Primary insider transaction

Sandvika, November 9, 2010: Primary insider Erik Sauar (Senior Vice President & CTO in REC) and related parties has today sold 240,000 shares in Renewable Energy Corporation ASA at an average price of NOK 20.11 per share. After this transaction Mr. Sauar and related parties holds 255,424 shares and 334,756 share options in the company.

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 4,100 people worldwide. REC had revenues in excess of NOK 9 billion in 2009.  Please visit to learn more about REC.

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