09-12-09 Notification of voting rights

Notification of voting rights of SolarWorld AG for BlackRock Inc.

Publication pursuant to Section 26 (1) of the Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz - WpHG)

SolarWorld AG, Bonn, Germany, received on December 7th, 2009 the following notification of voting rights from BlackRock, Inc., New York, USA:

“1. We should hereby like to inform you pursuant to Sections 21 Paragraph 1 and 24 WpHG that the percentage holding of the voting rights of BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, in SolarWorld AG, Bonn, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3% on 01.12.2009 and amounts to 3,30% (3,686,313 voting shares) on that day.

All of the voting rights are attributable to BlackRock Financial Management, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 6 in connection with Sentence 2 WpHG.

2. We should hereby like to inform you pursuant to Sections 21 Paragraph 1 and 24 WpHG that the percentage holding of the voting rights of BlackRock Holdco 2, Inc., New York, USA, in SolarWorld AG, Bonn, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3% on 01.12.2009 and amounts to 3,30% (3,686,313 voting shares) on that day.

All of the voting rights are attributable to BlackRock Holdco2, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 6 in connection with Sentence 2 WpHG.

3. We should hereby like to inform you pursuant to Sections 21 Paragraph 1 and 24 WpHG that the percentage holding of the voting rights of BlackRock, Inc., New York, USA, in SolarWorld AG, Bonn, Germany, exceeded the threshold of 3% on 01.12.2009 and amounts to 3,44% (3,844,140 voting shares) on that day.

All of the voting rights are attributable to BlackRock, Inc., New York, USA, pursuant to Section 22 Paragraph 1 Sentence 1 No. 6 in connection with Sentence 2 WpHG.”

Bonn, December 2009

SolarWorld AG
Management Board
 

SolarWorld AG
Martin-Luther-King-Str. 24
D-53175 Bonn
Phone: + 49 228 55920 470; Fax: -9470
Email: placement(at)solarworld.de; www.solarworld.de

 
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