JA Solar Unveils New Cypress Module Series
SHANGHAI, China, May 14, 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 unveiled its new
Cypress module series, made using DuPont™ Solamet® photovoltaic metallization
Built upon the success of JA Solar's existing Cypress cell technology, the new
Cypress module series is the latest result of the Company's ongoing
collaboration with DuPont Microcircuit Materials ("DuPont"). JA Solar's 6-inch
monocrystalline modules in a 60-cell format now generate a maximum power
output of 270W and a conversion efficiency of 16.51%; its 6-inch full-square
monocrystalline modules in a 60-cell format generate a maximum power output of
280W and a conversion efficiency of 17.12%; and its 6-inch multicrystalline
modules generate a maximum power output of 260W and a conversion efficiency of
15.90%. Cypress modules generate a power output approximately 10W above the
industry average, and feature unparalleled reliability and power-induced
"This step forward for our already industry-leading product offering yet again
demonstrates JA Solar's steadfast commitment to pushing technological
boundaries," said Yong Liu, CTO of JA Solar. "We are delighted to be
cooperating with DuPont, a company with profound knowledge of materials
science and technology that is committed to the long-term development of the
solar industry. JA Solar's cutting-edge cell-manufacturing process, combined
with DuPont's advanced metallization paste, were the keys to this
extraordinary result. We look forward to continuing our collaboration and our
efforts to develop future generations of solar products."
JA Solar's Cypress module series will be on display at this year's SNEC PV
Power Expo to be held in Shanghai from May 14-16.
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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 power products. Its standard and
high-efficiency product offerings are among the most powerful and
cost-effective in the industry. The Company distributes products under its own
brand and also produces on behalf of its clients. The Company shipped 1.7 GW
of solar power products in 2012. JA Solar is headquartered in Shanghai, China,
and maintains production facilities in Shanghai, as well as Hebei, Jiangsu and
For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.
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