SPI To Source 60MW Of Cells In 2009 From China's JA Solar

Solar Power Inc. has entered into a one-year supply agreement with Hebei-based JA Solar Holding Company whereby JA Solar has committed to supply up to 60 megawatts of its six-inch polycrystalline photovoltaic cells to SPI.

The cells will be used for the ongoing production of SPI's solar modules and to meet growing demand for the company's products in Europe, Asia, and for turnkey systems in the United States. Supply to SPI begins immediately.

"We are excited about our agreement with JA Solar. Their products are known for quality and performance and we are very fortunate to be able to integrate them into our own," said Steve Kircher, CEO of Solar Power. "This is a true strategic relationship with strong mutual benefit. It will allow us to leverage our vertical integration business model through a significant amount of supply and we will be able to offer competitive pricing that we believe is unprecedented."

The agreement provides SPI with immediate supply of high-quality cells to meet anticipated production requirements of the company's family of solar modules during 2009. "We are happy to be providing Solar Power, Inc. with cells for their high-quality PV modules," said Samuel Yang, CEO of JA Solar Holding Company "This agreement represents a strategic alliance between our company and one of the leading solar solution providers in the world today. Through SPI we will be able to expand sales of our cells and gain deeper penetration into the U.S. market."

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One thought on “SPI To Source 60MW Of Cells In 2009 From China's JA Solar

  1. Dear Sir,
    We are not possibly worth comenting on chinese technology & standards which has created absolute imbalance of economy in Euorope & America results very clear.
    A country like India needs the technology & we wish to import on grid generation of solar power upto 5 MW & would like you to cooperate in this regard if you deem proper.
    thanks & best regards

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