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Hanwha Qcells Receives 8th Consecutive PVEL Top Performer Accolade Along With EUPD Research and n-tv Life & Living Awards

June 16, 2023
  • For the eighth consecutive year, Hanwha Qcells solar modules have been rated as a Top Performer in PVEL’s PV Module Reliability Scorecard, underlining the company’s unwavering commitment to quality engineering.
  • Hanwha Qcells was also recognized for its module and brand quality, receiving additional consecutive awards from EUPD Research and Germany’s n-tv.
  • The awards further strengthen Hanwha Qcells’ reputation as a trusted company that reliably delivers high-quality solar modules throughout the globe.
Hanwha Qcells' Q.PEAK DUO module series received the Top Performer award for eight consecutive years.

Hanwha Qcells' Q.PEAK DUO module series, shown above, secures the Top Performer accolade for the eighth year in a row, highlighting Hanwha Qcells' dedication to delivering exceptional quality and long-lasting performance

Hanwha Solutions Qcells Division (Hanwha Qcells), a leading global provider of completely clean energy, announced it has been recognized as a Top Performer in the PV Evolution Labs (PVEL) PV Module Reliability Scorecard 2023 . This marks the eighth consecutive year in which Hanwha Qcells has earned such an esteemed ranking.

PVEL is an industry-leading independent laboratory, and its Reliability Scorecard is widely regarded as a benchmark for solar module performance. PVEL samples and tests solar modules from top manufacturers as part of its Product Qualification Program (PQP), using the results as a guideline for its annual PV Module Reliability Scorecard.

“To consistently earn recognition for eight years in a row from PVEL’s respected Reliability Scorecard is a testament to Hanwha Qcells’ unwavering commitment to quality engineering,” said CEO of Hanwha Qcells Justin Lee. “Our focus has always been on pushing the boundaries of photovoltaic performance, and we take great pride in offering our customers high-efficiency solar modules that endure in the field – offering invaluable peace of mind for those seeking a low maintenance, reliable solar-powered future.”

Hanwha Qcells has consistently secured Top Performer recognition for its Q.PEAK DUO module series, which are manufactured with the company’s proprietary Q.ANTUM Technology . The modules are designed to ensure premium power output over their 25-year warranty and were also the first in the industry to pass TÜV Rheinland’s new standard-raising Quality Controlled PV (QCPV) certification program , the most extensive and stringent standard in the PV industry to date.

Enduring Performance from an Enduring Brand

While Hanwha Qcells’ reputation for consistently delivering reliably high-quality solar modules is widely recognized, the company also polls well in consumer consciousness, leading to the award of two additional seals this year for Hanwha Qcells’ brand image.

In Europe and the U.S., Hanwha Qcells has once again snapped up the Top Brand PV seal from EUPD Research — an internationally renowned energy research institute. This is the 10th consecutive year that Hanwha Qcells has earned this seal in Europe and the second year running in the U.S., where it reaffirmed its position as the leading solar module provider in the residential as well as commercial markets.

The Top Brand PV 2023 seal further cements Hanwha Qcells’ reputation for trust and reliability in the PV markets of Europe and the U.S. Companies that are awarded this seal must garner an excellent score in EUPD Research’s Global PV InstallerMonitor survey, which compiles feedback and opinions from thousands of participating solar installers worldwide.

Particularly in Germany, a major PV market in Europe, Hanwha Qcells solidified its positive brand presence. German consumers have voted Hanwha Qcells as the top solar technology brand in the 2023 n-tv Life & Living Award for the fourth year running. The award is based on one of Germany’s leading customer satisfaction surveys, which polls more than 50,000 consumers for their opinion on 650 companies or brands active in the country.

Germany’s residential solar market boomed in 2022, growing 52% in size compared to 2021, with more than 200,000 new home solar systems added to rooftops, according to the Bundesnetzagentur and the German Solar Association (BSW).

With demand for home solar solutions at an all-time high and annual growth expected to be strong for years to come, Hanwha Qcells aims to deliver consistent quality throughout its brand products and technological excellence to German consumers.

Hanwha Qcells

Hanwha Qcells (Hanwha Solutions Qcells division) is one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, recognized for its established reputation as a manufacturer of high-performance, high-quality solar cells, and modules, a portfolio of intelligent storage systems, and a growing international pipeline of large-scale renewable energy projects. Hanwha Qcells also provides renewable electricity retail services and packages to end customers the world over. The company is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Malaysia, China, and South Korea. Hanwha Qcells strives to offer Completely Clean Energy through the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, storage solutions, renewable electricity contracting, and large-scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa, and the Middle East, Hanwha Qcells provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental, and residential markets.

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Hanwha Solutions

Hanwha Solutions aims to deliver sustainable solutions for the planet through smart energy solutions and customer-focused materials. The Company operates its business through three divisions: Qcells, Chemical, and Insight. The Qcells Division offers total energy solutions from photovoltaic module manufacturing, power plant operation to electricity retailing service. Long recognized as a prominent leader in the chemicals industry, the Chemical Division is growing into a global green energy materials company with its cutting-edge solutions for eco-friendly materials. The Insight Division is providing differentiated solutions through comprehensive development and financing for projects such as cities, smart green industrial complexes, renewable energy, premium real estate and premium content. With its innovative technologies for sustainable growth, Hanwha Solutions strives to become a global leader in bringing a better future for humanity.

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