China’s JA Solar runs solar photovoltaic lines at full capacity

30 January 2013 05:46  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Shanghai-based JA Solar Holdings is currently operating its photovoltaic lines with a combined capacity of 5 gigawatt (5GW) in China at 100% capacity, a company source said on Wednesday.

The solar cell lines in Ningjin, Hebei, and in Yangzhou, Jiangsu – with a total capacity of 3GW – are being operated at full capacity, he said.

Similarly, the solar module lines in Fengxian, Shanghai, and in Anhui, Hefei, that have a total capacity of 2GW, are running at full tilt, the source said.

“Production has been raised to full capacity since the fourth quarter last year,” he said.

Asian photovoltaic demand for solar modules has been healthy, particularly from Japan, the source said.

JA Solar Holdings is one the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar cells and solar power products.

By: Felicia Loo

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