REC recently was named "Best Company for Sustainability in Solar Energy Solutions" during the 2014 IAIR Awards. Voted by a judging panel and more than 50,000 readers of IAIR's independent magazine and research institute, the award is testament to REC's commitment to ecologically sustainable products and responsible business conduct worldwide.

Now in their fourth year, the IAIR Awards recognize companies from all over the world for their commitment to green initiatives and eco-products.

"We are delighted that REC, with its high quality and reliable solar energy solutions, has set new standards for sustainability," said Oyvind Hasaas, CEO of REC Solar ASA. "The 2014 IAIR Awards are based on input from around the world, testament to REC's consistent position as a global leader on eco-issues and good corporate citizenship. We are honored to be the winner and will continue with our sustainability initiatives."

REC has been recognized for its sustainability efforts in both its products and special initiatives. The company's commitment to collaborating closely with partners enables REC to focus on responsible business conduct while also supporting social initiatives all over the world to generate clean, green and affordable energy.

For example, in Thailand, it has recently donated solar panels to three schools, helping them better meet their energy needs through the additional energy provided by the renewable source.

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