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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.
TypePublic
Founded2001
HQGuelph, CA
Websitecanadiansolar.com
Employee Ratings3.1

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)12,129(+25%)
Job Openings9
Revenue (FY, 2016)$2.9 B(-17%)
Share Price (Mar 2019)$23.7

Key People/Management at Canadian Solar

Shawn Qu

Shawn Qu

Chairman, President & CEO
Zhang Pingan

Zhang Pingan

Svp & CCO
Dan Carter

Dan Carter

Manager
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Canadian Solar Office Locations

Canadian Solar has offices in Guelph, Abu Dhabi, Ataşehir, Bengaluru and in 13 other locations
Guelph, CA (HQ)
545 Speedvale Ave W
Cremorne, AU
165 Cremorne St
São Paulo, BR
999 Av. Roque Petroni Júnior
Nanjing Shi, CN
Jiao Tong Yin Hang ( Lu Shan Lu )
München, DE
94 Landsberger Str.
Bengaluru, IN
24/1 Vittal Mallya Road
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Canadian Solar Financials and Metrics

Canadian Solar Revenue

Canadian Solar's revenue was reported to be $2.85 b in FY, 2016 which is a 17.7% decrease from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

2.9b

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

(17.7%)

Market capitalization (13-Mar-2019)

1.4b

Closing stock price (13-Mar-2019)

23.7
Canadian Solar's current market capitalization is $1.4 b.
USDFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Revenue

3.0b3.5b2.9b

Revenue growth, %

17%(18%)
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Canadian Solar Operating Metrics

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

Late-Stage Solar Project Pipeline, MWp

2.40 k2.50 k2.40 k2.50 k2 k2.10 k2.40 k2 k2.10 k2.16 k

Solar Cell Manufacturing Capacity, MW

1.50 k2.70 k2.44 k3.77 k

Solar Power Projects in Operation, MWp

163.90 257 398.10 437.50 472 948 1.20 k1.16 k

Total Solar Project Pipeline, MW

8.50 k10.30 k13.50 k20.40 k
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Canadian Solar Revenue Breakdown

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Canadian Solar revenue breakdown by business segment: 96.2% from Module and 3.8% from Other

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Canadian Solar Online and Social Media Presence

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Canadian Solar News and Updates

Canadian Solar Won 94 MWp of Subsidy-Free Electricity Contracts in Alberta's Public Power Auction

GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has won three solar power contracts with Alberta's Ministry of Infrastructure, for a total of...

Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market 2019 Global Key Players – Jinko Solar, Trina Solar, Canadian Solar, JA Solar - Analysis and Forecast to 2024

Wiseguyreports.Com Publish New Market Research Report On -“Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2019 - 2024” Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Canadian Solar to Present at the 21st Annual Needham Growth Conference in New York City

GUELPH, Ontario, Jan. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is scheduled to present at the 21st Annual Needham Growth Conference on Tuesday January 15, 2019 at the Lotte New York Palace Hotel...

Canadian Solar Announces JPY6.3 Billion Closing of Solar Equity Securitization in Japan

GUELPH, Ontario, Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has completed the closing of its first equity securitization in Japan. This transaction is the...

Canadian Solar and TrailStone Sign a 10-year PPA for an Unsubsidized Solar Portfolio in Italy

GUELPH, Ontario, Dec. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. ("Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies and TrailStone GmbH ("TrailStone"), a global commodities trader and an investor in strategic commodity assets, today announced they...

Canadian Solar to Present at Haitong Securities Investment Strategy Conference

GUELPH, Ontario, Dec. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it is scheduled to present at Haitong Securities Investment Strategy Conference on Thursday, December 13 at the Kerry Hotel in Shanghai....
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Canadian Solar Blogs

Canadian Solar Announces Date of its Q4/FY 2018 Earnings Conference Call, Updates its Guidance for 4Q 2018, and Provides a Preliminary Assessment of the Potential Impact of PG&E's Bankruptcy on its Project Pipeline

GUELPH, Ontario , Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (" Canadian Solar " or the "Company") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies today announced it plans to report its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year 2018 on Thursday, March 21, 2019 .

Canadian Solar Secures 295 Million Brazilian Reais Financing for the Salgueiro Project in Brazil

GUELPH, Ontario , Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or " Canadian Solar ") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has secured a 295 million Brazilian reais ( US$80 million ) financing from Banco do Nordeste S.A.

Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 333MWp Darlington Point Solar Farm in Australia

Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 333MWp Darlington Point Solar Farm in Australia Content Import Thu, 01/17/2019 - 07:03 Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 333MWp Darlington Point Solar Farm in Australia 01/1…

Canadian Solar Delivered 2.6 GW of High Efficiency Anti-LeTID PERC Solar Modules Worldwide

Canadian Solar Delivered 2.6 GW of High Efficiency Anti-LeTID PERC Solar Modules Worldwide Content Import Thu, 01/10/2019 - 08:06 Canadian Solar Delivered 2.6 GW of High Efficiency Anti-LeTID PERC Solar Modules Worldwide 01/10/19 This release is a backfill fr…

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of 18 MWp Solar Power Projects in Chile

Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of 18 MWp Solar Power Projects in Chile Content Import Mon, 01/07/2019 - 07:05 Canadian Solar Completes the Sale of 18 MWp Solar Power Projects in Chile 01/07/19 This release is a backfill from a News Wire Gene…

Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 175 MWp Finley Solar Farm in Australia

Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 175 MWp Finley Solar Farm in Australia Content Import Thu, 01/03/2019 - 07:03 Canadian Solar to Provide EPC Services and Supply Solar Modules for 175 MWp Finley Solar Farm in Australia 01/03/19 …
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Canadian Solar Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Canadian Solar founded?

    Canadian Solar was founded in 2001.

  • Who are Canadian Solar key executives?

    Canadian Solar's key executives are Shawn Qu, Zhang Pingan and Dan Carter.

  • How many employees does Canadian Solar have?

    Canadian Solar has 12,129 employees.

  • What is Canadian Solar revenue?

    Latest Canadian Solar annual revenue is $2.9 b.

  • What is Canadian Solar revenue per employee?

    Latest Canadian Solar revenue per employee is $235.2 k.

  • Who are Canadian Solar competitors?

    Competitors of Canadian Solar include JA Solar, BuffaloGrid and SolarReserve.

  • Where is Canadian Solar headquarters?

    Canadian Solar headquarters is located at 545 Speedvale Ave W, Guelph.

  • Where are Canadian Solar offices?

    Canadian Solar has offices in Guelph, Abu Dhabi, Ataşehir, Bengaluru and in 13 other locations.

  • How many offices does Canadian Solar have?

    Canadian Solar has 17 offices.