Solon was founded on the 27th of November 1996 by Saleh El-Khatib, Birgit Flore, Johannes Grosse Boymann, Paul Grunow, Stefan Krauter, Alexander Voigt, Wuseltronik GbR (Reiner Lemoine, Stefan Fütterer, Peter Fischer, Martin Sauter, Jürgen Hiller). It went public in 1998 as the first solar energy company in Germany. It was listed in the TecDAX ISIN: DE0007471195 between 20 March 2006 and 21 September 2009 and since 2007 it is an ÖkoDAX constituent. On 2 December 2008, the Solon Aktiengesellschaft (AG) became a European Company (SE).
On 1 September 2006, the Erlasee Solar Park was dedicated, with 12 MW the currently largest tracking photovoltaic solar park. It was constructed by Solon.
On 13 December 2011, Solon filed for insolvency.
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