JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. has signed a long-term silicon wafer supply agreement with Jiangsu Zhongneng Polysilicon Technology Development Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of GCL Silicon Technology Holdings Ltd. The agreement will see GCL supply JA Solar with 6,000MW of silicon wafers from April 2008 until December 2015 at fixed prices, with delivery of the wafers already in progress.
“GCL Silicon Technology has a proven capability in high volume polysilicon manufacturing, and has already started to make contributions to our business,” said Samuel Yang, JA Solar’s CEO. “This agreement is an important part of our growth strategy, as we further strengthen and diversify our supply position to support JA Solar’s rapid growth and increased customer demand.”
By Síle Mc Mahon