Canadian Solar's e-STORAGE Launches SolBank 3.0 with Higher
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Dec 12, 2023

Canadian Solar's e-STORAGE Launches SolBank 3.0 with Higher Density and Advanced Safety

") (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced that e-STORAGE , which is part of the Company's majority-owned subsidiary CSI Solar Co., Ltd. ("

"), will launch SolBank 3.0 , the latest iteration of its utility-scale energy storage system.

With a power up to 2.35 MW and capacity of 5 MWh, SolBank 3.0 seamlessly integrates high energy density cells, advanced safety system, smart liquid cooling, and active balance system controls. Solbank 3.0, housed in a 20-ft container, boasts a remarkable up to 45% increase in product-level capacity and up to 40% decrease in commissioning time, compared to its previous generation.

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SolBank 3.0 is equipped with a pack and electrical redundancy protection system, smart abnormal performance detection, multi-level fire alarm, and suppression protection, all of these ensuring product safety. At the same time, the optimized thermal management system reduces auxiliary power consumption by up to 30% compared to the previous generation. SolBank 3.0's flexible and modular design is compatible with different power conversion systems (PCS). 

, President of e-STORAGE, commented, "SolBank 3.0 sets a new standard in energy storage solutions and provides enhanced operational efficiency and reliability. SolBank 3.0 features exceptional new elements like higher energy density cells and advanced safety design. In addition, our e-STORAGE team also provides value-added services, such as system capacity maintenance and augmentations, operation and maintenance, and plant optimization. I am very proud of our e-STORAGE team for their continuous efforts in innovation and delivering to our customers the best-in-class energy storage solutions." 

and is one of the world's largest solar technology and renewable energy companies. It is a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules, provider of solar energy and battery storage solutions, and developer of utility-scale solar power and battery storage projects with a geographically diversified pipeline in various stages of development. Over the past 22 years,

has successfully delivered over 110 GW of premium-quality, solar photovoltaic modules to customers across the world. Likewise, since entering the project development business in 2010,

has developed, built, and connected around 9.3 GWp of solar power projects and over 3 GWh of battery storage projects across the world. Currently, the Company has around 850 MWp of solar power projects in operation, 7.8 GWp of projects under construction or in backlog (late-stage), and an additional 18.7 GWp of projects in the advanced and early-stage pipeline. In addition, the Company has a total battery storage project development pipeline of approximately 55 GWh, including approximately 5 GWh under construction or in backlog, and an additional 50 GWh at advanced and early-stage development.

is one of the most bankable companies in the solar and renewable energy industry, having been publicly listed on the NASDAQ since 2006. For additional information about the Company, follow

and a leading company specializing in the design, manufacturing, and integration of battery energy storage systems for utility-scale applications. The Company offers its own proprietary LFP battery solution, comprehensive EPC services, and innovative solutions aimed at improving grid operations, integrating clean energy, and contributing to a sustainable future. e-STORAGE has

. To date, e-STORAGE has successfully implemented over 3.3 GWh DC of battery energy storage solutions in various locations, including

. This significant accomplishment solidifies e-STORAGE's position as a key player in the global energy storage integration industry. Currently, the Company operates two fully automated, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities with an annual production capacity of 10 GWh. e-STORAGE is fully equipped to continue providing high-quality, scalable energy storage solutions and contribute to the widespread adoption of clean energy. Please refer to the Media&PR section of the e-STORAGE website for images and additional information about e-STORAGE, follow the LinkedIn page or visit www.csestorage.com .

Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. These statements are made under the "Safe Harbor" provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by such terms as "believes," "expects," "anticipates," "intends," "estimates," the negative of these terms, or other comparable terminology. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include general business, regulatory and economic conditions and the state of the solar and battery storage market and industry; geopolitical tensions and conflicts, including impasses, sanctions and export controls; volatility, uncertainty, delays and disruptions related to the COVID-19 pandemic; supply chain disruptions; governmental support for the deployment of solar power; future available supplies of high-purity silicon; demand for end-use products by consumers and inventory levels of such products in the supply chain; changes in demand from significant customers; changes in demand from major markets, such as Japan, the U.S., China, Brazil and Europe; changes in effective tax rates; changes in customer order patterns; changes in product mix; changes in corporate responsibility, especially environmental, social and governance ("ESG") requirements; capacity utilization; level of competition; pricing pressure and declines in or failure to timely adjust average selling prices; delays in new product introduction; delays in utility-scale project approval process; delays in utility-scale project construction; delays in the completion of project sales; continued success in technological innovations and delivery of products with the features that customers demand; shortage in supply of materials or capacity requirements; availability of financing; exchange and inflation rate fluctuations; uncertainties related to the CSI Solar carve-out listing; litigation and other risks as described in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its annual report on Form 20-F filed on April 18, 2023. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot guarantee future results, level of activity, performance, or achievements. Investors should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements. All information provided in this press release is as of today's date, unless otherwise stated, and Canadian Solar undertakes no duty to update such information, except as required under applicable law.


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