2009 Declarations by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of SolarWorld AG

Declaration of Compliance with the German Corporate Governance Code by the Board of Management and the Supervisory Board of SolarWorld AG pursuant to § 161 AktG


The recommendations of the „Government Commission German Corporate Governance Code“ as announced by the Federal Ministry of Justice in the official section of the Electronic Federal Gazette have been and are being complied with by the Supervisory Board of SolarWorld AG to the extent that these recommendations apply to it. As per the resolution passed on 9 August 2010 the declaration of compliance of 24 November 2009 is reiterated with regard to the version of the GCGC of 26 May 2010 as announced on 2 July 2010 and will be made permanently available to all shareholders in line with § 161 S. 2 AktG.


In their meeting on 9 August 2010 the members of the Board of Management of SolarWorld AG also passed a resolution on their declaration of compliance with the recommendations of the German Corporate Governance Code in its version of 26 May 2009 which in line with § 161 AktG will be made known to all shareholders as follows:


„The recommendations of the “Government Commission German Corporate Governance Code” as announced by the Federal Ministry of Justice in the official section of the Electronic Federal Gazette have been and are being complied with by the Board of Management to the extent that these recommendations apply to it.”