SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 11, 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 signed two agreements to supply a total of 70 MW of high-efficiency polycrystalline solar modules to Shanghai CSET Co., Ltd., a photovoltaic ("PV") system integrator focused on the planning, design and operation of solar PV stations, for two commercial rooftop projects in China.
According to the agreements, 20 MW of modules will be delivered in December 2013, and 50 MW will be delivered in the first quarter of 2014. The projects will utilize JA Solar's high-efficiency polycrystalline modules with an average power output of between 255 W and 260 W in a 60-cell format, which are among the most powerful modules of their kind on the market. The contract amount will be paid in full prior to delivery.
"This agreement is another sign of improving industry fundamentals and strong demand from the China market, which is expected to continue to grow rapidly in the next few years," said Mr. Baofang Jin, executive chairman and CEO of JA Solar. "JA Solar's superior product offerings and our strong relationships with project developers in China ensure we are well positioned to benefit from this growth."
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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 Anhui provinces. For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.
About Shanghai CSET
Shanghai CSET Co., Ltd. is a PV system integrator focused on the planning, design and operation of solar PV stations. It offers integrated services including equipment manufacturing, project contracting, and pre- and post-sale services. Shanghai CSET aims to provide its customers with high-quality PV products and integrated PV system solutions. For more information, please visit www.csetech.cn.
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