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March 12th, 2008
Spire Receives Order For Second Turnkey Solar Manufacturing Line to Spain’s Fluitecnik S.A.

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PR – Spire Corporation a global solar company providing turnkey solar factories
and capital equipment to manufacture photovoltaic modules worldwide,
today announced it has received a contract from the solar division of
Spanish renewable energy company Fluitecnik S.A., to provide a
photovoltaic module assembly line for that companys
operations in Portugal.

Spire will provide Fluitecnik with a semi-automated crystalline module
manufacturing line capable of producing up to 20 megawatts (MW) of solar
modules per year for sale into the European solar marketplace. Spire
will supply the process technology and training to operate the factory,
as well as assistance in qualifying the factory and its modules to meet
rigorous International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) standards and
certification. The line will integrate Spires
key stringing and tabbing, lamination, and testing machines along with
intermediate tooling stations; it is designed to be easily expandable at
a later date. Spire recently completed a 12MW crystalline cell module
line, expandable to 20MW, for Fluitecnik in the Dominican Republic.

One of the keys to success in our business
model is repeat and add-on orders from customers for our turnkey solar
factories, said Roger G. Little, Chairman and
CEO of Spire Corporation. Were
delighted to partner once again with Fluitecnik and look forward to
helping them expand into the dynamic European Union solar energy

Mr. Alberto Madoz, General Manager of Fluitecnik S.A. said, We
experienced firsthand Spires superior design
and engineering support services with our first solar module plant,
completed recently in the Dominican Republic. Spires
ability to deliver a turnkey facility and provide the support necessary
to qualify the finished modules under international standards is unique
and an important competitive advantage to our firm.

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