SolarWorld AG is a holding company, which engages in the manufacture and sale of solar power solutions. It operates through the following segments: Production Germany, Production U.S., Trade, and Others. The Production Germany and Production U.S. segments comprise regional production activities. The Trade segment focuses on the international product sales. The Others segment involves business activities which don't have financial impact on the assets, financial position, and earnings of the group. The company was founded by Frank H. Asbeck in 1998 and is headquartered in Bonn, Germany.