MUNICH and WUXI, China, June 9, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Suntech Power Holdings
Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world's largest producer of crystalline silicon
solar panels, recently delivered its 10,000,000th solar panel since inception.
Altogether, Suntech has shipped over 2.2GW of solar products to more than
1,400 customers in more than eighty countries around the world.
"We have made great progress since founding Suntech in 2001. Our
exceptional global track-record of solar installations is a key differentiator
as we expand in both emerging and well-established solar markets," said Dr.
Zhengrong Shi, Suntech's Founder, Chairman and CEO. "This is a major milestone
on our mission to provide everyone with reliable access to nature's cleanest
and most abundant energy source."
The 10,000,000th solar panel is one of Suntech's popular Ud-series modules
primarily used for commercial and utility-scale electricity generation. It was
produced in March 2010 at Suntech Global Headquarters in Wuxi, China. To
commemorate the milestone, the 10,000,000th solar panel's purchaser will soon
be announced and then presented with a gift of Suntech solar panels for
donation to a charitable cause.
About Suntech Power
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP) produces industry-leading
solar products for residential, commercial, industrial, and utility
applications. With regional headquarters in China, Switzerland, and the United
States, and gigawatt-scale manufacturing worldwide, Suntech has delivered more
than 10,000,000 photovoltaic panels to over 1,400 customers in more than
eighty countries. Suntech's pioneering R&D creates customer-centric
innovations that are driving solar to grid parity against fossil fuels.
Suntech's mission is to provide everyone with reliable access to nature's
cleanest and most abundant energy source.
For more information about Suntech's people and products, please visit
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and include the provision of solar power to everyone in the world as well as
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SOURCE Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.