the new MBE certification in hand, SP&L will continue to grow as a company", says SP&L's COO, Brent Boyd. With new opportunities available and continual business expansions, SP&L looks forward to 2014 and beyond.

About SP&L
Solar Power and Light (SP&L) is an Integrated Energy Company. Everything we do is designed to help our customers take charge of their future by cutting costs, hedging risk, and meeting sustainability goals within the area of electric energy spend. SP&L's solution set includes: Solar Powered Energy System development/construction ("Big Solar"); SMARTenergy Line of Products such as solar Signs, Canopies, Carports; and Integrated Energy Management Services encompassing Operations & Maintenance, Energy Efficiency Projects, Power Contract Administration and Environmental Attribute (SREC) Management. http://www.SPLsolar.com