Wednesday, October 28, 2009 - During the Solar Power International trade show in Anaheim, California Oakland Export Assistance Center Director Rod Hirsch orchestrated an Export Achievement Certificate presentation to Evergreen Solar Inc. at their booth. The event celebrated the combined effort of the U.S. Commercial Service and the U.S. Export Import Bank in assisting Evergreen Solar to achieve a $7.3m solar PV sale in South Korea. Newly appointed Obama Administration representatives Theodore Johnston Chief of Staff to the Under Secretary for the International Trade Administration and Steve Glickman Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Trade Promotion presented the Certificate to Smitty Ovitt, Director of Asia Pacific Sales, who is based in Oakland, California. Participating in the award ceremony were Craig O'Connor, Director of Ex-Im Bank's Office of Renewable Energy & Environmental Exports and Rob Guthrie, West Coast Business Initiatives Specialist, Ex-Im Bank, Office of Renewable Energy & Environmental Exports4.