Suntech America Partners with CPF to Power its Partner Portal

Anaheim, CA – October 27, 2009 – Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP), the world’s leading manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic (PV) modules, has partnered with Clean Power Finance, Inc. (CPF) to develop a web-based sales and marketing platform to serve its network of approximately 200 domestic installers and help its dealers generate more sales. This proprietary Partner Portal is being launched as part of Suntech America’s North American Partner Program in January 2010. Designed to simplify the solar sales process for Suntech partners, the Partner Portal includes a customized version of CPF Tools, the industry-leading software as a service (SaaS) offering for solar professionals from Clean Power Finance.

From the Partner Portal, Suntech partners will be able to manage their Suntech account, receive and track verified leads, and access a variety of sales and marketing resources provided by Clean Power Finance. By utilizing the Partner Portal, Suntech partners will gain access to CPF’s state of the art proposal generation and CRM tool, allowing them to:

– Produce professional and fully customizable proposals in a few simple steps,
– Utilize a continuously updated, comprehensive database of utility rates, incentives, and rebates
– Track and manage their customers from interest to installation from one central location, and
– Produce accurate quotes using pre-loaded Suntech solar modules.

These resources will ultimately enable Suntech partners nationwide to grow, manage, and close more business.

About Suntech

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NYSE: STP) is the world’s leading solar energy company as measured by production output of crystalline silicon solar modules. Suntech designs, develops, manufactures, and markets premium quality, high-output, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solar products for electric power applications in the residential, commercial, industrial, and public utility sectors. Suntech’s patent-pending Pluto technology for crystalline silicon solar cells improves power output by up to 12% compared to conventional production methods. Suntech also offers one of the broadest ranges of building-integrated solar products.

Suntech designs and delivers commercial and utility scale solar power systems in China and the United States. With regional headquarters in China, Switzerland and San Francisco and sales offices worldwide, Suntech is passionate about improving the environment we live in and dedicated to developing advanced solar solutions that enable sustainable development.

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About Clean Power Finance

Clean Power Finance is the leading provider of integrated software, services and financing solutions to the solar industry. Based in San Francisco, the company’s mission is to drive the adoption of renewable energy in the mass market. Clean Power Finance delivers an end-to-end solution that supports sales and marketing business processes for integrators, distributors and manufacturers. Since its introduction, the CPF Tools software platform has garnered enthusiastic reviews and currently supports over 30 percent of the solar installer community nationwide.

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