Xantrex Technology Inc. will form a joint venture with Shanghai Power Transmission & Distribution Co., Ltd. (SPTD) to design, manufacture and sell solar and wind power electronics products exclusively for the renewable energy market in China from a facility to be built in Shanghai, China.

China's new Renewable Energy law has made one of the largest state-sponsored commitments toward renewable energy by requiring 15 percent of the country's energy mix to be from renewable energy sources by the year 2020.