REC: Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

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Sandvika, June 29, 2012: Reference is made to announcements of June 22 2012 and June 27 2012. Notice is hereby given that the Extraordinary General Meeting of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA will be held in Kjørboveien 29, Sandvika, Norway on July 20, 2012 at 13.00 CET.
 
Please find attached notice of the General Meeting and attendance/proxy forms. These documents will also be sent to all shareholders per post.
 
The notice of the General Meeting is available at www.recgroup.com/egmjuly2012. You may also register your attendance at this website.
 
For further information, please contact:
 
Mikkel Tørud, VP & IRO: +47 976 99 144
 
About REC
 
REC is a leading vertically integrated solar energy company. REC produces polysilicon, wafers, cells and modules for the solar industry, and silicon materials for the electronic industry. REC also engages in project development in selected PV segments. Founded in Norway in 1996, REC employs around 3,200 people globally with revenues of more than EUR 1.7 billion in 2011, approximately USD 2.4 billion. Please visit www.recgroup.com to learn more about REC.
 
Important notice
 
This announcement is not an offer for sale of securities in the United States or any other country in which such offer would be unlawful or would require a prospectus, registration or other measures. The securities referred to herein have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not be sold in the United States absent registration or pursuant to an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act. REC does not intend to register any portion of the offering of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States. Copies of this announcement are not being made and may not be distributed or sent into the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan or any other jurisdiction in which such distribution would be unlawful or would require registration or other measures.
 
In any EEA Member State that has implemented Directive 2003/71/EC (together with any applicable implementing measures in any member State, the "Prospectus Directive"); this communication is only addressed to, and is only directed at, qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive.
 
This announcement is only directed at (a) persons who are outside the United Kingdom; or (b) investment professionals within the meaning of Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order"); or (c) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) ("high net worth companies, unincorporated associations, etc.") of the Order; or (d) persons to whom any invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity can be communicated in circumstances where Section 21(1) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 does not apply.
 
Certain statements included within this announcement and its appendix contain forward-looking information, including, without limitation, those relating to (a) forecasts, projections and estimates, (b) statements of management's plans, objectives and strategies for REC, such as planned expansions, investments or other projects, (c) costs, capacities or rates, start-up costs, cost reductions and profit objectives, (d) various expectations about future developments in REC's markets, particularly prices, supply and demand and competition, (e) results of operations, (f) margins, (g) growth rates, (h) risk management, as well as (i) statements preceded by "expected", "scheduled", "targeted", "planned", "proposed", "intended" or similar statements. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, these forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions and forecasts that, by their nature, involve risk and uncertainty.
 
Various factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from those projected in a forward-looking statement or affect the extent to which a particular projection is realized.
 
No assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. REC disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
 
This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to §5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act).
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