Real Goods Solar Sets Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call for Monday, August 13, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. ET

August 8, 2012

LOUISVILLE, Colo., Aug. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL), a leading provider of turnkey solar energy solutions, will hold a conference call on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Financial results will be issued in a press release prior to the call.

Real Goods Solar CEO Kam Mofid and CFO John Coletta will host the presentation, followed by a question and answer period.

Date: Monday, August 13, 2012
Time: 4:30 p.m. Eastern time (1:30 p.m. Pacific time)
Dial-In Number: 1-877-941-4774
International: 1-480-629-9760
Conference ID#: 4556478
Webcast: http://public.viavid.com/index.php?id=101221

The conference call will be webcast live and available for replay via the Investor Relations section of the company's website at www.realgoodssolar.com.

Please call the conference telephone number 5-10 minutes prior to the start time. An operator will register your name and organization. If you have any difficulty connecting with the conference call, please contact Liolios Group at 1-949-574-3860.

A replay of the call will be available after 7:30 p.m. Eastern time on the same day and until August 27, 2012.

Toll-free replay number: 1-877-870-5176
International replay number: 1-858-384-5517
Replay pin number: 4556478

About Real Goods Solar, Inc.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:RSOL) is a leading provider of turnkey commercial and residential solar energy solutions, with more than 13,000 solar systems in place. Real Goods Solar has more than 33 years of experience in solar energy, beginning with the sale in 1978 of the first solar photovoltaic panels in the United States. With 16 offices across the West and the Northeast, Real Goods Solar is one of the largest solar energy installers in the U.S. For more information about Real Goods Solar, please visit www.realgoodssolar.com, or call (888) 507-2561.

The Real Goods Solar, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=6455

Company Contact:
John Coletta
Chief Financial Officer
Real Goods Solar, Inc.
Tel (303) 222-8310
john.coletta@realgoods.com

Investor Relations:
Ron Both
Liolios Group, Inc.
Tel (949) 574-3860
RSOL@liolios.com