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Tier 1 Solar Panels List 2021
The Tier 1 Solar Panel List was recently released. See what solar module manufacturing companies made the Q1 2021 list below. Please note that this list is updated every quarter.
List of Tier 1 Solar Panels Manufacturers
This ranking system is purely on the financial status of the company. It doesn’t necessarily reflect the panels’ quality, so make sure to review other factors to determine the best pv modules for you.
Other factors to take into consideration when selecting a solar panel:
Efficiency rating (highly efficient)
Cell technology (monocrystalline, polycrystalline)
Number of solar cells
Color of the frame, backsheet, etc.
What manufacturers are new, and who got removed?
New tier 1 manufacturers (not on 2020 list)
Haitai New Energy
Tier 1 manufacturers removed (appeared on the 2020 list):
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Trina Solar: Founded in 1997, Trina Solar Co., Ltd (“Trina Solar”), one of the earliest Chinese solar companies listed on the NYSE, is the leading total solution for solar renewable energy worldwide. By the end of 2017, Trina Solar had delivered more than 30 GW solar modules worldwide, making Trina the world’s leading solar module supplier. It is estimated that Trina could help reduce approximately 30 million tons of carbon dioxide emissions each year.
Hanwha Q Cells: Q CELLS North America is headquartered in Irvine, CA, United States, and handles module sales for the North American region. Collectively, Q CELLS is one of the world’s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells, and modules. It 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., South Korea, Malaysia, and China.
Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications, and solutions, from cells and modules to kits to systems and large-scale solar power plants.
LONGi Solar: Established in 2000, LONGi Solar is a world-leading manufacturer of high-efficiency mono-crystalline solar cells and modules. LONGi Solar has been focusing on MONO for 18 years and is the largest supplier of mono-crystalline silicon wafers worldwide.
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Canadian Solar: Canadian Solar’s leading cell and module technology guarantee world-class stability and reliability backed by 25 years linear performance warranty. All series of regular solar pv modules are manufactured to the strictest engineering guidelines, ensuring each module meets the international standards of quality and safety.
HT-SAAE: HT-SAAE, established on May 28th, 1998, is the first listed company named “aerospace” in China. HT-SAAE mainly integrates polysilicon, solar cells, battery packs, and new "photovoltaic + energy storage" system; air conditioning system, EPS, and other automotive electronic system products; R&D, production, and sales of application products in the civil-military integration fields. Its brands enjoy a wide reputation in the international and domestic markets and have established strategic partnerships with many world-renowned enterprises.
Seraphim: Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co., Ltd. specializes in research, development, production, and sales of solar PV products and provision of related services and provides customers worldwide with high-quality PV products. Seraphim products range from solar cells and modules to system integration and OEM/ODM services.
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VSUN: VSUN was founded in June 2015 with an investment from Japan. VSUN has implemented an elaborate plan for capacity expansion. VSUN Solar products are designed to extend the lifetime value of solar power station assets, minimize downtime, enhance safety availability, and maximize energy generation & profit acquisition.
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