Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Solar Dismissed with Prejudice

     Class Action Lawsuit Against Canadian Solar Dismissed with Prejudice

PR Newswire

GUELPH, Ontario, April 2, 2013

GUELPH, Ontario, April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Canadian Solar, Inc.,
(the "Company," or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's
largest solar power companies, today announced that the United States District
Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed with prejudice a class
action lawsuit filed against the Company and certain named defendants. The
lawsuit alleged that the Company's financial disclosures during 2009 and early
2010 were false or misleading and in violation of federal securities law.The
Court found that the plaintiffs failed to adequately allege a securities law
violation, and on March 29, 2013, it granted the Company's motion to dismiss
all claims against all defendants with prejudice. The plaintiffs have 30 days
to appeal the judgment.

About Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ)

Canadian Solar Inc. is one of the world's largest solar companies. As a
leading vertically integrated provider of ingots, wafers, solar cells, solar
modules and other solar applications, Canadian Solar designs, manufactures and
delivers solar products and solar system solutions for on-grid and off-grid
use to customers worldwide. With operations in North America, Europe,
Australia, Africa and Asia, Canadian Solar provides premium quality,
cost-effective and environmentally-friendly solar solutions to support global,
sustainable development. For more information, visit www.canadiansolar.com.

SOURCE Canadian Solar Inc.

Website: http://www.canadiansolar.com
Contact: Canadian Solar Inc. , Ed Job, CFA, Director, Investor Relations,
ir@canadiansolar.com or Global IR Partners, David Pasquale, +1-914-337-8801,
csiq@globalirpartners.com
 
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