Solar Alliance adds Brian Timmons to its Board as Independent Director and announces Rob Roberti as CFO

– CANADA, Vancouver –  Solar Alliance Energy Inc. (TSX: SOLR) today announced the appointment of Brian Timmons to its Board as a new Independent Director, effective immediately.

“Mr. Timmons is a solid addition to our board of directors and will bring increased capital markets and corporate finance expertise to our team. Building a strong, independent board of directors is imperative for our future growth. This appointment also illustrates the support our company enjoys from our largest shareholder, who sees the long-term value in Solar Alliance and is eager to support our team moving forward,” said CEO, Myke Clark.

The company also announced the appointment of Rob Roberti as the new CFO.

“Mr. Roberti is a collaborative and strategic executive who brings significant value to Solar Alliance,” said Myke Clark. “Mr. Roberti’s experience in large renewable energy development, project finance, corporate finance, and M&A transactions is a perfect fit for our current growth trajectory. Building a strong, capable team that can take advantage of the opportunities in front of us is critical and Mr. Roberti will help take Solar Alliance to the next stage in our evolution.”

About Brian Timmons

Brian Timmons is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, with over 30 years of experience in senior positions within companies across a range of industries, including fund management, investment banking (in Irish Life Assurance Co. and AIB Capital Markets PLC respectively), healthcare technology, bioscience, alternative energy and resource companies, e-commerce, telecoms, and software IT. Mr. Timmons also maintains a close business relationship with Solar Alliance’s largest shareholder.

About Rob Roberti

Mr. Roberti brings more than 20 years of corporate finance, project finance, M&A experience, and renewable energy development to Solar Alliance. Before joining Solar Alliance, Mr. Roberti was the CFO and a founding executive of Cordelio Power, where he led bond financings totaling CAD 1.7 billion and completed the restructuring of acquired entities. Before Cordelio Power, Mr. Roberti was the SVP Power Generation at Capstone Infrastructure where he was responsible for over 550 MW of clean and renewable energy generation. He was also CFO of Clean Power Income Fund, and previously Treasurer, where he led both the company’s IPO and subsequent successful sale.

Mr. Roberti holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and holds the CPA, CA, and CFA designations.

About Solar Alliance Energy Inc.

Solar Alliance is an energy solutions provider focused on residential, commercial and industrial solar installations. The Company operates in Tennessee, Kentucky, North/South Carolina, and Illinois and has an expanding pipeline of solar projects. Since it was founded in 2003, the Company has developed $1 billion of renewable energy projects that provide enough electricity to power 150,000 homes. Our passion is improving life through ingenuity, simplicity, and freedom of choice. Solar Alliance reduces or eliminates customers’ vulnerability to rising energy costs, offers an environmentally friendly source of electricity generation, and provides affordable, turnkey clean energy solutions.

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