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SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 6, 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 will supply 38.6 MW of solar modules to Phoenix Solar Inc. ("Phoenix Solar") for the Simon Solar Farm in Georgia, U.S.A.
Situated on 161 acres of land about 30 miles east of Atlanta, the 38.6 MW Simon Solar Farm will be the largest utility-scale solar power facility in the state of Georgia. Silicon Ranch Corporation is the project developer and Phoenix Solar is the engineering, procurement and construction services provider. As the exclusive module supplier, JA Solar will deliver 38.6 MW of solar modules to the project.
"We are very pleased to continue our fruitful collaboration with Phoenix Solar, one of the global leaders in solar project construction, management and development," said Mr. Baofang Jin, executive chairman and CEO of JA Solar. "The Simon Solar Farm is a fantastic example of the growing importance of solar power in Georgia and the U.S. By providing reliable and cost-effective solar products, we're confident that JA Solar will continue to grow our presence in the U.S. solar market."
Murray Cameron, CEO and president of U.S.-based Phoenix Solar, said, "JA Solar provides a compelling combination of high-quality and high-performance solar panels and we're pleased that they are the exclusive module supplier for this project. We look forward to further collaborations as we explore other opportunities in the U.S. market."
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.