SOLARCON China 2010 Doubles in Size


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SOLARCON China 2010 Doubles in Size

Over 25,000 Expected at Event in Shanghai

Shanghai, China, and San Jose, CA – March 11, 2010 – The SOLARCON China 2010 exhibition, taking place in Shanghai, China from March 16 to March 18, 2010, has doubled in size from last year, with over 25,000 visitors expected to attend.

China is now the world’s leading producer of solar cell modules, and 8 of the top 10 module makers are exhibiting at SOLARCON China 2010. Suntech, Trina Solar, Solarfun, LDK, JA Solar, Canadia Solar, Chint Solar (Astronergy), Tianwei Group, and other cell module makers, equipment and materials suppliers are displaying their products and technology at the exhibition. These industry innovators join the companies occupying over 425 booths in this leading China solar PV show.

The PV industry has strong support from the Chinese government, and SOLARCON 2010 has been greatly supported by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, the National Development and Reform Commission, and the local Shanghai government, through sponsorship and participation in the event. Twenty-four booths will house representatives from various China regions promoting PV initiatives, and over 40 delegations from regional governments will be in attendance.

This year’s show has 3 special theme areas for visitors with special interests: Thin Film technology (CIGS), CPV, and PV Standards.

Allen Lu, president of SEMI China, said, “The strong support we have seen in preparing for this exhibition shows the commitment and enthusiasm in China for leadership in the development and distribution of solar photovoltaic power. We have industry leaders in all phases of PV production at SOLARCON China, and the explosive growth from last year is just an indicator of the opportunities we see in China and around the world.”

The sixth annual CSPV Conference will be held during the SOLARCON China 2010 exhibition, and this event features 13 professional and technical sessions spanning the design, production, manufacturing, finance, and standards segments of the industry.

Event Highlights:

Grand Opening Keynote (March 16th)

Government officials and industry leaders from China’s semiconductor, flat panel display and solar industries will attend. Dr. Zhengrong Shi, CEO of Suntech Power and a SEMI board member, will represent the China PV industry and give the keynote address.

(http://www.semi.org/SCCHINA-EN/ProgramsEvents/CTR_034828)

CEO Forum of 6th CSPV conference (March 16th)

Eight CEOs from China’s leading PV manufacturing companies will share their insights on the China PV industry and global markets.

(http://www.semi.org.cn/solarconchina/en/Programs&Events.asp)

For more information on SOLARCON China, please visit: http://www.semi.org.cn/solarconchina/en/ (English)
http://www.semi.org.cn/solarconchina/cn/
(Chinese)

Association Contact:

Ms. Min Hua/SEMI China

Email: mhua@semi.org

Phone: 86.21.5027.0909