Ten Million Reasons to Choose Suntech

Jun 09, 2010, 06:00 ET from Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

MUNICH and WUXI, China, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 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 http://www.suntech-power.com .

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This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements, and include the provision of solar power to everyone in the world as well as the donation of solar panels to a charitable cause. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Suntech's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F. Suntech does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

    For more information, please contact:

     Bjorn Emde
     PR Manager
     Suntech Power Europe Ltd.
     Tel:   +49-89-544-599-926
     Email: bjoern.emde@suntech-power.com

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