WUXI, China, Nov. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co.,
Ltd. (NYSE: STP), one of the world's leading manufacturers of photovoltaic
(PV) cells and modules, announced today that Dr. Zhengrong Shi, Suntech's
Chairman and CEO, has established the China Solar Photovoltaic Suntech Prize
to honor engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs and government officials who
have made substantial contributions to the development of China's PV industry.
"It is a personal honor to establish this prize that will recognize some
of the important contributors to the photovoltaic field in China and their
achievements," remarked Dr. Zhengrong Shi. "Solar power is a clean, renewable
energy source and I hope this prize will help to promote its adoption
Recipients of the China Solar Photovoltaic Suntech Prize will be announced
every year at the Chinese Solar Photovoltaic Conference and Exhibition. Dr.
Shi awarded the first China Solar Photovoltaic Suntech Prizes to five Chinese
PV experts at the opening ceremony of the 9th Chinese Solar Photovoltaic
Conference and Exhibition on November 3, 2006.
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
Japan's largest PV manufacturers and 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,
Japan, China and the United States. For more information, please visit
SOURCE Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
/CONTACT: In China - Steven Chan, VP of Business Development of Suntech
Power Holdings Co., Ltd., Tel: +86-510-8531-8910, Email: email@example.com,
or Rory Macpherson, Senior Associate of Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide,
Tel: +86-10-8520-6553, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or In the United
States - Thomas Smith, Senior Vice President of Ogilvy Public Relations
Worldwide, Tel: +1-212-880-5269, Email: email@example.com /
/Web site: http://www.suntech-power.com /
CO: Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.
IN: OIL ENV
-- LNW010 --
0996 11/08/2006 08:03 EST http://www.prnewswire.com