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 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
Olifantsfontein, ZA
26 Coachman Cl
Cremorne, AU
165 Cremorne St
Nanjing Shi, CN
Jiao Tong Yin Hang ( Lu Shan Lu )
Bengaluru, IN
24/1 Vittal Mallya Road
München, DE
94 Landsberger Str.
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Canadian Solar Data and Metrics

Canadian Solar Financial Metrics

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 (25-Jul-2017)

958.3 m

Closing share price (25-Jul-2017)

Canadian Solar's current market capitalization is $958.3 m.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


3 b3.5 b2.9 b

Revenue growth, %


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

Solar Cell Manufacturing Capacity, MW

1.5 k2.7 k2.44 k3.77 k

Silicon Wafer Manufacturing Capacity, MW

2604001.4 k

Average PV Modules Selling Price per Watt


Solar System Kits Sold, MW


Solar Power Projects in Operation, MWp

163.9257398.1437.54729481.2 k1.16 k

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