Tessera Solar plans to develop up to 500 MW of solar-thermal power plants on land owned by Riverside County in California. The company has yet to identify customers for the power or specific locations for the project. (Source: Wall Street Journal, July 8, 2009)

Contact: Bob Lukefahr, CEO, Tessera Solar – North America, (713) 554-8484, information@tesserasolar.com, www.tesserasolar.com