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The Canadian Solar Difference

Canadian Solar exists to make the 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.

With over 1 GW of premium and high efficiency modules spread across the length and width of the country, Canadian Solar is proud to be the market leader in India. Canadian Solar modules have been working efficiently in the desert hot & humid regions of Gujarat and Rajasthan, to the coastal conditions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. This demonstrates our strong position as a global tier 1 solar module supplier with a proven track record of delivering high quality modules to customers. It's no surprise that with premium award-winning products and a dedicated and experienced Indian team, Canadian Solar has become India's number one brand choice in crystalline solar panels.

Making the difference in management

Dr. Shawn Qu Yan Zhuang Guangchun Zhang Dr. Huifeng Chang
Dr. Shawn Qu Robert McDermott Lars-Eric Johansson Dr. Harry E. Ruda Andrew Wong
Executive Team
Board of Directors

Making the difference
to our customers

Canadian Solar is dedicated to changing the lives of all its customers for the better. And we have been ever since our inception, whether customers invest in a single module, a large project or a tailor-made energy solution. Our PV panels have been so thoroughly tested and proven under harsh conditions that we offer a 26-year warranty with confidence. All the above and our customer support in over 18 countries adds up to attractive bankability too. Our customers always have peace of mind knowing they are dealing with a highly ranked, reliable company.

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Making the difference
to solar projects

We offer our customers the opportunity to invest in utility-scale solar power plants. With a successful track record developing, engineering, constructing and connecting over 3.8 GW, Canadian Solar stands out as one of the leading solar developers globally. Companies like BlackRock, Samsung and TransCanada are among our list of customers that rely on us to deliver reliable solar solutions. In addition, we help boost the social responsibility profile of any portfolio providing advanced solar solutions that enable sustainable development worldwide.

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Making the difference
for the future

Canadian Solar operates three state-of-the-art PV research centers for cells, modules and systems in Canada and China. Combined more than 250 scientists, engineers and technicians conduct research to continuously improve our solar cell and solar module technologies. With R&D investments of over 600 million USD, more than 1000 global patents and strategic R&D partnerships with NREL, ECN and DuPont, Canadian Solar is a globally recognized innovator of the solar industry.

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Making the difference
to society

Canadian Solar is a multinational corporation that works across diverse cultures on a global scale. As such, we promote a socially progressive and responsible approach to Human Resources, production quality, management standards, supply chain management, marketing, customer services and community involvement. In particular, we support sports like ice hockey, soccer and basketball with sponsorships, donations and, not least, by attending the games of our favorite teams.











Upcoming Events

Canadian Solar will be exhibiting and/or speaking at these key industry events.

Exhibition
Country, City
Time
Booth Nr.
WWW
Request Appointment
The Solar Show 2019
South Africa, Johannesburg
26.03.2019
Intersolar Europe 2019
Germany, Munich
15.05.2019