ReneSola Celebrates Official Grand Opening of 3,000 MT Polysilicon Manufacturing Facility in Sichuan Province

2009-07-30 00:08 1078

JIASHAN, China, July 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL) (AIM: SOLA), a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers, today held a ceremony to celebrate the official grand opening of its 3,000 metric tonne ("MT") polysilicon manufacturing facility and the successful output of the first batch of polysilicon from Phase 1 of the plant in Meishan city, Sichuan province, China. Among those attending the ceremony were executives from the Company including CEO Mr. Xianshou Li and CFO Mr. Charles Bai, local and provincial government officials from Sichuan, Zhejiang and Jiangsu provinces, regions in which ReneSola maintains operations, representatives from local and domestic national banks, as well as management from over 50 local and solar related companies.

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"The opening of our Sichuan polysilicon manufacturing plant and successful production of our first batch of quality polysilicon on July 23rd are great milestones for ReneSola," commented Mr. Xianshou Li, ReneSola's chief executive officer. "These accomplishments mark the evolution of ReneSola from one of the world's largest solar wafer manufacturers into a leading, low-cost, fully integrated global solar company. We are grateful for the support we have received from our local and national partners, clients and employees throughout the construction and testing processes, and we are proud of our management team for once again demonstrating its strong execution capabilities. We look forward to receiving a smooth supply of low-cost polysilicon from our new plant, which will significantly enhance our position as one of the leading low-cost solar companies globally."

As previously announced, the Company successfully commenced trial production on the first batch of polysilicon from Phase 1 of its two-phase, 3,000 MT annualized capacity polysilicon manufacturing plant in mid-July. Phase 2 is expected to reach mechanical completion in September 2009. ReneSola's Sichuan polysilicon manufacturing facility utilizes a close-loop Advanced Siemens Process for polysilicon production.

About ReneSola

ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola") is a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers based in China. Capitalizing on proprietary technologies and technical know-how, ReneSola manufactures monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar wafers. In addition, ReneSola strives to enhance its competitiveness through upstream integration into virgin polysilicon manufacturing. ReneSola possesses a global network of suppliers and customers that include some of the leading global manufacturers of solar cells and modules. ReneSola's shares are currently traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: SOL) and the AIM of the London Stock Exchange (AIM: SOLA). For more information about ReneSola, please visit .

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Ms. Julia Xu

ReneSola Ltd

Tel: +86-573-8477-3372


Mr. Derek Mitchell

Ogilvy Financial, Beijing

Tel: +86-10-8520-6284


In the United States:

Ms. Jessica Barist Cohen

Ogilvy Financial, New York

Tel: +1-646-460-9989


In the United Kingdom:

Mr. Tim Feather / Mr. Richard Baty

Hanson Westhouse Limited, London

Tel: +44-20-7601-6100


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