EDF Renewable Energy Purchases 24.3 MWp of Canadian Solar Modules for the Catalina Solar 2 Project

Canadian Solar modules have consistently been ranked at the top of the PVUSA Test Conditions (PTC) ratings in the industry.

GUELPH, Ontario, Oct. 13, 2014 -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has closed a sales agreement with EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), to supply photovoltaic (PV) modules to the 24.3 megawatt peak (MWp) Catalina Solar 2 project during the first quarter of 2015. For this order, Canadian Solar will deliver to EDF RE a total of 83,000 pieces of custom specific CS6X-P solar modules in a 7 x 12 cell matrix with dual UL and IEC 1000V certification.


"We are pleased to be selected to supply our PV modules to EDF Renewable Energy, a leading developer of renewable energy projects in North America. We are looking forward to working with EDF RE in the future. I am confident that Canadian Solar's global leadership, proven track record, and well-known brand name will continue to make us a partner of choice in powering key solar installations worldwide," said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar.

In the past few years, Canadian Solar modules have consistently been ranked at the top of the PVUSA Test Conditions (PTC) ratings in the industry. The PTC rating program, established by the California Energy Commission (CEC), is the widely accepted indicator of real-world PV module performance.

About Canadian Solar Inc.

Founded in 2001 in Ontario, Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has an industry leading and geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale solar power projects as well as a track record of successful solar deployment boasting over 7 GW of premium quality modules installed in over 70 countries during the past decade. Canadian Solar is committed to providing high-quality solar products and solar energy solutions to customers around the world. For more information about our company, products and projects please visit www.canadiansolar.com.

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