SOLON SE is one of the largest solar module manufacturers in Europe and a leading supplier of photovoltaic systems for large-scale solar power plants. The SOLON Group has subsidiaries in Germany, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, and the U.S. The SOLON Group’s core business is the manufacture of solar modules in various performance categories and of complete photovoltaic systems for the construction of solar power plants as well as the construction of turn-key solar power plants worldwide. SOLON SE was founded in 1997 and went public in 1998, making it the first listed solar energy company in Germany.
The SOLON Group has seen consistent year-on-year revenue growth. Group revenue for 2008 was € 815 million. The company’s strong growth is reflected in the number of people it employs, which now stands at about 900 people group-wide. Over 60 percent of revenue is generated outside Germany. SOLON anticipates a further significant growth for the coming years.
The company’s success is driven by its passion for ecological change. This passion for a sustainable future is summarized in SOLON’s central mission statement:
“We are passionate fighters for ecological change in the energy market. We revolutionize the usage of solar energy with our innovations. We are: The Pioneers of Power.”