Sandvika, September 2, 2013: Notice is hereby given that an Extraordinary General Meeting of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA will be held at REC's headquarters in Kjørboveien 29, Sandvika, Norway, on September 23, 2013 at 10.00 CET.

The shareholders are asked to approve the sale of the company's solar division and to approve to change the name of Renewable Energy Corporation ASA to REC Silicon ASA.

The notice and ancillary documents are attached and also available at:

You may also register your attendance and cast advance votes via this website or through VPS Investor Services.
For further information, please contact: 
Mikkel Tørud, SVP Investor Relations and Business Development, REC
Phone: +47 97 69 91 44

About REC
REC is a leading global provider of solar electricity solutions. With nearly two decades of expertise, we offer sustainable, high-performing products, services and investment opportunities for the solar and electronics industries. Together with our partners, we create value by providing solutions that better meet the world's growing electricity needs. Our 2,300 employees worldwide generated revenues of more than NOK 7 billion in 2012, approximately EUR 1 billion or USD 1.3 billion.

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