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Observer Ethical awards Winners 2011

SolarWorld AG

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The Portway Centre
Old Sarum

Renewable energy

Solar electricity

Energy saving

Energy planning
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Works In:
All of England
All of Northern Ireland
All of Scotland
All of Wales/Cymru

Tel: + 44 1722 435610

Company description


SolarWorld manufactures and sells solar power solutions and in doing so contributes to a cleaner energy supply worldwide.

The group, headquartered in Bonn, Germany, employs approximately 3,400 people and carries out production in Freiberg, Germany; Arnstadt, Germany; and Hillsboro, USA.

From raw material silicon to solar wafers, cells and modules, SolarWorld manages all stages of production ‒ including its own research and development. Through an international distribution network with locations in Europe, USA, Singapore and South Africa, SolarWorld supplies customers all over the world. The company maintains high social standards at all locations across the globe, and has committed itself to resource- and energy-efficient production. SolarWorld was founded in 1998 and has been publically traded on the stock market since 1999.

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How we work

Company Type: Manufacturer,

Markets we work in: Community, Domestic, New build, Private sector, Public sector, Renovation, Retrofit,

Products we supply: Modules, Wafer, Kits, Mounting Systems, Monitoring accessory

Need to know information

Date established: 1998

MCS certification: Yes

MCS Scheme Product

MCS Number MCS PV0027

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Certified technologies: Solar electricity,

Environmental policy? Yes

Accredited environmental management scheme? ISO14001

Do you measure your company's carbon footprint? Yes