Simon Solar Farm to be Largest Solar Project in Georgia, U.S.A.
SHANGHAI, China, Aug. 6, 2013 -- JA Solar Holdings Co.,
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.
For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.
About Phoenix Solar Inc.
Established in California in 2010 as the U.S. subsidiary of Phoenix Solar
AG, Phoenix Solar Inc. (www.phoenixsolar.com) is a leader in the design,
construction, operation and maintenance of solar photovoltaic power plants
in North America. The company's technology-neutral approach allows Phoenix
Solar to objectively provide the best solar solutions for our customers.
About Silicon Ranch
Silicon Ranch Corporation (www.siliconranchcorp.com) was formed for the
purpose of developing and operating utility-scale solar facilities.
What distinguishes Silicon Ranch from other solar developers is its ability
to deliver a green energy solution that addresses the environmental,
business and work force issues associated with successfully expanding solar
capacity and green jobs.