Real Goods Solar to Announce Fourth Quarter 2011 Results

March 9, 2012

BOULDER, Colo., March 9, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL), a leading residential and commercial solar energy EPC provider, will announce results for its fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 after the market close on Thursday, March 15, 2012. The Company will also hold a teleconference to discuss these results with additional comments and details.  Participating in the call will be Bill Yearsley, Chief Executive Officer, and Erik Zech, Chief Financial Officer.

The conference call is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. PDT (1:00 a.m. EDT) on Friday, March 16, 2012.  Participants may access the call by dialing 877-941-4774 (domestic) or 480-629-9760 (international).

If you are unable to participate in the live call, a replay will be available beginning Friday, March 16, at 4:00 p.m. EDT, through Friday, March 30, at midnight EDT.  To access the replay, dial 877-870-5176 (passcode: 4517782).  International callers should dial 858-384-5517 and use the same passcode.

About Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. is a leading residential and commercial solar energy EPC provider, having installed over 11,000 solar systems. Real Goods Solar offers turnkey solar energy services and has 33 years of experience in solar energy, beginning with the sale in 1978 of the first solar photovoltaic, or PV, panels in the United States. With 15 offices in California, Colorado and the Northeast, Real Goods Solar is one of the largest residential and commercial solar installers in the country. For more information about Real Goods Solar, please visit, or call (888) 507-2561.

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Erik Zech
Chief Financial Officer