JA Solar Commences Shipments of 35 MW of Solar PV Modules to Siemens in Israel
SHANGHAI, China, March 12, 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 shipments of 35 MW of solar PV modules to Siemens for five
solar projects in Israel, of which three are located in the Arava Desert and
two are in the Negev Desert. Arava Power Company is the owner of the projects
and Siemens is the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) service
Under the terms of the agreement, the Company will supply Siemens with a total
of 122,936 high-efficiency polycrystalline PV modules, each with an average
output of 290 Wp. Delivery of the modules commenced in January and is expected
to be completed by May of this year.
"The abundance of solar energy in the Arava and Negev deserts makes PV modules
the ideal solution to fulfill local electricity needs, and JA Solar's durable,
high-performance modules are well suited to such a demanding environment,"
said Mr. Baofang Jin, CEO of JA Solar. "This deal marks an important milestone
for JA Solar in Israel, which has a strong tradition of seeking alternative
energy sources. We will continue to expand our footprint in the Middle East by
offering more customers the high-quality, cost-effective products they need to
utilize the rich solar resources in the region."
Mr. Jin added, "We are delighted to be working with such a globally renowned
solar systems player as Siemens, and we hope this latest cooperation will be
the start of a long and fruitful relationship."
About JA Solar
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 which 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.
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