centrotherm photovoltaics launches new website

Blaubeuren, 23.03.2009

centrotherm photovoltaics AG is launching a new website today. Visitors will find clear and comprehensive information about the group and its individual activities and operating areas at www.centrotherm.de. The homepage is an attractive gateway into the newly designed corporate world. Menu navigation is intuitive, the latest news is immediately visible on the homepage and can be accessed directly. Flash animation, which illustrates the layout and construction of turnkey production lines and explains key equipment, is used to give an overview of products and services. The press and investor relations section has also been comprehensively updated. Practical features, such as an interactive financial and events calendar, supplement financial reports and other company publications available there for download. Open access allows all visitors to easily search for information and provides the basis for transparent communication.

“We have achieved strong growth group-wide in recent years. Today, all company units are working together to further improve the performance of the centrotherm photovoltaics group and to achieve our group objective of making solar power competitive,” said Dr. Peter Fath, Head of Technology at centrotherm photovoltaics AG. He added: “Our coherent new website conveys this unity and mutual support externally and enables visitors to quickly and easily find their way around the world of centrotherm.”

In addition to the German website, there is also an English site available at www.centrotherm-pv.com.

About centrotherm photovoltaics AG

centrotherm photovoltaics AG is headquartered in Blaubeuren, Germany, and ranks as a leading global technology and service provider for the production of solar silicon and solar cells. The company’s extensive product and services portfolio includes key equipment and turnkey production lines for crystalline and thin film solar cells. The product range is complemented by reactors and converters for the production of solar silicon. centrotherm photovoltaics guarantees key performance parameters for customers, such as production capacity, efficiency and completion deadlines for turnkey lines. The group employs over 1,000 staff and maintains global operations in Europe, Asia and the USA. In the 2008 financial year, centrotherm photovoltaics posted revenues of €375 million and achieved EBIT of €56 million. The company is on the TecDAX listing of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. (*provisional figures before purchase price allocation)

centrotherm photovoltaics AG

Johannes-Schmid-Strasse 8
89143 Blaubeuren

Listing: Regulated Market/Prime Standard, Frankfurt Securities Exchange
Registered Office: Germany

Company contact:

Saskia Schultz-Ebert
Senior Manager Investor Relations
T +49 7344 918-8890

centrotherm photovoltaics AG press contact:

Christina Siebels, Grit Pauli
HOSCHKE & CONSORTEN Public Relations GmbH
T +49 40 3690 50-58/-31
eMail to Christina Siebels
eMail to Grit Pauli