LDK Solar Provides Update on China Development Bank Financing

        LDK Solar Provides Update on China Development Bank Financing

  PR Newswire

  XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LDK
Solar Co., Ltd. ("LDK Solar"; NYSE: LDK), a leading vertically integrated
manufacturer of photovoltaic products, today announced that China Development
Bank Corporation ("CDB") has recently approved a fifteen-year project loan for
two solar power plants with a total capacity of 8 Megawatts ("MW") combined.
The solar power plants are located in California and are wholly-owned by LDK
Solar. CDB has also approved a fifteen-year buyer's credit to KDC Solar LLC
("KDC") for its two New Jersey solar power plants, Imclone and White Rose,
consisting of 14.7 MW of its 300 MW portfolio. Additionally, CDB approved
two-year construction financing to EPC contractor, Solar Power Inc. ("SPI"), a
company majority owned by LDK Solar, for its undertaking of the New Jersey

"The credit support from CDB not only satisfies LDK Solar's own PV project
financing demand, but also meets the end customer's financing needs, which is
expected to greatly promote LDK Solar's module sales and EPC business," stated
Xiaofeng Peng, chairman and CEO of LDK Solar. "With the continuous support
from CDB, LDK Solar will continue expanding its self-owned project development
overseas, establish strategic partnerships and maintain a long-term stable
cooperation with project owners to achieve a win-win situation for both

About LDK Solar (NYSE: LDK)

LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LDK) is a leading vertically integrated
manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) products. LDK Solar manufactures
polysilicon, mono and multicrystalline ingots, wafers, cells, modules,
systems, power projects and solutions. LDK Solar's headquarters and principal
manufacturing facilities are located in Hi-Tech Industrial Park, Xinyu City,
Jiangxi Province in the People's Republic of China. LDK Solar's office in the
United States is located in Sunnyvale, California. For more information about
LDK Solar and its products, please visit www.ldksolar.com .

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SOURCE LDK Solar Co., Ltd.

Website: http://www.ldksolar.com
Contact: CONTACT: Lisa Laukkanen of The Blueshirt Group, +1-415-217-4967,
lisa@blueshirtgroup.com, for LDK Solar; or Jack Lai, Executive VP and CFO of
LDK Solar Co., Ltd., +1- 408-245-8801, IR@ldksolar.com
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