JA Solar Panels is a leading manufacturer of high quality solar power products. Solar manufacturers from all over the world will buy products from the company and then they will assemble solar cells into modules and systems that will then convert sunlight into electricity.
As conventional energy sources such as oil, gas and coal continue to be in short supply, it is essential for them to find alternative solutions to meet daily energy demands. As one of the most promising solutions, photovoltaic is becoming an established source of energy. Not only is solar energy clean and renewable, but it is also proven as a viable and fully commercialized solution.
Headquartered in Shanghai, China, JA Solar has a universal sales and marketing footprint, with a network of sales offices across key markets.
The sales offices consist of the company’s US headquarters in Silicon Valley, California, and also its European office in Munich, Germany.
Large Factories and High Tech R&D Centre
The factories of JA Solar have the most advanced solar cell equipment. The company has two major facilities which are located in Ningjin and Yangzhou. They also have a PV module facility in Fengxian, Shanghai. It had a capacity of 500 MW at the end of 2010.
JA Solar also has a multi-crystalline silicon wafer factory, situated in Donghai, Jiangsu Province, and that has an yearly capacity of 300 MW.
The company's state of the art research centre in Yangzhou, Jiangsu Province, has a R&D team which develop new technologies and innovations to achieve enhanced conversion efficiencies from solar cells.
The efforts of the R&D team have recently resulted in the development and production of new, advanced multi-crystalline and mono-crystalline solar cells which has conversion efficiencies of more than 18.2% and 19.1% respectively.
Experienced Management Team
The management of JA Solar consists of international professionals who continue to promote the company worldwide and they all have the vision to make JA Solar the best supplier of solar products.
The management team of JA solar panels is as follows :
Baofang Jin who is the Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Directors, and he has had this job since May 2005.
Peng Fang who is the Chief Executive Officer and was appointed in January 2010.
Jian Xie who is the Chief Operating Officer and was also appointed for this job in January 2010 but he has also been the director of the board since August 2009.
Anthea Chung who is the Chief Financial Officer and was appointed in January 2009.
Yong Liu who is the Chief Technology Officer and was appointed in September 2010.
Ming Yang is the Vice President of the company and was appointed in January 2009.
JA Solar are very committed to continue making the highest quality solar products and technology to harness the sunlight.
The core values of JA Solar includes integrity and emphasis on quality and a lot of passion working as part of a team.