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Suntech Launches High Output Solar Modules for the U.S. Solar Market
  Suntech Launches the Most Powerful 72 Cell Solar Module in the U.S. Market

WUXI, China and LONG BEACH, Calif., Sept. 25 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's leading manufacturers of photovoltaic (PV) cells and modules, today announced the introduction and availability of the STPVb-1 and STPUb-1 range of high output solar modules targeting grid connected applications in North America. These products will be on display from September 25 to September 27 at the Solar Power 2007 Conference and Expo being held in Long Beach, CA and are available for sale for delivery in 2008.

With the introduction of the STPVb-1 modules, Suntech is offering the most powerful standard 72 solar cell module available in the U.S. market. Using six-inch solar cells, these new modules produce between 260 and 280 watts of solar power and are designed for use in large commercial roof and ground mounted applications.

"With a few hundred thousand of the STPVb modules already installed and operating in large projects throughout Spain and Germany, we have already proven the value and reliability of this new product. Our STPVb modules were introduced to the United States market as part of the largest solar power plant installed there to date at the 8.22MW Alamosa, Colorado project. These modules offer a very tight power tolerance, and their size and power result in reduced panel installation and balance of system costs, one of the most important factors in a successful project and demonstrate Suntech's leadership position in achieving grid parity for its PV modules," said Roger Efird, President of Suntech America, Inc.

Suntech's STPUb-1 modules are rated 190 to 210 watts and are approximately 1.5 meters long and 1 meter wide. The smaller solar modules are suitable for large residential installations, as well as commercial projects that require an appropriate compromise between physical size and its power.

"Designers tell us that some applications require a module that is small enough to be easily handled, yet powerful enough to still provide installation cost savings when compared to smaller modules. The STPUb-1 module is our direct response to this U.S. market need," Mr. Efird added.

For additional information, visit the Suntech exhibit booth in Hall B, Booth 364 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.

About Suntech

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading solar energy company in the world as measured by both production output and capacity of solar cells and modules. Suntech provides solar solutions for a green future. Suntech designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of high quality, cost effective and environmentally friendly PV cells and modules for electric power applications in the residential, commercial, industrial, and public utility sectors. Suntech's majority-owned subsidiary, MSK Corporation is one of the top-ranked companies in the building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) space. Suntech's customers are located in various markets worldwide, including key markets throughout Europe, North America, Japan and China. For more information, please visit http://www.suntech-power.com .

Suntech America, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd with responsibility for the distribution of Suntech products in the Americas. For more information about Suntech America's product offerings, please visit Suntech's booth at the Solar Power 2007 Conference and Expo in Hall B, Booth 364 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center or contact Roger Efird, tel: +1 (301) 774-3430, or email: sales@suntechamerica.com.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates," "future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements. Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Suntech's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F. Suntech does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statement as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable law.

    For more information, please contact:

     In China:
      Rory Macpherson
      Investor Relations Manager
      Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
      Tel:   +86-510-8531-8922
      Email: rory@suntech-power.com

     In the United States:
      Sanjay M. Hurry
      Vice President
      The Piacente Group, Inc.
      Tel:   +1-212-481-2050
      Email: suntech@tpg-ir.com
SOURCE  Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
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    /CONTACT: In China - Rory Macpherson, Investor Relations Manager of
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., +86-510-8531-8922, or rory@suntech-power.com;
In the United States - Sanjay M. Hurry, Vice President of The Piacente Group,
Inc., +1-212-481-2050, or @tpg-ir.com /
    /Web site: http://www.suntech-power.com /
    (STP)

CO:  Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
ST:  China
IN:  CPR ENV OIL
SU:  ASI PDT



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