TW (Tongwei) Solar (Module) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tongwei company, the first PV manufacturer to be listed as a global Fortune Top 500 company. It is a high-tech organisation committed to the in-depth R&D and intelligent manufacturing of high-efficiency PV modules. Based on its vertically integrated industrial layout, it has established a technology R&D operation with totally independent intellectual property rights, an industry-leading production and manufacturing system in terms of intelligence and digitization, a global marketing and business service system and four major production bases in the Chinese cities of Hefei, Jintang, Yancheng and Nantong. The company has more than 11,000 employees and had a production capacity of 80GW at the end of 2023.
AIKO is a global leader in clean energy technology, its business mainly focusing on the manufacture of photovoltaic products and all-in-one solutions for numerous scenarios, including solar cells, ABC (All Back Contact) modules, inverters, battery storage and energy management systems. With its mission to “empower the global energy transition towards a carbon-free society”, the company is committed to pursuing ultimate technological innovation and accelerating the process to reach carbon neutrality.
Founded in 2000, LONGi is committed to being the world’s leading solar technology company, focusing on customer-driven value creation for full scenario energy transformation.
Under its mission of ‘Utilizing Solar Energy, Building a Green World’ and brand philosophy of ‘Steadfast and Reliable Technology Leadership’, LONGi has dedicated itself to technology innovation and established five business sectors, covering mono silicon wafers, cells and modules, commercial & industrial distributed solar solutions, green energy solutions and hydrogen equipment. The company has honed its capabilities to provide green energy and has, more recently, also embraced green hydrogen products and solutions to support global zero carbon development.
Part of the CHINT Group, Astronergy is a globally recognized cell and module manufacturer and, founded in 2006, was among the first private Chinese companies to enter the PV sector. A major player in the n-type TOPCon module field, the company has been ranked as a “Top Performer” by PVEL on no less than seven occasions and has a footprint in over 140 countries and regions worldwide, with offices in markets including Germany, Spain, the Netherlands, the US and Brazil.
Originally founded in 1986 in Grenoble – France, ECM Greentech is an advanced engineering company specialized in the development and manufacturing of photovoltaic and semi-conductor capital equipment and turnkey lines backed by disruptive technology: Process technology solutions, covering applications for high volume PV and IC manufacturing, Photovoltaic and Semicon R&D and mass production manufacturing equipment. Reduced-pressure diffusion, oxidation, PECVD and LPCVD, together with integrated wafer handling automation systems. Complete manufacturing lines for silicon based solar cell and modules, using PERC, passivated contacts or IBC, and next-generation high-efficiency solar cell technologies. ECM Greentech’s primary mission is to deliver leading-edge industrial and technological solutions to the renewable energy industry. We are committed to deliver innovative and cost-effective products and services on time that meet our customer requirements through continual improvement of quality and work practices.
From our base in Frankfurt, Germany, we design, build and ship PV measurement technology worldwide. We manufacture strictly in compliance with ISO9001 and ISO14001 standards. Our product portfolio ranges from advanced IV testers for the mass production of solar modules to solutions for the entire photovoltaic chain. All instruments are supplied with state-of-the-art halm software. Our in-house development ensures the seamless operation of the equipment and offers leading-edge data visualization, analysis, and monitoring.
In addition to well-known PV manufacturers, our clients include many testing institutes such as TÜV Rheinland, Fraunhofer ISE, TÜV Süd, CPVT, PV EL, ISFH, and CFV.
halm is owner-operated and looks back on more than 20 years of experience in the PV metrology field. Our unmatched technology combined with meticulous attention to detail, exceptional customer service and unlimited product upgradeability have made us the undisputed technology leader in our field.
Huasun Energy is an innovative company specializing in the development and industrialisation of ultra-high efficiency HJT technology. Its excellent product performance and unique innovation capability has resulted in the company being ranked as a Tier 1 manufacturer by BNEF and a ‘Top Performer’ by PVEL.
With a current annual production capacity of 20GW, Huasun is the world’s largest HJT manufacturer, with plans to increase capacity to 40GW+ in 2025.’
JinkoSolar is one of the best known module manufacturers in the solar industry, with a well earned reputation for its innovative products. The company has a footprint in more than 160 countries and regions around the world, serving over 3,000 clients. As of the end of Q1 2023, it operated a total of 14 global production bases in China, the United States, Malaysia and Vietnam and its cumulative module shipments had exceeded 150GW.
Suzhou Maxwell Technologies is a high-end equipment manufacturer integrating mechanical design, electrical research & development, software development and precision manufacturing.
Dedicated to the solar PV, display and semiconductor industries, the company develops, manufactures and sells core intelligent high-end equipment, including fully automated solar cell screen printing production lines, turn-key solutions for HJT high-efficiency solar cell manufacturing, OLED film laser cutting equipment and mini/micro LED and semiconductor wafer equipment.
By virtue of the advantages of its cutting-edge technology and product manufacturing, combined with its responsiveness, Maxwell has established numerous ongoing partnerships with mainstream solar cell and module manufacturers, establishing itself as a high-quality brand in both domestic and global markets.
The company has been listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange since November 2018 (Stock Code: 300751).
NexWafe designs, develops and pilots a proprietary process to produce ultra-thin, high-efficiency, n-type mono green solar wafers, making photovoltaics more sustainable and efficient. Fully compatible with conventional cell manufacturing, NexWafe’s process reduces carbon dioxide emissions by 70%. NexWafe’s continuous, direct gas-to-wafer manufacturing minimizes kerf loss, resulting in wafers that are thinner and more efficient than conventional wafers. NexWafe’s in-line, ultra-scalable process extends PV solar’s cost-down roadmap and helps bring forward the energy transition. The company was spun out from Fraunhofer ISE in 2015.
Qcells 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, portfolio of intelligent storage systems, and growing international pipeline of large-scale renewable energy projects. 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) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Malaysia, China, and South Korea. Qcells offers 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 North America, Europe, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, Qcells provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets.
Risen Energy was founded in 1986 and is a hi-tech PV module manufacturer. The company exports its products to more than 50 countries and regions around the world, including Europe, North America, South Africa and Southeast Asia, has over 45 core technologies and operates its own national level photovoltaic laboratory in China
The Runergy Group founded in 2013，is recognized as one of the industry’s most innovative technology companies, ranked among the top three globally for cell shipments for three consecutive years from 2020 to 2022. As of the end of 2022, the company’s global production capacity for large-size high-efficiency cells exceeded 25GW, with a module capacity of 3GW, the latter planned to reach 19GW during 2023. Runergy has a number of production bases, including in the Chinese cities of Ningxia, Yancheng, Jianhu and Yunnan and also operates a cell and module facility in Thailand.
Founded in 1997, Trina Solar is a world leading provider of integrated solutions for photovoltaic (PV) smart energy. It is mainly engaged in research and development, production and sales of PV modules, power stations and system products, PV power generation and operation and maintenance services, plus development and sales of intelligent microgrids and multi-energy systems, as well as the operation of energy cloud platforms. In June 2020, Trina Solar was listed on the Science and Technology Innovation Board (STAR Market) of the Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE), becoming the first company providing PV products and systems as well as smart energy to have gone public on the platform.
VON ARDENNE provides industrial equipment for vacuum coatings on materials such as glass, wafers, metal strip and polymer films.
The major international manufacturers of crystalline and thin-film solar modules use our highly productive equipment for their production. We are also cooperating closely with them to develop the next generation of modules.
We have acquired an excellent process know-how based on the more than 300 coating systems we have installed for crystalline solar cells and thin-film solar module providers. This expertise has been incorporated into the development of coating systems for the next generations of high-efficiency solar cells.