AstroPower, Inc. Announces Schedule for First Quarter Earnings Release And Related Conference Call

Apr 30, 2001, 01:00 ET from AstroPower, Inc.

    NEWARK, Del., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AstroPower, Inc. (Nasdaq:   APWR), a
 leading supplier of solar electric power products, today announced that it
 will issue a news release regarding its first quarter 2001 results on Monday,
 May 7, 2001 after the close of the markets.  AstroPower will then host a
 conference call to discuss the release, financial results and other matters of
 interest to investors and analysts on Monday, May 7, 2001 at 5:30 p.m.,
 Eastern Time.  The timing is being changed to accommodate management's
 attendance and presentation at the JPMorgan H&Q 29th Annual Technology
 Conference.
     The conference call will be broadcast simultaneously over the Internet.
 Investors and others are invited to visit www.vcall.com or the corporate
 website at www.astropower.com to access this broadcast.
 
     About AstroPower
     AstroPower develops, manufactures, markets and sells solar cells, modules,
 panels and systems for generating solar electric power.  AstroPower is the
 largest US-owned manufacturer of solar electric power products, and one of the
 world's fastest growing solar electric power companies.  Solar electric power
 systems provide a clean, renewable source of electricity in both off-grid and
 on-grid applications.  For more information, please visit www.astropower.com.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made
 pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties, as described in the Company's registration statements and
 periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  As a
 result, there can be no assurance that the Company's future results will not
 be materially different from those projected.  The projections contained
 herein speak only of the Company's expectations as of the date of this press
 release.  The Company hereby expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking
 to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements to reflect
 any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events, conditions
 or circumstances on which such statement is based.
 
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SOURCE AstroPower, Inc.
    NEWARK, Del., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- AstroPower, Inc. (Nasdaq:   APWR), a
 leading supplier of solar electric power products, today announced that it
 will issue a news release regarding its first quarter 2001 results on Monday,
 May 7, 2001 after the close of the markets.  AstroPower will then host a
 conference call to discuss the release, financial results and other matters of
 interest to investors and analysts on Monday, May 7, 2001 at 5:30 p.m.,
 Eastern Time.  The timing is being changed to accommodate management's
 attendance and presentation at the JPMorgan H&Q 29th Annual Technology
 Conference.
     The conference call will be broadcast simultaneously over the Internet.
 Investors and others are invited to visit www.vcall.com or the corporate
 website at www.astropower.com to access this broadcast.
 
     About AstroPower
     AstroPower develops, manufactures, markets and sells solar cells, modules,
 panels and systems for generating solar electric power.  AstroPower is the
 largest US-owned manufacturer of solar electric power products, and one of the
 world's fastest growing solar electric power companies.  Solar electric power
 systems provide a clean, renewable source of electricity in both off-grid and
 on-grid applications.  For more information, please visit www.astropower.com.
 
     This press release contains forward-looking statements that are made
 pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation
 Reform Act of 1995.  Forward-looking statements involve risks and
 uncertainties, as described in the Company's registration statements and
 periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  As a
 result, there can be no assurance that the Company's future results will not
 be materially different from those projected.  The projections contained
 herein speak only of the Company's expectations as of the date of this press
 release.  The Company hereby expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking
 to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements to reflect
 any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events, conditions
 or circumstances on which such statement is based.
 
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