Canadian Solar Ranked #1 Module Supplier for Quality and Price/Performance Ratio in IHS Module Customer Insight Survey 2016
GUELPH, Ontario, Jan. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is ranked #1 module supplier in terms of module quality and price/performance ratio in IHS Markit's independent PV Module Customer Insight Survey 2016. High quality and price/performance ratio were identified as the top two reasons for recommending solar module brands.
Survey respondents also ranked Canadian Solar as the #1 most purchased brand and #1 most recommended brand of solar modules.
IHS Markit ran its annual solar survey between August and November 2016, and surveyed PV module buyers such as installers, integrators, and distributors throughout the world.
Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, commented, "We are honored to see our dedication to product quality and customer value reflected in PV module buyers' responses to IHS Markit's survey.
Since its inception in 2001, Canadian Solar has unwaveringly placed product quality as its #1 objective in its operation. Thanks to our first customer in 2002, Audi-Volkswagan, we have applied automotive industry quality management system in our production since 2003 when we were certified for ISO 16949. Our quality control starts from where our BOM materials are produced.
We believe the best marketing comes from consistently delivering the highest quality product with the best product value to enable customers to achieve their highest investment return. Canadian Solar has delivered close to 18 GW of solar modules around the world. We will continue to work hard to supply our customers around the world the best quality and price performance modules." About Canadian Solar Inc.
Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar also has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects in various stages of development. In the past 16 years, Canadian Solar has successfully delivered over 17 GW of premium quality modules to over 90 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publicly listed on NASDAQ since 2006.
SOURCE Canadian Solar Inc.