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ReneSola Signs Letters of Intent to Develop 500 MW On-grid Power Generation Project and 5 MW Rooftop Project

2009-07-17 01:25 724

JIASHAN, China, July 17 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ReneSola Ltd ("ReneSola" or the "Company") (NYSE: SOL) (AIM: SOLA), a leading global manufacturer of solar wafers, today announced that it has entered into a letter of intent with the Yancheng city government, Jiangsu province, to develop a 500 megawatt ("MW") on-grid solar power generation project. In addition, the Company has been granted the exclusive right in a letter of intent with the Panzhihua east district government, Sichuan province, to develop a 5 MW rooftop project. Both projects are subject to feasibility studies and approvals by various government authorities.

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"We are delighted to announce the addition of these new projects to our downstream solar project portfolio," said Mr. Xianshou Li, ReneSola's chief executive officer. "The 500 MW solar project in neighboring Jiangsu province is set to become one of the largest of its kind so far in China. A project of this magnitude will showcase ReneSola's expertise in utility-scale solar applications and help raise our profile in the downstream space as we position ourselves to benefit from the government's enhanced focus on renewable energy."

500 MW On-grid Power Generation Project

According to the letter of intent entered into with the Yancheng city government, ReneSola will develop a 500 MW on-grid power generation project in Jiangsu province, China. The project will consist of mainly ground-mounted system applications and 10 MW of rooftop installations to be built over a 6 year period.

5 MW Panzhihua Project

According to the letter of intent entered into with the Panzhihua east district government, ReneSola will develop a rooftop project of no less than 600,000 square meters for new or existing government buildings, with installed capacity planned to reach 5 MW.

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 http://www.renesola.com .

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For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

In China:

Ms. Julia Xu

ReneSola Ltd

Tel: +86-573-8477-3372

Email: julia.xu@renesola.com

Mr. Derek Mitchell

Ogilvy Financial, Beijing

Tel: +86-10-8520-6284

Email: derek.mitchell@ogilvy.com

In the United States:

Ms. Jessica Barist Cohen

Ogilvy Financial, New York

Tel: +1-646-460-9989

Email: jessica.cohen@ogilvypr.com

In the United Kingdom:

Mr. Tim Feather / Mr. Richard Baty

Hanson Westhouse Limited, London

Tel: +44-20-7601-6100

Email: tim.feather@hansonwesthouse.com

richard.baty@hansonwesthouse.com

Source: ReneSola Ltd
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