July 16, 2008

Akeena Solar Scheduled to Report Second Quarter 2008 Results On August 6, 2008

LOS GATOS, Calif., July 16, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Akeena Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKNS), a leading designer and installer of solar power systems, will announce its second quarter 2008 financial results on Wednesday, August 6, 2008. The company will host a conference call on the same day at 11:00 A.M. Pacific (2:00 P.M. Eastern).

To access the call in the U.S., please dial 877-225-1676 and for international callers dial 706-643-9669 approximately 10 minutes prior to the start of the conference call. The conference call will also be broadcast live over the Internet and available for replay for 90 days at www.akeena.com. In addition, a replay of the call will be available via telephone for one week, beginning two hours after the call. To listen to the telephone replay in the U.S., please dial 800- 642-1687and for international callers, dial 706-645-9291. The pass code is 56201820.

About Akeena Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKNS)

Founded in 2001, Akeena Solar's philosophy is simple: We believe producing clean electricity directly from the sun is the right thing to do for our environment and economy. Akeena Solar has grown to become one of the largest national installers of residential and commercial solar power systems in the United States. The company's new integrated solar panel system, Andalay, is the only solar panel system with integrated racking, wiring and grounding. Andalay panels offer unprecedented reliability, performance and aesthetics. For more information, visit Akeena Solar's website at www.akeena.com

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 CONTACT:  Lippert / Heilshorn & Associates           Investor Relations Contact:           Jody Burfening           Elric Martinez           (212) 838-3777           [email protected]            Akeena Solar, Inc.           Barry Cinnamon, President and CEO           (408) 402-9400           [email protected]