Canadian Solar

Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) operates as a global energy provider with successful business subsidiaries in 18 countries on 6 continents. Besides serving as a leading manufacturer of solar PV modules and provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. With the company’s recent acquisition of Recurrent Energy, Canadian Solar’s total project pipeline is now 8.5 GW, including an increase in the late-stage project pipeline to 2.4 GW. With two state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Ontario, Canadian Solar employs over 8,500 workers worldwide. This translates into more than 10 GW of panel shipments, or 30 million PV modules, in the past 14 years. Together with Recurrent Energy, Canadian Solar is ushering the way into a new era of clean, competitive, mainstream power.
Company Growth (employees)
Guelph, CA
Size (employees)
9,724 (est)+9%
Canadian Solar was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Guelph, CA

Key People/Management at Canadian Solar

Shawn Qu

Shawn Qu

Chairman, President & CEO
Zhang Ping'an

Zhang Ping'an

Dan Carter

Dan Carter


Canadian Solar Office Locations

Canadian Solar has offices in Guelph, San Ramon, Panama City, São Paulo and in 13 other locations
Guelph, CA (HQ)
545 Speedvale Ave W
São Paulo, BR
999 Av. Roque Petroni Júnior
München, DE
94 Landsberger Str.
Madrid, ES
79 Paseo de la Castellana
London, GB
1 Lumley St
San Ramon, US
125 2420 Camino Ramon
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Canadian Solar Financials and Metrics

Canadian Solar Financials

Canadian Solar's revenue was reported to be $2.9 b in FY, 2016 which is a 18% decrease from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.9 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Market capitalization (31-Oct-2017)

1 b

Closing share price (31-Oct-2017)

Canadian Solar's current market capitalization is $1 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.5 b2.9 b

Revenue growth, %

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Canadian Solar Operating Metrics

FY, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015FY, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016FY, 2016Q1, 2017

Products Sold, MW

2.81 k1.03 k8091.15 k4.38 k1.17 k1.29 k1.16 k5.2 k1.48 k

Total Solar Project Pipeline, MW

8.5 k10.3 k13.5 k20.4 k

Late-Stage Solar Project Pipeline, MWp

2.4 k2.5 k2.4 k2.5 k2 k2.1 k2.4 k2 k2.1 k2.16 k

Solar Module Manufacturing Capacity, MW

3 k4.33 k6.17 k
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Canadian Solar Market Value History

Canadian Solar Revenue Breakdown

Canadian Solar's Web-traffic and Trends

Canadian Solar Online and Social Media Presence

Canadian Solar News and Updates

Falck Renewables Acquires 92 Megawatt North Carolina Solar Project From Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy

Italy-based Falck Renewables has this week closed a deal to acquire a 99% stake in a 92 megawatt solar PV project in North Carolina from Canadian Solar subsidiary Recurrent Energy for $43 million. 

Global Solar PV Module Market 2017 Industry Key Players -Canadian Solar, First Solar, Jinko Solar, Sharp, Suntech Power Holdings,.. adds “Solar PV Module Market 2017 Global Analysis, Growth, Trends and Opportunities Research Report Forecasting to 2022”reports to its database. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Canadian Solar Beats Guidance, Predicts Mammoth Q4, Misses Estimates, Shares Drop 12%

One of the world's largest solar manufacturers, Canadian Solar, published its third quarter financial results reporting solar shipments and net revenue well above the company's own guidance, but net income was well down on estimates causing the company's shares to drop 12%. 

Canadian Solar Posts Strong Second Quarter With Increased Shipments & Revenue

Canadian Solar, one of the world's largest solar power companies, this week posted strong second quarter results with increased revenue and shipments, but traders were immediately, if temporarily, concerned by Q3 revenue guidance below analyst expectations.  Canadian Solar Posts Strong Second Quarte…

Canadian Solar Beats Guidance In Solid First Quarter

Ontario-based Canadian Solar published its first quarter earnings this week, beating its own guidance in terms of shipments and net revenue, and holding up well against previous quarters and expected losses in a declining solar prices market. Canadian Solar Beats Guidance In Solid First Quarter was…

Canadian Solar To Provide 268 Megawatts Of Solar Modules To Massive Dubai Solar Park

Canadian Solar, one of the world's leading solar power companies, announced this week that it will be providing 268 megawatts worth of solar modules to the first phase of the 800-megawatt Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. Canadian Solar To Provide 268 …

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