REC Silicon confirms FBR as a ground-breaking technology foundation for low-cost polysilicon production

Sandvika, March 16, 2010: REC Silicon today hosts an investor field-trip to its facilities in Moses Lake, Washington, including executive presentations followed by a tour of the new Fluidized Bed Reactor (FBR) plant.


REC Silicon executives will present an overview of the REC Silicon products, an update on technology developments, and provide the company`s perspective on market developments. An update on the FBR and silane gas plants and future production targets will also be included. Additional financial information including revenue compositions will be presented for the first time.


REC Silicon has a strong competitive position, building on a broad range of products including solar grade, float zone, and electronic grade polysilicon in addition to silane gas. Product diversity, growing end markets and now the demonstrated advantages of FBR material, provide a solid base for the future.

There will be a  live webcast from Moses Lake at 9.30 am local Pacific time, 5.30 pm CET, and the presentation material as well as the link to the webcast will be available from



About REC

REC is a leading vertically integrated player in the solar energy industry. REC is among the world's largest producers of polysilicon and wafers for solar applications, and a rapidly growing manufacturer of solar cells and modules. REC is also engaged in project development activities in selected PV segments. Founded in Norway, REC is an international solar company, employing more than 3,000 people worldwide. REC had revenues in excess of NOK 9 billion in 2009.  Please visit to learn more about REC.


This information is subject of the disclosure requirements acc. to �5-12 vphl (Norwegian Securities Trading Act)