REpower Systems SE

REpower announces preliminary results for first nine months of fiscal year 2008/09

Total performance climbs up 50% to EUR 842.9 million Rise in EBIT from EUR 27.9 million to EUR 38.1 million -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots.CorporateNews transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is responsible for the content of this announcement. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- companies Hamburg (euro adhoc) - Hamburg, 26 January 2009. In the period 1 April to 31 December 2008, the REpower Systems Group (Prime Standard, WKN 617703) generated a total performance figure of EUR 842.9 million according to provisional calculations, compared to EUR 552.7 million in the corresponding period of the previous year from 1 April to 31 December 2007. The operating result (EBIT) improved from EUR 27.9 million to EUR 38.1 million. In the reporting period from 1 April to 31 December 2008, total operating revenue increased by more than 50% from EUR 552.7 million last year to EUR 842.9 million. Sales developed along the same trend, growing by 46% compared to the previous year, from EUR 582.5 million to EUR 850.5 million. Furthermore earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) increased: For the reporting period they amounted to EUR 38.1 million in comparison with EUR 27.9 million for the same period of the previous year. By the end of December 2008 the order book contained sales contracts for 708 wind energy turbines all in all, with a total rated power of 1,502.6 MW. This corresponds to a contractually assured order volume of more than EUR 1.6 million. In 2008 REpower Systems AG changed its fiscal year from the calendar year to the period 1 April to 31 March. Publication of the final results and the complete quarterly report is expected for 12 February 2009. end of announcement euro adhoc -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ots Originaltext: REpower Systems AG Im Internet recherchierbar: http://www.presseportal.ch Further inquiry note: Heike Binder Tel.: +49(0)40 5555090-3209 E-Mail: heike.binder@repower.de Branche: Alternative energy ISIN: DE0006177033 WKN: 617703 Index: CDAX, Prime All Share, Quotrix Börsen: Börse Berlin / Open Market Börse Hamburg / Open Market Börse Stuttgart / Open Market Börse Düsseldorf / Open Market Börse München / Open Market Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard

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