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September 9, 2009

LDK Solar Completes First Polysilicon Production Run at 15,000 MT Polysilicon Plant

Filed under: LDK — Tags: , , , — Jason @ 3:15 am

Wednesday September 9, 2009, 3:15 am EDT

XINYU CITY, China and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — LDK Solar Co., Ltd. (LDK), a leading manufacturer of multicrystalline solar wafers, today announced that it has successfully completed the first production run and initiated production ramp-up of operations of its first 5,000 metric ton (MT) train in its 15,000 MT annualized capacity polysilicon plant in Xinyu, China on September 5, 2009.

A ceremony was held to mark the occasion and was attended by Mr. Su Rong, Secretary of the Jiangxi Provincial Party Committee, Mr. Wu Xinxiong, Governor of Jiangxi, and other government officials. Customers, suppliers and members of LDK Solar’s polysilicon project team were also present to celebrate this important achievement.

“We are pleased to successfully complete of our first production run and begin to ramp manufacturing at our state-of-the-art 15,000 MT polysilicon plant. The construction of this facility has been an unprecedented undertaking for many of us in attendance. This achievement is thanks to our international teamwork and collaboration efforts,” commented Nick Sarno, Senior VP of Manufacturing and Polysilicon Plant Project Manager. Xiaofeng Peng, Chairman and CEO of LDK Solar, also congratulated and thanked the team for their contributions to achieving this goal.

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