Canadian Solar Signs Distribution Agreement with DM Solar in Mexico

Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the signing of a sales partnership with DM Solar, a wholesale distributor of solar products located in Guadalajara, Mexico.

GUELPH, Ontario, Canada, Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced the signing of a sales partnership with DM Solar, a wholesale distributor of solar products located in Guadalajara, Mexico.


The solar panels sold through this sales partnership will be used throughout various projects in the residential and commercial markets, primarily for small and medium-scale industrial installations throughout Mexico. The signing of DM Solar as a Canadian Solar distributor signifies a growing trend throughout the Latin American region towards the use of solar panels in the renewable energy industry.

Yusef Kanchi, co-founder and President of Sales for DM Solar, said, "We selected Canadian Solar for several reasons: reliable product quality, strong business ethics, proven financial stability, and established bankability. Not only does Canadian Solar's business philosophy blend well with DM Solar's corporate image, it also evokes a sense of consumer confidence that customers can appreciate."

Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, commented, "Canadian Solar is proud to sign DM Solar as an authorized distributor in Mexico, and we are confident that they will be pleased with our company's innovative product quality and excellent customer service. We look forward to expanding our business relationship with DM Solar in 2016 and beyond, as the solar industry experiences rapid growth in Latin America."

About Canadian Solar Inc.

Founded in 2001 in 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 also has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects in various stages of development. In the past 14 years, Canadian Solar has successfully delivered over 15 GW of premium quality modules to over 90 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publicly listed on NASDAQ since 2006. For additional information about the company, visit the Company's website or follow Canadian Solar on LinkedIn.

About DMSolar

DM Solar is a wholesale distributor of solar products located in Guadalajara, Mexico. As a premier reseller of renewable energy products in Latin America, DM Solar carries all the necessary components needed to make up a photovoltaic system, including photovoltaic modules, inverters, and more. DM Solar's corporate mission centers around offering solutions and products that harness the environment's natural sunlight to power homes and other facilities. For more information about the company, visit www.dmsolar.mx.

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