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28 November 2006


DayStar appoints CEO to succeed founder and chairman

DayStar Technologies Inc of Halfmoon, NY, USA, which manufactures CIGS Photovoltaic Foil products (copper indium gallium diselenide thin-film solar cells deposited on flexible metal foils), has appointed Dr Stephan DeLuca as
chief executive officer. He replaces founder and chairman Dr John R. Tuttle, who will continue to serve as chairman of the board.

"Since joining us in April, we have been impressed with the progress achieved in operations during Stephan's tenure as COO," said lead director Dr Randolph A. Graves, Jr. "Based on his success and expertise in managing
corporate environments, we are confident that, as DayStar's new CEO, he is ideally suited to successfully navigate the company's ongoing transition into a commercial manufacturing enterprise."

"I hope to concentrate my strengths on helping to develop strategies essential to the realization of DayStar's objectives," said Tuttle. "I remain committed to ensuring that DayStar succeeds in its endeavor to ultimately achieve GW-scale manufacturing."

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