New Program Gives Installers Access to Broad Range of Services and Support
ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today from the Solar Power
International conference, Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the
world's leading manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules,
announced its new North American Partner Program, designed to increase its
current network of approximately 200 domestic installers and help dealers
generate more sales. Formally launching in January 2010, the Suntech Partner
Program will offer selected dealers a co-marketing fund, training and services,
financing programs, and priority access to its innovative product line.
"We are focused on growing the footprint of solar power across the U.S.
and Canada, and to do this, we know we have to effectively collaborate with
all of our partners," said Mark McKahan-Jones, vice president, Dealer Sales
Division, Suntech. "Our program is built with insights and feedback from
solar installers across the country, and we're confident that combined with
our high-value solar modules, we will provide the country's best dealers with
everything they need to grow their businesses."
With applications open to all North American solar installers, Suntech's
Partner Program will feature a proprietary Partner Portal created to simplify
the installer sales process. The portal allows Suntech dealers to manage
their Suntech account, retrieve and track leads, and access a variety of sales
and marketing resources. Additionally, Suntech worked with Clean Power
Finance, the nation's leading provider of software and services to renewable
energy professionals to develop a state of the art proposal tool/CRM service
that allows Suntech partners to:
-- Produce professional and fully customizable proposals in a few simple
-- Utilize a continuously updated, comprehensive database of utility
rates, incentives, and rebates;
-- Track and manage their customers from interest to installation from one
central location; and
-- Produce accurate quotes using pre-loaded Suntech solar modules.
Dealers are welcome to contact Suntech now to sign up for the launch of
the Partner Program in January 2010. To learn more about Suntech and its
Partner Program, please visit http://www.suntech-power.com .
Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP) is the world's leading solar
energy company as measured by production output of crystalline silicon solar
modules. Suntech designs, develops, manufactures, and markets premium quality,
high-output, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solar products for
electric power applications in the residential, commercial, industrial, and
public utility sectors. Suntech's patent-pending Pluto technology for
crystalline silicon solar cells improves power output by up to 12% compared to
conventional production methods. Suntech also offers one of the broadest
ranges of building-integrated solar products.
Suntech designs and delivers commercial and utility scale solar power
systems in China and the United States. With regional headquarters in China,
Switzerland and San Francisco and sales offices worldwide, Suntech is
passionate about improving the environment we live in and dedicated to
developing advanced solar solutions that enable sustainable development. For
more information, please visit http://www.suntech-power.com .
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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
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can be identified by terminology such as "will," "expects," "anticipates,"
"future," "intends," "plans," "believes," "estimates" and similar statements,
and includes the ability of the new Partner Program to increase the network of
domestic installers and help them generate more sales, the launch date of the
new Partner Program, the offering of a co-marketing fund, training and
services, financing programs, and priority access to the product line under
the new Partner Program, the ability of the Partner Portal to simplify the
reseller sales process, and the ability of the Proposal Tool to produce
customized proposals, track and manage customers, and produce accurate quotes.
Such statements involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
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