REC Silicon ASA - Negotiations Continue in U.S./China Solar Trade War

Fornebu, Norway - September 28, 2015: REC Silicon ASA (REC Silicon) announced today that negotiations between the U.S. and China related to a resolution of the trade war involving Chinese solar panels imported into the U.S. and U.S. polysilicon exported into China are ongoing. REC Silicon remains hopeful that a resolution of the solar trade war between the U.S. and China will be achieved.

For further information, please contact:
Francine Sullivan, VP Business Development and Legal
REC Silicon ASA
Phone: +1 509 750 1133
Email: francine.sullivan@recsilicon.com

Chris Bowes, Investor Relations
REC Silicon ASA
Phone: +1 509 793 8127
Email: chris.bowes@recsilicon.com

Nils O. Kjerstad
IR Contact Europe
Phone: +47 9135 6659
Email: nils.kjerstad@crux.no

About REC Silicon
REC Silicon is a leading producer of advanced silicon materials, delivering high-purity polysilicon and silicon gas to the solar and electronics industries worldwide. We combine 25 years of experience and proprietary technology with the needs of our customers, and annual production capacity of more than 20,000 MT of polysilicon from our two US-based manufacturing plants. Listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: REC), the company is headquartered in Moses Lake, Washington and employs approximately 720 people.

For more information, go to: www.recsilicon.com

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section 5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.