Dr. Walter L. Robb joined Direct Global Power’s (DGP) Board of Directors. Robb, now a management consultant and President of Vantage Management, Inc., was until December 31, 1992 the General Electric Company’s Senior Vice-President for Corporate Research and Development. He directed the GE Research and Development Center, one of the world’s largest and most diversified industrial laboratories, and served on the Company’s Corporate Executive Council. DGP is a renewable energy technology commercialization and market development company established in October 1996. The company develops product solutions and marketing programs for photovoltaic (PV) technologies. It also provides consulting services to manufacturers, distributors and systems integrators as well as government agencies and other consulting and non-governmental organizations.