The Canadian Solar Difference
Founded in 2001 in Ontario Canada, Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) operates as a global energy provider with successful business subsidiaries in 20 countries on 6 continents.
Canadian Solar is both a global leading manufacturer of solar PV modules and a provider of solar energy solutions, with over 12,000 employees globally.
With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Canada, China, Brazil and South East Asian countries, Canadian Solar now has around 9 GW module manufacturing capacity and has delivered more than 29 GW of premium quality solar modules to customers in over 150 countries in the past 17 years.
To date, Canadian Solar has energized 4.3 GWp of solar power projects globally and owns 1.4 GWp of solar power plants that are in commercial operation, with a resale value of US$1.6 billion. In addition, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified utility-scale solar power project pipeline totaling 8.9 GWp, with projects being developed in the U.S., Japan, Latin America, Australia, EMEA, South East Asia, India and China. Of the total project pipeline, 2.2 GWp of projects are at late-stage development and have secured energy offtake agreements.
In 2017, Canadian Solar achieved a revenue of US$3.39 billion, ranking No. 3 among all global solar companies. Meanwhile, Canadian Solar was listed as the Top 1 Company in Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Tier 1 Module Manufacturers ranking in terms of bankability for Q2 2018, and was named as Top 3 Global Utility-scale Solar PV Project Developer for 2017 by GTM Research.
Canadian Solar is making the difference by delivering more clean, safe and affordable solar energy to the world.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 9 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 5 GW for solar cells, and 9 GW for solar modules, as of June 30, 2018.
JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 6 productions facilities globally, 15 oversea subsidiaries in Japan (2), Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia and United Arab Emirates, and global sales teams in United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama and Argentina.
As the world’s leading provider of smart solar solutions, Trina Solar delivers PV products, applications and services to promote global sustainable development. Through constant innovation, we continue to push the PV industry forward by creating greater grid parity of PV power and popularizing renewable energy. Our mission is to boost global renewable energy development around the world for the benefit of all of humanity.
Through 2017, Trina Solar has delivered more than 32 GW of solar modules worldwide. This earned us the 13th spot on the “2016 Global Top 500 New Energy Enterprises.” In addition, our downstream business includes solar PV project development, financing, design, construction, operations & management and one-stop system integration solutions for customers. At the end of 2017, these solar projects connected approximately 2 GW to the global power grid. Currently, Trina Solar is pioneering development in Smart PV Energy and Energy Internet Solutions.
Founded in 2005, JA SOLAR is a global manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic (PV) products, with a business portfolio including wafers, cells, modules and photovoltaic power stations. Thanks to its 11 production bases and more than 20 branches, JA SOLAR products are available in over 100 countries and regions. They are used extensively in utility scale power plants, commercial and institutional applications and residential rooftops. Supported by technological innovation, sound financial performance, and an advanced global sales and service network, JA SOLAR has been well received by domestic and foreign clients. For several consecutive years, the company has been listed on the Fortune China 500 list and the World TOP 500 Energy Companies.
Since 1985, SunPower has been leading global solar innovation. SunPower solar panels consistently deliver more energy and long-term peace of mind with the highest performing solar power systems available. SunPower is the solar energy choice of more homeowners and businesses around the world.
Global headquarters based in Silicon Valley since 1985
Total solar energy generated >18,000,000 megawatt hour (MWh)
Diversified global portfolio leading residential, commercial and utility solar energy markets
World’s highest efficiency solar panels featuring SunPower® Maxeon® cell technology
More than 750 patents for solar technology.