A Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The company is committed to develop and provide the world with clean and renewable energy to ease the energy shortages as well as human kind’s impact on the environment.
JA Solar was founded on May 18, 2005, and was publicly listed on NASDAQ (NASDAQ: JASO) on February 7, 2007. By 2010, JA Solar had firmly established itself as the world’s leader in solar cell production and shipments. The company shipped 1.7 GW over the course of 2012, an increase of 0.4% from the 1.69 GW shipped in 2011.
With cutting-edge manufacturing equipments, JA Solar has an annual solar cell production capacity of 2.5G W, an annual module production capacity of 1.8 GW , and an annual wafer production capacity of 1.0 GW. With a selectively optimized vertical integration model, JA manufacturing facilities encompass the whole photovoltaic supply chain including wafers, cells, modules, and comprehensive PV system project development services.
At the company’s state-of-the-art research and development center, JA Solar’s R&D team develops breakthrough technologies as well as new fabrication process to substantially decrease the manufacturing cost while improving the solar cells efficiency in volume production. Leveraging on its strong PV research and development capabilities, JA Solar focuses on improving its unique module assembly process and cell manufacturing technology while maintaining consistently low cell-to-module power loss in order to reap the full benefits of advanced cell efficiencies.
JA Solar’s R&D team is committed to the research and development of next generation PV technologies to further reduce PV module cost and significantly enhance energy conversion efficiency, and to maintain our leading position in the market in terms of economical efficiency and environmental protection.
JA Solar’s management team is comprised of seasoned international professionals who actively promote the company worldwide with a vision of making JA Solar the leading supplier of solar products to the rapidly growing global market for renewable energy.
Headquartered in Shanghai, China, JA Solar has a global sales and marketing footprint, with a network of sales offices across key markets. These include the company’s US headquarters in Silicon Valley, California its European office in Munich, Germany and Japan Office in Tokyo.