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JA Solar Completes Acquisition of Solar Silicon Valley

SHANGHAI, China, Dec 1, 2011 (GlobeNewswire via COMTEX) --

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd., (Nasdaq:JASO) ("JA Solar" or the "Company"), one of the world's largest manufacturers of high-performance solar cells and solar power products, today announced that it has successfully completed its previously announced acquisition of Silver Age Holdings Limited, a British Virgin Islands company that owns 100% of Solar Silicon Valley Electronic Science and Technology Co., Ltd. ("Solar Silicon Valley"), a leading producer of mono-crystalline solar wafers based in China.

JA Solar issued 30.901 million ordinary shares to the sellers, including Jinglong Group Co., Ltd., an affiliate of the Company, as consideration.

Located in the Yanjiao Economic & Technology Development Zone in Langfang City, Hebei Province, Solar Silicon Valley operates a wafer production facility and also produces quartz crucibles, a key consumable material used in the solar manufacturing industry.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. These statements constitute "forward-looking" statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and as defined in the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as "may," "expect," "anticipate," "aim," "intend," "plan," "believe," "estimate," "potential," "continue," and other similar statements. Statements other than statements of historical facts in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, our expectations regarding the expansion of our manufacturing capacities, our future business development, and our beliefs regarding our production output and production outlook. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the industry. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Form 20-F and other documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that its expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products. The company sells its products to solar manufacturers worldwide, who assemble and integrate solar cells into modules and systems that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.

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SOURCE: JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

CONTACT: In China
Martin Reidy
Brunswick Group
Tel: +86-10-5960-8600
E-mail:jasolar@brunswickgroup.com
In the U.S.
Cindy Zheng
Brunswick Group
Tel: +1-212-333-3810
E-mail:jasolar@brunswickgroup.com