October 21, 2008

Suntech to Announce Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results on November 20, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and WUXI, China, Oct. 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. , the world's largest photovoltaic (PV) module manufacturer, will announce its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, before the U.S. market opens on Thursday, November 20, 2008. Suntech management will host a conference call that day at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (which corresponds to 9:00 p.m. Beijing/Hong Kong time and 1:00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time on November 20, 2008) to discuss the company's results.

To access the conference call, please dial +1-617-213-8835 (for U.S. callers) or +852-3002-1672 (for international callers) and ask to be connected to the Suntech earnings conference call. A live and archived webcast of the conference call will be available on Suntech's website at http://www.suntech-power.com/ under Investor Center: Financial Events.

A telephonic replay of the conference call will be available until December 3, 2008 by dialing +1-617-801-6888 (passcode: 43949184).

About Suntech

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. is the world's leading solar energy company as measured by both production output and capacity of solar modules. Suntech is passionate about improving the environment we live in and dedicated to developing advanced solar solutions that enable sustainable development. Suntech designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a variety of high-quality, cost-effective and environmentally friendly solar products for electric power applications in the residential, commercial, industrial, and public utility sectors. Suntech offers one of the broadest ranges of BIPV products under the MSK Solar Design Line(TM). Suntech has sales offices worldwide and is a market share leader in key global solar markets. For more information, please visit http://www.suntech-power.com/ .

   For further information, please contact:    In China:    Rory Macpherson    Investor Relations Director    Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.    Tel:   +86-21-6288-5574    Email: [email protected]    In the United States:    Sanjay M. Hurry    Vice President    The Piacente Group, Inc.    Tel:   +1-212-481-2050    Email: [email protected]  

Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.

CONTACT: In China - Rory Macpherson, Investor Relations Director, SuntechPower Holdings Co., Ltd., +86-21-6288-5574, [email protected]; In theUnited States - Sanjay M. Hurry, Vice President, The Piacente Group, Inc., +1-212-481-2050, [email protected] for Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd.