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JA Solar Commences Mass Production of 5-Inch High-Efficiency Monocrystalline Modules



JA Solar Commences Mass Production of 5-Inch High-Efficiency Monocrystalline
Modules

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.
(Nasdaq:JASO), ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest
manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that
it has commenced mass production of its 5-inch high-efficiency monocrystalline
modules. The 72-cell modules produce a maximum power output of 215W and a
mainstream power output of 210W.

On an annual basis, the modules produce an accumulated power output 3% higher
than comparable models, allowing for cost savings in transportation, space and
materials of over 2%.

"We're delighted to become the first PV manufacturer to achieve mainstream
output of 210W in the 5-inch monocrystalline format," said Mr. Yong Liu, CTO
of JA Solar. "The new modules' unparalleled output, outstanding conversion
efficiency and competitive cost further solidify JA Solar's leading position
in the high-efficiency space, and their compact size makes them ideally suited
to the rapidly-growing rooftop market."

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as
"may," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "intend," "plan," "believe," "estimate,"
"potential," "continue," and other similar statements. Statements other than
statements of historical facts in this announcement are forward-looking
statements, including but not limited to, our expectations regarding the
expansion of our manufacturing capacities, our future business development,
and our beliefs regarding our production output and production outlook. These
forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties
and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections
about the Company and the industry. Further information regarding these and
other risks is included in Form 20-F and other documents filed with the
Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to
update forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law. Although
the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking
statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that its expectations will
turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may
differ materially from the anticipated results.

About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance
solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential,
commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The Company is one of the
world's largest producers of solar cells. Its standard and high-efficiency
product offerings are among the most powerful and cost-effective in the
industry. The Company also produces solar modules that it distributes under
its own brand and produces on behalf of solar manufacturers globally. The
Company shipped 1.69 GW of solar power products in 2011. JA Solar is
headquartered in Shanghai, China, and maintains production facilities in
Shanghai, as well as Hebei, Jiangsu and Anhui provinces. For more information,
please visit www.jasolar.com.

The JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. logo is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=8631

CONTACT: In China

         Nick Beswick
         Brunswick Group
         Tel: +86-10-5960-8600
         E-mail: jasolar@brunswickgroup.com

         In the U.S.

         Patricia Graue
         Brunswick Group
         Tel: +1-415-671-7676
         E-mail: jasolar@brunswickgroup.com

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