REC establishes Platinum partnership with Carbomat in UK

Renewable Energy Corporation (REC) announced today a platinum distribution partnership with the solar power solutions provider Carbomat ECO in the UK.

Munich, June 20, 2012: The company from the Benelux region, will join the REC Partner Program as Platinum Partners. This reflects their long term partnership with REC, the leading vertically integrated player in the solar industry, as well as their strong sales growth, market development and the achievement of key partner objectives.

“The Benelux and UK region continue to be very attractive and important markets for REC”, said Jan Jacob Boom-Wichers, Managing Director, France, Benelux, UK and Ireland, REC Solar. “The addition of Carbomat ECO in the UK to the REC Partner Program underlines our commitment to these markets. We are very excited to bring our partnership to the next level. We also welcome the opportunity to play a bigger role in the commitment of these countries to a sustainable and energy efficient future,” he said.

Eddy Mespreuve, General Manager from Carbomat Eco said about the partnership with the leading solar company that: “We are delighted to have achieved Platinum Partner status in the UK; it recognizes our passion and determination to grow the REC brand in the UK market. In a challenging marketplace, Carbomat and REC strive to provide customers with high quality, excellent yield performance and competitive prices.”

The REC Partner Program offers solar distributors and large installers membership based on both business and qualitative criteria such as revenue, training capabilities and marketing strength. As a Platinum member, Carbomat ECO will enjoy comprehensive marketing, sales and technical support. REC portfolio of partner services and tools will enable them to provide customers with special access to products and support.

For further information, please contact:
Caroline Soum
Marketing Coordinator France Benelux UK, REC Solar
T: +33 6 99 06 54 28
E: caroline.soum@recgroup.com

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.