Canadian Solar to Receive C$35 Million Loan from National Bank of Canada PR Newswire GUELPH, Canada, Dec. 2, 2013 GUELPH, Canada, Dec. 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 National Bank of Canada will provide the Company with up to C$35 million, in short-term construction financing.This creditfacility will be used to finance the construction of one of the Company's solar projects in Ontario, Canada. Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, said, "The addition of National Bank of Canada, a leading Canadian-based financial institution, comes at an important time for Canadian Solar.We continue to gain significant momentum in our business, punctuated with the recent sales of several utility-scale solar projects. Further bolstering our stable of blue chip financial and construction partners across the entire project lifecycle, this transaction gives us additional flexibility and will allow us to further accelerate the development of our already strong, actionable pipeline in Canada and worldwide." About Canadian Solar Founded in 2001 inCanada,Canadian Solar Inc.(NASDAQ: CSIQ) is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading vertically integrated provider of solar modules, specialized solar products and solar power plants with operations inNorth America, South America,Europe,Africa, theMiddle East,AustraliaandAsia,Canadian Solarhas delivered more than 5GW of premium quality solar modules to customers in over 70 countries.Canadian Solaris committed to improve the environment and dedicated to provide advanced solar energy products, solutions and services to enable sustainable development around the world. For more information, please visitwww.canadiansolar.com. Safe Harbor/Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release, including but not limited to statements regarding the expected start of construction, date of completion milestone payment terms, period of service, power production and environmental impact are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These statements are made under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by such terms as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "estimates," the negative of these terms, or other comparable terminology. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include the risks regarding general business and economic conditions and the state of the solar industry; governmental support for the deployment of solar power; future available supplies of high-purity silicon; demand for end-use products by consumers and inventory levels of such products in the supply chain; changes in demand from significant customers; changes in demand in our project markets, including Canada and the Province of Ontario; changes in customer order patterns; capacity utilization; level of competition; pricing pressure and declines in average selling prices; delays in new product introduction; continued success in technological innovations and delivery of products with the features customers demand; utility-scale project approval process; delays in utility-scale project construction; shortage in supply of materials or capacity requirements; availability of financing; exchange rate fluctuations; litigation and other risks as described in the Company'sSECfilings, including its annual report on Form 20-F filed onApril 26, 2013. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, level of activity, performance, or achievements. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. All information provided in this press release is as of today's date, unless otherwise stated, andCanadian Solarundertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under applicable law. SOURCE Canadian Solar Inc. Website: http://www.canadiansolar.com Contact: Investor Contacts: Ed Job, CFA, Director, Investor Relations, Canadian Solar Inc., firstname.lastname@example.org; or David Pasquale, Global IR Partners, +1-914-337-8801, email@example.com; Media Contacts: Suzanne Wilson, Canadian Solar Solutions Inc., +1-519-837-1881, Suzanne.firstname.lastname@example.org; or Songul Atacan, Canadian Solar Inc., Director of Marketing, Americas, email@example.com
Canadian Solar to Receive C$35 Million Loan from National Bank of Canada
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