REC receives NOK 370 million for terminating long term wafer sales contract
Sandvika, November 3, 2011: Reference is made to the third quarter report, where
REC is expecting to recognize income from termination of long term wafer
contracts in the fourth quarter 2011.
In the period 2006 - 2008, REC entered into a number of long term take-or pay
wafer sales contracts and most of the contracts were supported by bank
guarantees. REC has now accepted to terminate one of these contracts and will
receive a cash compensation of approximately NOK 370 million in the fourth
For further information, please contact:
Mikkel TÃ¸rud, VP & IRO, phone: +47 976 99 144
REC is a leading vertically integrated player in the solar energy industry.
Ranked among the world's largest producers of polysilicon and wafers for solar
applications and a rapidly growing manufacturer of solar cells and modules, REC
also engages in project development activities in selected PV segments. Founded
in Norway in 1996, REC is an international solar company, employing more than
3,900 people worldwide with revenues close to NOK 14 billion in 2010. Please
visit www.recgroup.com to learn more about REC.
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