Environment and climate

REC is committed to maximizing the energy efficiency of its products, minimizing negative environmental impacts, and preventing pollution from all business activities and products.

Environmental performance 

Environmental performance data is provided in the annual report for the years 2011 and 2012. The data reflects information collected for selected GRI indicators.

Carbon Footprint and Energy Payback time

REC solar panels have a very light carbon footprint and low Energy Payback time thanks to continuous technological innovation throughout the value chain.


REC is a member of PV CYCLE the photovoltaic industry’s voluntary association which manages a fully operational collection and recycling scheme for end-of-life photovoltaic modules throughout Europe.