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Motech Americas Announces East Coast Installation of the Year

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Ray Angelini, President, Ray Angelini, Inc., receives the East Coast Installation of the Year Award from Motech Americas LLC 
President Eric Kuo.

NEWARK, DE (May 23, 2012)—Motech Americas LLC, a solar company with a 20-year heritage of manufacturing the highest quality solar panels, announced today that Ray Angelini, Inc. (RAI®) has won its East Coast Installation of the Year award for its solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations for the Long Branch School District, Long Branch, NJ. For a project to qualify as a Motech Installation of the Year it must embody innovative design, quality workmanship, efficient installation and best-in-class safety practices.

RAI utilized Motech IM60 235W solar modules manufactured in Delaware to successfully complete the design and installation of 10 solar photovoltaic (PV) system installations for the district—eight roof arrays and two canopy arrays. The largest array—559 kW consisting of 2,379 panels—was installed on the roof of the high school. There were seven other locations throughout the district where RAI installed solar panels, including a 100 kW installation at Anastasia Elementary School, a 62 kW installation at Gregory Elementary School, 156 kW at Lenna Conrow Elementary School, 101 kW at Audrey Clark Elementary School, 773 kW at Long Branch Middle School, 189 kW at Morris Avenue School, and 14 kW at the Long Branch Board of Education.

Many of the school district buildings have flat roofs that receive direct, unobstructed sunlight allowing the panels to gather and generate optimal solar power. In addition to the schools roofs being outfitted with solar panels, there are also solar canopies in two school parking lots. The system will produce over 2,357 kW annually, providing approximately 25% of the peak energy demand of the school district, saving over $421,949 per year in electricity costs. By utilizing the solar panels, the district is also receiving solar renewable energy credits, which could generate additional funds for the schools. All of these locations are now generating solar energy as the panels have been activated.

“We are proud to provide solar modules to an organization as rich in solar experience and knowledge as RAI,” stated Derick Botha, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Motech Americas. “RAI cares about their customers and the community. We at Motech appreciate the opportunity to work with such a professional organization.”

RAI has also provided the district with kiosks that educate students about the solar energy process.

About Motech Americas
Motech Americas LLC, subsidiary of Motech Industries, Inc., is one of the most experienced manufacturers of solar modules with the Newark, Delaware facility in operation for more than 20 years. Motech utilizes Six-Sigma rigor, best in class quality, and customer fulfillment standards that are second to none. Intelligently and vertically integrated, Motech Industries, Inc. is the sixth largest solar cell manufacturer in the world, providing complete control over its supply chain and access to superior cell products. For additional information access http://www.motech-americas.com .

About Ray Angelini, Inc.
Ray Angelini, Inc. (RAI) is a commercial solar design build, solar maintenance, electrical construction, general construction, and power systems testing and commissioning firm. Founded in 1974 by Raymond J. Angelini as an electrical contracting company, RAI established a solar division in 2004 and has since completed solar projects throughout NJ, PA, DE and MD, including the Atlantic City Convention Center-the largest single-roof power array installation in the country at the time of completion in December 2008. RAI is recognized by NJBIZ magazine as the largest solar provider in NJ. RAI is a Butler Builder® construction professional. To learn more about Ray Angelini, Inc., please visit www.raiservices.com or call the Sewell, NJ-based headquarters at 856-228-5566.

RAI Employees Volunteer In The Community

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RAI Engineers Chris Baralus and Jamie Gooch receive certificates of recognition from the Kiwanis Club of Greater Woodbury Past President Amelia Kressler for their presentation, “An Overview of Solar as an Alternative Energy Source,” at the monthly meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Greater Woodbury on May 17, 2012.

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RAI Chief Engineer Joe Camarota (left) and his fellow volunteers of the NJ registered non-profit corporation “9/11 Memorial Trucks” Peter Urso, Linda Camarota, and Jonathan Urso proudly displayed the 9/11 memorial fire truck 343 at Barb’s Harley Davidson Spring Open House in Mt. Ephraim on Saturday, May 12, 2012, in honor of its crew who lost their lives trying to save people at the World Trade Center attack on September 11, 2001.

Angelini Joins Executive Committee of Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County

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As Member, Angelini Will Chair Facilities Committee

WOODBURY, NJ (April 9, 2012)—Raymond J. Angelini recently joined the Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County Board of Directors’ Executive Committee and will serve as the Chairman of the organization’s Facilities Committee.

Angelini is president of Ray Angelini, Inc. (RAI), Sewell, NJ, which he founded in 1975. The company provides electrical contracting, general construction, solar energy design/build/maintenance, and power systems testing services.

“Ray is a great asset to the organization,” says Nick Mitcho, Boys & Girls Club Board President. “He brings a wealth of knowledge and strong management background, which is just what’s needed as we develop a Board to advance the organization to serve the youth that need a Club the most in Gloucester County and Ray is a key member in that effort.”

According to Robert Taylor, Executive Director, Boys & Girls Club of Gloucester County, Angelini will oversee and manage facility improvements and expansion of space to create a Teen Center at the Paulsboro NJ Clubhouse.

Angelini resides in Woodbury, NJ with Lynne, his wife.

School’s Cost-Saving Solar Installation Turns Into Educational Tool for Students

Local Contractor Designs and Builds Solar Demo Shed
for Science Projects

COLUMBUS, NJ (January 23, 2012)—Just two years after the ribbon cutting to celebrate the completion of a solar energy system at the Northern Burlington Regional School District here, teachers at the school are using a new solar demonstration shed for science lessons.

Ray Angelini, Inc., Sewell, NJ, designer and builder of the 2009 193.5 kW solar energy roof installation, consisting of 864 Sharp® modules, at the school also built a solar demonstration shed at the school’s request.

“The shed has three 235-watt solar panels on its roof and electrical components inside,” said Jason Kaplan, project manager, Ray Angelini, Inc.  “A meter on the shed provides information such as voltage, amps and the energy captured from the sun, which is stored in batteries—it’s all DC powered.”

On completion, Kaplan provided a brief tour of the solar demonstration shed to geometry and science teachers and students, school administrators and local police.

“Some of the students asked if they could charge their cell phones from the solar shed,” said Kaplan.  “The facilities people were interested in adding lights to the shed.  Really, you can charge or do a number of different things with this.”

RAI serves public and private clients in NJ, PA, DE and MD in various industries, including transit, data centers, schools, universities, government, industrial plants, medical facilities, and more.  Originally established in 1975 by Ray Angelini as an electrical contracting company, today RAI is a full service design/build/maintenance solar energy company.

The company was recognized as the largest solar industry contractor in the region in 2011 by NJBIZ magazine.  To learn more about Ray Angelini, Inc., visit www.raiservices.com or call the Sewell, NJ-based headquarters at 856-228-5566.

View video clip of J. Kaplan’s presentation of solar demo shed at Northern Burlington School:  http://youtu.be/Ui7BoMa7ISo

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