Founded in Toronto in 2001, Canadian Solar Inc provides a range of solar energy solutions and is a leading global manufacturer of solar PV modules. As one of the world’s top five manufacturers, Canadian Solar is making a real difference by delivering more clean, safe and affordable solar energy to the world.
Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer founded Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) in 2001 in Canada, with a bold mission: to foster sustainable development and to create a better and cleaner earth for future generations by bringing electricity powered by the sun to millions of people worldwide. Under Dr. Qu’s leadership, we have grown into one of the world’s largest solar photovoltaic products and energy solutions providers, as well as one of the largest solar power plant developers globally.
We have cumulatively delivered over 38 GW of solar modules to thousands of customers in more than 150 countries, enough to meet the clean, green energy needs of approximately 10 million households. We have nearly 13,000 dedicated employees to strive each day to make this mission a reality.
No. 1 Top Bankable Manufacturer Rated by BloombergNEF in 2019*