JA Solar Holdings announced that it has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan, to provide marketing and sales support as well as technical support services to its Japan-based customers.
"JA Solar has established a strong presence in Japan and this new office will help drive our continued growth in this promising market," said Dr. Peng Fang, CEO of JA Solar. "Japanese customers have stringent demands in terms of product quality and efficiency and trust JA Solar to meet their exacting requirements. We have established excellent relationships with prominent Japanese partners that provide us with access to the fast-growing rooftop and megawatt-scale solar farm markets. Our local office will bring us closer to our partners in Japan and ensure that we can provide them with the services and support they need to grow their businesses."
According to independent research by SolarBuzz, the Japanese PV market is expected to grow 64% year-on-year in 2012 to 2.05 GW.