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Press Release -- August 8th, 2012

JA Solar Establishes Office in Japan

SHANGHAI, China,Aug. 8, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) –JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:JASO) (“JA Solar” or the “Company”), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of high-performance solar power products, today announced that it has opened an office inTokyo, Japan, to provide marketing and sales support as well as technical support services to itsJapan-based customers.

“JA Solarhas established a strong presence inJapanand this new office will help drive our continued growth in this promising market,” said Dr.Peng Fang, CEO ofJA Solar. “Japanese customers have stringent demands in terms of product quality and efficiency and trustJA Solarto 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 inJapanand 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.
The contact details forJA Solar’s new office inJapan are:

JA Solar Japan Limited
Nippon Building 6F 614, 2-6-2 Otemachi
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Japan 100-0004
Tel: +81-03-3242-1288
Fax: +81-03-3242-1289

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as “may,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “aim,” “intend,” “plan,” “believe,” “estimate,” “potential,” “continue,” and other similar statements. Statements other than statements of historical facts in this announcement are forward-looking statements, including but not limited to, our expectations regarding the expansion of our manufacturing capacities, our future business development, and our beliefs regarding our production output and production outlook. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties and are based on current expectations, assumptions, estimates and projections about the Company and the industry. Further information regarding these and other risks is included in Form 20-F and other documents filed with theSecurities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements, except as may be required by law. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, it cannot assure you that its expectations will turn out to be correct, and investors are cautioned that actual results may differ materially from the anticipated results.

About JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.

JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd.is a leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. The Company is one of the world’s largest producers of solar cells. Its standard and high-efficiency product offerings are among the most powerful and cost-effective in the industry. The Company also produces solar modules that it distributes under its own brand and produces on behalf of solar manufacturers globally. The Company shipped 1.69 GW of solar power products in 2011. JA Solaris headquartered in Shanghai, China, and maintains production facilities in Shanghai, as well as Hebei, Jiangsuand Anhuiprovinces. For more information, please visit www.jasolar.com.

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CONTACT: In China

         Martin Reidy
         Brunswick Group
         Tel: +86-10-5960-8600
         E-mail:jasolar@brunswickgroup.com

         In the U.S.

         Cindy Zheng
         Brunswick Group
         Tel: +1-212-333-3810
         E-mail:jasolar@brunswickgroup.com

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