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Solarfun Releases New Greenhouse Line of PV Modules

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Solarfun Releases New Greenhouse Line of PV Modules06:00 EDT Tuesday, September 28, 2010SHANGHAI, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. ("Solarfun" or the "Company") (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic ("PV") cells and modules in China, is pleased to announce the release of its new "Greenhouse" line of PV modules.  The sleek and seamless Greenhouse models have been custom-designed and manufactured for greenhouse applications to provide an innovative solar power solution for modern agricultural buildings.  Developed in collaboration with a leading architecture firm specializing in greenhouse design, Solarfun's Greenhouse modules are designed and manufactured to deliver high performance and reliability, with cell efficiencies reaching up to 17.6% under test conditions.  In addition, the modules are based on a frame configuration that simplifies overall system design. The Greenhouse modules are easy to install, and have no special requirements for drainage or mounting.  As with all of its products, Solarfun provides convenient local technical and installation support."We are pleased to release our latest application-specific solution to meet the unique requirements of greenhouse customers," said Dr. Mohan Narayanan, Vice President of Technology at Solarfun. "Solarfun's research efforts involve applying our high efficiency and reliability standards to new and innovative forms that provide unique solar power solutions for different markets."Solarfun has obtained international ISO 9001 quality and ISO 14001 environmental standard certifications. Solarfun's Greenhouse modules conform to CE, IEC61215, IEC61730 and UL1703 requirements, and are backed by Solarfun's 25-year limited warranty.  About Solarfun Solarfun Power Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: SOLF) is a leading manufacturer of solar PV cells and modules in China, focusing on delivering high quality and reliable products at competitive prices. Solarfun produces its monocrystalline and polycrystalline products at its internationally certified, vertically-integrated manufacturing facilities. Solarfun partners with third-party distributors, OEM manufacturers, and system integrators to sell its modules into large-scale utility, commercial and governmental, and residential/small commercial markets. Solarfun maintains a strong global presence with local staff throughout Europe, North America, and Asia. Solarfun embraces environmental responsibility and sustainability by taking an active role in the photovoltaic cycle voluntary recycling program. For more information, visit: www.solarfun-power.com. SOLF-G For further information, please contact:    Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.              Investor Contact:              Paul Combs              V.P. Strategic Planning              Building 1, 18th Floor              1199 Minsheng Road, Shanghai, PRC 200135              P. R. China              Tel:  86-21-3852 1533 / Mobile:  86 138 1612 2768              E-mail: paul.combs@solarfun-power.com              Media Contact:              Fancy Li              Senior Marketing Manager, Global              E-mail: fancy.li@solarfun-power.com    Christensen              Kathy Li              Tel:  +1 480 614 3036              E-mail:  kli@ChristensenIR.com              Tip Fleming              Tel:  +852 9212 0684              E-mail:  tfleming@ChristensenIR.comSOURCE Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.For further information: Investors, Paul Combs, V.P. Strategic Planning, 86-21-3852 1533, or Mobile, 86 138 1612 2768, paul.combs@solarfun-power.com, or Media, Fancy Li, Senior Marketing Manager, Global, fancy.li@solarfun-power.com, both of Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.; or Kathy Li, +1-480-614-3036, kli@ChristensenIR.com, or Tip Fleming, +852 9212 0684, tfleming@ChristensenIR.com, both of Christensen, for Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd.