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

Declarations of Compliance with the German Corporate Governance Code by the Executive Board and the Supervisory Board of SolarWorld AG pursuant to § 161 AktG (German Stock Corporation Act)


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 24 November 2009 the declaration of compliance of 29 September 2008 is reiterated with regard to the version of the GCGC of 18 June 2009 as announced on 05 August 2009 and will be made permanently available to all shareholders in line with § 161 S. 2 AktG.

In its meeting on 14 December 2009 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 18 June 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.”