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Alamosa Solar Plant – 8 MW – Colorado, United States

Alamosa Solar Plant – 8 MW – Colorado, United StatesProject developers in the United States and around the world choose Suntech for reliable polycrystalline modules.

Nellis Air Force Base – 14 MW – Nevada, United States

Nellis Air Force Base – 14 MW – Nevada, United StatesSuntech was the largest module supplier for this groundbreaking North American solar power plant.

School Systems - 500 kW - Andes Mountains, Peru

School Systems - 500 kW - Andes Mountains, PeruSuntech supplied solar modules that power 50,000 laptops in remote schools across Peru.

Just Roof Installation – England

Spanish House – 43 kW – Valencia, SpainHomeowners around the world have installed thousands of Suntech solar power systems.

Aldinger Roof System – 300 kW – Aldinger, Germany

Aldinger Roof System – 300 kW – Aldinger, GermanyOur European distribution and developer partners rely on Suntech modules for large commercial installations.

Aldinger Roof System – 300 kW – Aldinger, Germany

Flour Mill – 92 kW – Wiernsheim, GermanyFarmers across Europe choose Suntech modules for reliability and high power output.

Aldinger Roof System – 300 kW – Aldinger, Germany

Stuttgart Trade Fair Centre – 3.8 MW – Stuttgart, Germany Suntech modules provide clean, renewable energy to Stuttgart’s main convention center.

Pozohondo Solar Farm - 5.1 MW - Pozohondo, Spain

Pozohondo Solar Farm - 5.1 MW - Pozohondo, Spain Suntech supplies modules to utility-scale projects worldwide.

The Bird's Nest – 130 kW – Beijing, China

Masdar Solar Plant – 10 MW – Abu Dhabi, UAESuntech solar modules perform well in the hot, dry conditions of the Middle East. Suntech supplied 5 of the 10 megawatts for this project.

Masdar Solar Plant – 10 MW – Abu Dahbi, UAE

The Bird's Nest – 130 kW – Beijing, ChinaSuntech supplied solar modules for Beijing National Stadium, home of the 2008 Olympic Games.

Shanghai Expo – 3 MW – Shanghai, China

Shanghai Expo – 3 MW – Shanghai, ChinaSuntech modules power the China and Theme pavilions at the 2010 Shanghai World Expo.

Shanghai Expo – 3 MW – Shanghai, China

Japanese Home SystemHomeowners choose Suntech Black Label™ modules for their all-black appearance.

Sydney Town Hall – 48 kW – Sydney, AustraliaThis installation is part of an AUD$18m plan to improve the energy efficiency of city-owned properties in Sydney.

A Global Solar Leader Addressing the 21st Century’s
Energy Challenge

Suntech develops, manufactures, and delivers the world’s most reliable and cost-effective solar energy solutions. Founded in 2001 by leading solar scientist Dr. Zhengrong Shi, we are the world’s largest producer of silicon solar modules.

We offer clean power for every application and market, from off-grid systems, to homes, to the world’s largest solar power plants. Our solar modules are installed in over 80 countries.

Suntech has offices in 13 countries, including regional headquarters in San Francisco, California; Schaffhausen, Switzerland; and Wuxi, China. We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: STP).



View Suntech Milestones
from 2001 to today



September 2001 Suntech founded

Solar expert Dr. Zhengrong Shi founds Suntech in Wuxi, China.


December 2005 Initial Public Offering on NYSE

Suntech debuts on the New York Stock Exchange.


April 2006 Suntech wins Olympic arena contract

Suntech supplies modules for Beijing Bird Nest Stadium for 2008 games.


December 2006 Production expansion

Production capacity expands to 300MW, ranking Suntech as the third largest global solar manufacturer.


December 2007 Nellis Air Force Base plant complete

Suntech is the lead module supplier for the largest photovoltaic solar plant in the Western Hemisphere.


April 2008 Suntech named solar energy development company of the year

Frost & Sullivan recognizes Suntech for excellent products and performance.


March 2011 2 Gigawatt production milestone

Suntech achieves a record 2 gigawatt solar cell and module production capacity.


March 2009 Suntech cells set efficiency record

Suntech Pluto efficiency reaches 19% for monocrystalline cells and 17% for polycrystalline cells.


January 2010 Suntech announces 1st U.S. production line

Suntech selects Goodyear, Arizona for its first U.S. factory.



State-of-the-art manufacturing lies at the core of Suntech's business and enables us to deliver high-quality solar products to our customers at an affordable price. Our manufacturing sites, located in China, Japan and the United States, follow the strictest production guidelines and are staffed by highly trained manufacturing experts. Learn more about Suntech manufacturing »


Led by founder Dr. Zhengrong Shi, one of the world's leading solar technology innovators, Suntech's research and development team consists of 350 employees across five countries. Today, our research and development team is focused on several important initiatives, including increasing efficiencies, developing thin-film silicon solar cell technologies, extending module lifetimes, and improving module power output. Learn more about Suntech technologies and innovation »


Suntech delivers its industry-leading solar energy solutions through high value collaborations with fellow energy innovators, distributors and solar installers around the world. Open collaboration is a core component to Suntech's business and defines our approach to driving the solar energy industry toward grid parity. Partner with Suntech »