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
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 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 (17-Oct-2017)

926 m

Closing share price (17-Oct-2017)

Canadian Solar's current market capitalization is $926 m.
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 Job Categories

Traffic Overview of Canadian Solar

Canadian Solar Online and Social Media Presence

Canadian Solar News and Updates

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 …

Canadian Solar Company Life and Culture

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