NANJING, China, June 11 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) ("China Sunergy" or the "Company") a leading solar cell and module manufacturer based in Nanjing, China, today announced several updates regarding Company expectations for the year 2010.
China Sunergy anticipates gross margin will be between 15% and 18%, prior to the completion of the acquisition of two module manufacturers, with conversion cost reducing to USD0.20/watt by the end of the year, as production efficiencies continue to be realized.
Assuming the acquisition of the two solar module manufacturers will be completed without any unforeseen issues, China Sunergy expects the module capacity to be between 500 and 550 MW by the end of the third quarter of 2010. With demand remaining at current expectations throughout the rest of the year, China Sunergy now expects to have 400 MW of solar cell capacity and 900 MW of solar module capacity by the end of 2010.
About China Sunergy Co., Ltd.:
China Sunergy Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq: CSUN) ("China Sunergy") is a specialized manufacturer of solar cell and module products in China. China Sunergy manufactures solar cells from silicon wafers, which utilize crystalline silicon solar cell technology to convert sunlight directly into electricity through a process known as the photovoltaic effect, and assembles solar cells into solar modules. China Sunergy sells these solar products to Chinese and overseas module manufacturers, system integrators, and solar power systems for use in various markets.
For more information please visit http://www.chinasunergy.com . For further information contact: Financial Dynamics Helen Jing Zhu Email: Helen.JingZhu@fd.com Phone: +86-10-8591-1958
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