Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) ("Daqo New Energy" or the "Company"), a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China, recently was granted “2011 China Cleantech Top 20” Award by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (Deloitte) and Tsing Capital, a venture capital management company based in China. “China Cleantech Top 20” is a program initiated by Deloitte and Tsing Capital aiming at supporting the sustainable growth of the cleantech sector in China through recognition of outstanding players in the industry. After three months’ application and accreditation process, Daqo New Energy was selected from hundreds of candidates as one of the 20 winners based on its accumulated revenue growth and "direct contribution" to environmental efficiency for the three years from 2008-2010. “We appreciate Deloitte and Tsing Capital’s recognition of Daqo’s achievement. Cleantech is critical for all human beings to address environmental issues and ensure sustainable development. I wish to see more and more people paying attention to cleantech industry and dedicating themselves to make it better,” said Tracy Zhou, Chief Technology Executive of Daqo New Energy, “As a fast growing solar PV company in China, Daqo will continue its commitment with innovated technology and efficient operation to further drive the development of the industry.” About Daqo New Energy Corp. Daqo New Energy Corp. (NYSE: DQ) is a leading polysilicon manufacturer based in China that aims to become a vertically integrated photovoltaic product manufacturer. Daqo New Energy primarily manufactures and sells high-quality polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers. It also manufactures and sells photovoltaic wafers and modules. For more information about Daqo New Energy, please visit www.dqsolar.com.