Aurora Solar Technologies Provides Update on Business, Board Appointment and Option Grants

Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. a leader in inline measurement and control technology for the photovoltaic manufacturing industry is continuing to progress on a number of significant multi-unit orders in Asia for its Decima in-line measurement and Veritas Visualization Software. "The technical decision-makers of producers of high efficiency mono-crystalline solar cells know that Aurora has the best available solution and, for these applications, we haven't lost a single technical evaluation to the competition," said Michael Heaven, Chief Executive Officer. He continued, "While we are subject to the speed at which our large, sophisticated customers implement decisions, we are progressing to the procurement phase and negotiating delivery schedules."

Aurora is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Kevin Dodds to the Board of Directors effective immediately. Mr. Dodds is a Chartered Professional Accountant who brings 25 years of experience in finance and operations within multifaceted businesses across diverse industries. Mr. Dodds is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Noram Engineering and Constructors, Ltd. and is a director and officer of its operating subsidiaries. He was previously with Export Development Canada, MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates and Chemetics International. "I am pleased to join Aurora and to support its growth as it builds on the progress underway," said Mr. Dodds. "We are excited to have Mr. Dodds' experience and guidance at the board table as a proven finance executive with operations, project finance and international perspective," said Michael Heaven, Chairman of the Board.

In completing this appointment and other additions, the Company has issued 1,552,381 options to directors, employees and consultants of the Company.

Source: Aurora Solar Technologies Inc.
Date: Oct 12, 2016