JA Solar launches 400MW solar manufacturing in Malaysia

JA Solar Holdings Co, Ltd has launched its high-performance 400MW photovoltaic (PV) solar cell manufacturing facility in Penang, Malaysia.
The Facility, which is JA Solar’s first manufacturing facility outside of China, is equipped to produce high-efficiency multi-crystalline solar cells for use in PV power generation. These cells will primarily be used to manufacture JA Solar modules outside of China to provide competitive product solutions for certain overseas markets. JA Solar invested approximately MYR300 million in the facility located in the Penang Bayan Lepas Industrial Park. The Facility will provide up to 700 job opportunities for the local economy, and is able to accommodate further expansion in production capacity as needed to meet growth in demand.
JA Solar is headquartered in Beijing, China, and maintains production facilities in China and Malaysia.