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Qcells powers up for Solar + Storage Live UK 2023 exhibition

After a year of unprecedented energy challenges, solar power and battery storage technology are proving attractive to UK consumers, with Qcells’ high-power portfolio at the forefront of a quiet clean energy revolution.


Dutch housing corporation chooses Sunergetic and Qcells for large-scale solar project

Sunergetic, a Qcells installation partner in the Netherlands, will provide more than 11,000 Qcells solar modules to 1,400 homes belonging to Woonopmaat, a Social housing corporation located in Heemskerk.


Qcells and RenEnergy help Cranfield University, UK, achieve Net Zero targets

A disused 4,000 square metre plot at the campus of the UK’s Cranfield University has been transformed into an innovative energy saving hub, thanks to a government grant.


Sunergetic to install 15,000 Qcells solar panels on 1,500 homes in Municipality Venlo, Netherlands

Qcells’ Q.PEAK DUO BLK M-G11S+ solar modules have been selected by Dutch renewable energy experts Sunergetic for an attractive solar scheme with the Municipality of Venlo that supports lower income homeowners.


Show and tell: Qcells’ exciting clean energy transition all set for Intersolar Europe 2023

Qcells’ #CleanEnergyCrew will roll into the Intersolar Europe exhibition in Munich with a whole suite of attractive solar solutions to show and tell: from next-gen solar modules – including an outlook on Qcells’ tandem technology – to innovative financial packages for the home and small business.


Qcells seals recognition for solar quality with 8th consecutive PVEL Top Performer accolade; also secures EuPD Research and n-tv Life & Living awards

For the eighth year in a row, Qcells solar modules have been rated as a Top Performer in PVEL’s PV Module Reliability Scorecard. The company also received recognition for its module and brand quality with awards from EuPD Research and n-tv.


Qcells invests $100 million in pilot line for perovskite tandem cells and modules in Korea

The announcement marks Qcells’ latest effort to seize technological leadership by developing perovskite tandem cells for high-efficiency solar modules.


Qcells is coming to E-World

This year, Qcells will make its exhibitor debut at Europe’s leading energy trade fair – E-World Energy & Water – as industry experts from across the continent descend on Essen, Germany, to shape solutions for a sustainable future.


Qcells retains No. 1 market share in the U.S. residential & commercial solar module segments

The latest U.S. PV Leaderboard Report issued by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables solidifies Qcells as a sustained market leader. With the 2022 results available, Qcells has now held the No.1 market share position in the residential and commercial solar segments for five and four consecutive years, respectively.


Qcells named Winner of the iF DESIGN AWARDS 2023

Qcells’ new brand identity triumphed as one of 2023’s best practices of company branding by a prestigious international design award platform.


Hanwha Solutions and Solarwatt enter into patent licensing agreement

The two companies reach an agreement permitting Solarwatt to continue selling and marketing solar products covered by the licensed patent EP ’689.


Qcells appoints new global CTO

Former GE Renewable Energy expert Danielle Merfeld to join Qcells as Global Chief Technology Officer.


Hanwha Solutions and Trina Solar reach patent licensing and transfer agreement

Both companies have reached a patent licensing and transfer agreement with each other over their intellectual properties.


Qcells bullish on Belgium market ahead of InterSolution solar trade fair

Europe’s first major solar trade exhibition of 2023 – InterSolution in Ghent, Belgium – expected to capture the energised mood of a Belgian market poised for a record-breaking year.


Hanwha Solutions Corporation receives favorable ruling in Inter Partes review proceeding against REC Solar

In an inter partes review proceeding initiated by Hanwha Solutions Corporation, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board has found all challenged claims of REC Solar’s U.S. “Solar Cell Assembly” patent unpatentable.


Qcells Invests $2.5 Billion in Building Complete Solar Supply Chain in U. S.

The company aims to have 8.4-gigawatt of solar panel production capacity by 2024 and hire 2,500 people in the clean-energy sector. It is the largest investment in U.S. solar history to build the nation’s only complete and sustainable solar supply chain.


The Regional Court of Düsseldorf grants Hanwha Solutions’ application for a preliminary injunction for patent infringement against Trina Solar

Parent company of Qcells successfully alleges in preliminary injunction proceedings to German court


Shining through the crisis with solar: TIK GmbH choose Qcells for its rooftop PV

678 solar modules from Qcells are supplying clean electricity to technical industrial plastics producer TIK GmbH in Brandenburg.


Donated solar system brings light to rebuilt Ukrainian school

School 17 in Irpin, a suburb of Kyiv, is the first to receive solar support as the flagship project of Germany’s ‘Solar hilft’ (Solar Helps) campaign


European pilot line for innovative photovoltaic technology based on tandem solar cells

PEPPERONI, a four-year Research and Innovation project co-funded under Horizon Europe and jointly coordinated by Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and Qcells, will support Europe in reaching its renewable energy target of climate neutrality by 2050


Qcells low-carbon solar modules chosen for pivotal PV project at UK’s Ministry of Defence

Around 35,000 Qcells Q.PEAK DUO L-G6.3 certified low-carbon solar modules are to be supplied to the Ministry of Defence under a contract valued at £5.4 million.


Qcells to showcase Completely Clean Energy Solutions at Solar & Storage Live UK 2022

Qcells to exhibit latest storage solution the Q.HOME CORE at booth B1 at Solar & Storage Live, UK.


Qcells aims to tackle Europe energy crisis with solar-powered heat pumps and Q.OMMAND smart energy platform

The company announces a major upgrade to its digitalized energy management platform Q.OMMAND.


Qcells invests in energy platform LYNQTECH

Qcells acquires 66 percent of LYNQTECH GmbH, a subsidiary of enercity AG, to further its focus as a full-service provider of clean energy solutions for residential and commercial end users.


Qcells Awarded EuPD Research 'Top Brand PV 2022' Seals in Multiple Leading Solar Markets

Qcells triumphs as a nine-time and seven-time Top Brand PV winner in Europe and Australia, respectively. On top Qcells was awarded the same seal in the US for the first time.


Hanwha invests $320M in cell and module manufacturing capacity expansions to meet growing solar demand

Hanwha Solutions will expand its solar module factory in U.S. and cell production facility in Korea.


Qcells plugs in Completely Clean Energy for Intersolar Europe 2022

Qcells – resplendent in its new brand and emboldened by its new vision – anticipates an era-defining exhibition in Munich.


Qcells receives the n-tv Life & Living Award as the most popular solar technology provider in Germany for the third time in a row

In a survey of more than 41,000 German consumers, Qcells took first place in overall satisfaction among all solar module manufacturers.


Qcells Unveils New Brand Identity

In line with its ultimate goal to become a complete clean energy solutions provider, Qcells reforms its brand identity by showcasing a new logo, core values, mission and slogan.


Hanwha pledges commitment to build a fully American solar supply chain

Hanwha Solutions to become the largest shareholder of Norway-based U.S. polysilicon manufacturer REC Silicon after acquiring an additional 4.67% stake from Aker Horizons.


Qcells wins LONGi’s appeal in Dutch Court, scope of the cross-border injunction extended

Dutch subsidiary of the LONGi Solar Group also ordered to fulfil additional requirements in protection of Qcells’ rightful intellectual properties.


Qcells and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin achieve record efficiency of 28.7% for 2-terminal perovskite-silicon tandem solar cell

The joint achievement from Qcells and Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin sets a new world record for 2-terminal tandem solar cell efficiency.


Qcells modules give lift-off for Europe’s first solar-powered electric aircraft charging point

The installation at the UK’s Old Buckenham Airfield uses Qcells’ Q.PEAK DUO L-G8 modules to generate photovoltaic electricity for an innovative electric sky jeep.


Qcells scales new heights in power and efficiency with launch of Q.PEAK DUO-G10 module

The latest version of Qcells’ award-winning Q.PEAK DUO module series – the G10 – use larger wafers to pack in more power than ever.


Qcells solar modules bring sweetness and light for Bavarian mustard producer

A 141 kWp installation at Münchner Kindl’s mustard factory in Fürstenfeldbruck, Bavaria, uses 404 Qcells Q.PEAK DUO-G9 solar modules to give this historic family business a sunny dollop of clean energy.


Qcells brings safe AC module solution to Europe with launch of Enphase-powered Q.PEAK DUO ML-G9+/AC

The AC module features the Enphase 7+ Microinverter from Enphase Energy, and will debut across Europe at the end of 2021.


Qcells supplies photovoltaic modules for TotalEnergies' largest solar power plant in France

More than 120,000 low-carbon footprint Qcells solar modules have been installed by TotalEnergies at the 55 MWp project site in Gien (near Orléans), which was part-funded by local residents.


Qcells to showcase Q.HOME CORE storage solution and new low-carbon footprint module at Energaia, France

Qcells' latest integrated inverter and battery system, Q.HOME CORE, will jointly be showcased at the exhibition with the new Q.TRON n-type module.


Hanwha Solutions makes $160.47 million investment in REC Silicon to secure low-carbon polysilicon in US

This investment aims to secure the supply of key photovoltaic raw materials to meet growing US consumer demand for domestically manufactured products. Additional investments are expected once US Congress passes the SEMA bill.


Qcells wins at appeal in enforcement proceedings filed by LONGi and REC at the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court

Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court confirmed decision of the first instance court to impose coercive penalty payment on LONGi and REC for failure to fully meet the requirements of the sentenced obligation to recall products that have been considered patent-infringing in the pending infringement proceedings.


Qcells media statement: Dutch Court Ruling

Following the oral hearing held on September 10, 2021, the Rotterdam District Court in the Netherlands has ordered on October 1, 2021 LONGi (NETHERLANDS) TRADING B.V. the Dutch subsidiary of LONGi Solar to refrain from any activities that incite, promote, in countries where Qcells affiliate HANWHA SOLUTIONS CORPORATION is the registered owner.


Hanwha Solutions completes acquisition of RES France

Hanwha Solutions closes deal to acquire 100% of the equity interest of RES Méditerranée SAS, the mother company of RES SAS, a French renewables development company formerly owned by the RES Group.


Qcells reaches agreement to license use of its patent-protected technology with German solar manufacturer

Agreement allows unnamed German solar company access to Qcells’ patent-protected cell passivation technology.


Qcells successfully develops, sells 50 MW Spain solar PV plant to NextPower III

Qcells successfully developed the Agenor project in Spain, and sold a 100% equity stake to NextPower III ESG institutional solar fund, in June. Now the construction work is in full swing.


Hanwha Solutions intends to accelerate its transition to a leading total energy solutions provider by acquiring RES' French business

Hanwha Solutions Corporation signs an Exclusivity and Put Option Agreement (POA) to acquire 100% of the equity interest of RES Méditerranée SAS, a French renewables development company owned by the RES Group.


Qcells donates solar modules to hurricane-hit region in Colombia

The solar modules will be delivered to educational facilities used by about 5,600 students, to help contribute to power infrastructure restoration and education revitalization.


Agrar Planetal Lütte from Bad Belzig, Germany generates solar power with quality components from Qcells

Agrar Planetal Lütte GmbH in Bad Belzig in the district of Potsdam-Mittelmark benefits from leasing its previously unused roof space for solar power generation using Qcells solar modules and components. securenergy solutions AG has installed a solar systems for an investor with an output of 1.5 MWp. The electricity is fed directly into the public grid, from...


Qcells and Samsung Electronics enter into Zero Energy Home business partnership

By connecting the devices and software platforms of both companies, Qcells and Samsung Electronics will deliver Zero Energy Homes for energy independence and carbon reduction.


Qcells recognized as Top Performer by PVEL for sixth consecutive year

Q.PEAK DUO module series was rated as a Top Performer in the 2021 PV Module Reliability Scorecard published by PVEL.


Qcells launches new modular hybrid storage system into Germany

The new Q.HOME+ ESS HYB-G3 energy storage system from Qcells is available as both a single-phase and three-phase option for greater deployment flexibility for residential and C&I consumers.


Qcells ramps up R&D investment to accelerate commercialization of n-type PV technology

Qcells turbo-boosts its tech leadership efforts with additional €15.5m investment in next-gen solar technology.


Focus Money awards Qcells its "Highest Reputation" seal for the second year in a row

Qcells was once again awarded the "Highest Reputation" seal for its excellent reputation among consumers and its high level of customer orientation.


Qcells supplies 287 MW of modules for large-scale solar project in Angola

Hundreds of thousands of solar panels from Qcells are being installed across two sites in Angola, forming the backbone of a 370 MW PV project.


Qcells maintains No.1 market share in U.S. residential and commercial solar sectors

Latest U.S. PV Leaderboard report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables marks Qcells continued leadership in the residential market for 10 consecutive quarters.


Qcells files additional patent infringement complaints in Germany and France

[Berlin, Germany, March 29, 2021] Qcells has today announced that the company filed a patent infringement complaint in Germany with the Regional Court of Düsseldorf against Astronergy Solarmodule GmbH, on March 12, 2021.


Qcells launches new flexible flat roof mounting system Q.FLAT-G6 in Europe

Optimized for quick and easy installation, suitability to numerous rooftop properties, and boasting excellent aerodynamics, the Q.FLAT-G6 lets solar power shine.


Qcells awarded EuPD Research ‘Top Brand PV’ seal for eighth consecutive year

Qcells one of just three module manufacturers to receive the 'Top Brand PV' seal for eight years in a row in Europe.


Qcells anticipates 'year like no other' for Europe's solar market in 2021

Amid ambitous solar growth forecasts for Europe in 2021, Qcells charts an expansion of new trends that could forever alter the dynamics of the continent's energy landscape.


Qcells solar modules keeping the lights on for Dutch bulb grower

A 539 kW rooftop solar array installed using 1,635 Qcells Q.PEAK DUO-G7 330 Wp modules meets the annual electricity needs of one of the largest flower bulb producers in the Netherlands.


Nautical Headquarters Hamburg directs shipping with the power of Qcells modules

Q.PARTNER company Nordic Solar GmbH has installed a solar system with Qcells solar modules on the roofs of the Nautical Headquarters, which is located in the heart of the Port of Hamburg.


Qcells seals first industry certification for new Quality Controlled PV program from TÜV Rheinland

Qcells is first module manufacturer to pass TÜV Rheinland's new Quality Controlled PV certification.


Qcells modules power innovative 1 MW solar carport array with EV charging for Aviva, UK

The leading UK insurer enlisted the services of renewable energy developer RenEnergy to install more than 3,000 Qcells solar modules for a 1 MW solar carport system in Perth, Scotland.


Qcells power and contracting and solar leasing model in Germany to serve as blueprint for European roll-out of solar-as-a-service

New Qcells solar-as-a-service model promises to completely alter the European solar landscape.


Qcells wins patent invalidation trials in China

Qcells was once again recognized for its technology, receiving a patent validity judgment in a patent invalidation trial filed in China by LONGi Solar.


Qcells snaps up further 429 MW solar project rights in Spain from developer RIC Energy

Acquisition sees Qcells secure development rights for 10 solar projects in Spain's Aragon and Castilla y León autonomous communities.


Explore a virtual world of Qcells products and services with new digital platform, Qcells SMART CITY

Newly-launched virtual platform, Qcells SMART CITY, invites customers to take an online tour of a sleek Qcells-themed world to discover a wealth of products and services.


Qcells initiates penalty proceedings against JinkoSolar GmbH in Germany

Qcells has initiated penalty proceedings in the Regional Düsseldorf Court on Sept. 28 against JinkoSolar GmbH.


Qcells reports strong sales and volumes in Benelux as zero-gap module enters market

Having endured an installation slowdown as the initial impact of COVID-19 measures, the Benelux solar market is soaring again.


Qcells maintains No.1 market share in U.S. residential and commercial solar sectors

Latest U.S. PV Leaderboard report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables shows that Qcells’ market share in the residential sector rose to 26.4%, which nearly equals the share of the next three competitors combined.


Qcells introduces new Zero-gap module Q.PEAK DUO-G9 series into European markets

Three types of the innovative, high-density module series - the Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G9, the Q.PEAK DUO XL-G9, and the Q.PEAK DUO ML-G9 - will enter the European market in autumn.


Qcells awarded 315 MW solar capacity in first solar storage auction in Portugal

A total of 315 MW of new solar and storage capacity will be developed by Qcells in Portugal, after the company secured half of the 12 allocated lots in the 700 MW auction round.


Qcells to acquire Geli, expanding its offerings in integrated energy storage solutions

The acquisition marks Qcells' expansion into the U.S. solar+storage market, beyond existing solutions in Europe and Australia.


Qcells receives Highest Reputation Award from Focus Money

The award further cements Qcells' growing reputation as a trustworthy and well-respected brand in the clean energy space.


Qcells creates smart link between green electricity and electromobility with new EDRIVE charger

With its intelligent charging station Q.HOME EDRIVE, and flexible electricity tariff Q.ENERGY Smart, Qcells offers the perfect combination for charging electric cars cleanly and economically.


Qcells now offers companies in Germany green electricity tariffs and sustainable energy solutions

Qcells is expanding its range of ecological electricity tariffs and sustainable energy solutions to the commercial customer segment.


Qcells to invest €125m into its German R&D Headquarters over next three years

Over the coming three years, Qcells will invest around 125 million euros in its research & development site in Thalheim near Bitterfeld-Wolfen in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Next to a yearly R&D expenditure of around 35 million euros, an additional investment of more than 20 million euros will flow into new equipment and machinery.


Qcells’ patent infringement complaint against JinkoSolar, REC and LONGi Solar confirmed by Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany

A patent infringement complaint filed by Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH in March 2019 to the Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany has been upheld. The Court has found that JinkoSolar GmbH, REC Solar EMEA GmbH and LONGi Solar Technologie GmbH breached Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH’s intellectual property rights by unlawfully incorporating its patented passivation technology...


Agricultural cooperatives in Germany rely on power generation with solar modules from Qcells

Agricultural cooperatives in Neukönigsaue in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt are increasing the profitability of their farms by leasing their previously unused rooftop space for solar power generation.


Qcells recognized as Top Performer by PVEL and DNV GL for fifth consecutive year

Q.PEAK DUO and Q.PLUS DUO series rated as Top Performer in the 2020 PV Module Reliability Scorecard published by PVEL and DNV GL.


Qcells-powered 'Clean Up Mekong' environmental campaign wins gold at New York Festivals Advertising Awards

Campaign to clean up East Asia's Mekong River with zero emission, solar-powered boats wins gold in the Environment Effort category.


Qcells gives companies access to low-cost solar power without the need to invest their own capital

Qcells is expanding its portfolio of clean energy solutions for companies with two new offerings: power contracting and leasing of solar energy systems.


Qcells notes solar market resilience as Europe eases COVID-19 lockdown measures

Qcells calls upon EU and member states to make renewable energy solutions a priority in shaping the energy landscape.


Qcells responds to patent infringement lawsuit filing

Media Statement from Qcells in response to patent infringement lawsuit filing from REC Group.


100% green electricity for the home from a single source: with the Q.HOME Cloud from Qcells

The Q.HOME Cloud supplements a self-consumption model comprising a solar+storage system with 100% ecological electricity.


Qcells achieves No.1 market share in the U.S. residential and commercial solar markets

Latest U.S. PV Leaderboard report by Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables reveals that Qcells claimed more than a quarter of the U.S. residential market share in 2019.


Qcells rolls out suite of digital solutions to creatively reach customers in time of COVID-19

Series of webinars will address range of topics for Qcells customers and Q.PARTNER over the coming weeks.


Qcells wins n-tv Germany Life & Living Award 2020 for most popular provider of solar technology

The German-born brand ranked the highest among all solar module makers in the solar technology category, winning top marks for Overall Satisfaction and on whether a customer would choose the same brand again. The award is based on the ratings of more than 40,000 German consumers.


Qcells secures project development rights from RIC Energy for 940 MW solar portfolio in Spain

Qcells completes transaction for development of 940 MW large-scale solar in Spain.


Qcells completes first photovoltaic systems for leading German football club RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig and its official partner Qcells have installed two photovoltaic systems at the Red Bull Arena and the RB Leipzig Football Academy, both in Leipzig, Germany.


Qcells secures EuPD Research 'Top Brand PV' seal accolade for record seventh consecutive year

In securing this award, Qcells becomes one of only three module manufacturers to receive the EuPD seal for seven years running in Europe, and five years running in Australia.


Qcells modules supply clean electricity for award-winning crop production system at Bock Bio Science GmbH

Qcells supplied 200 kWp solar modules to Prisma Neue Energie GmbH for solar installation on the buildings of Bock Bio Science GmbH in Bremen.


Qcells modules help power Facebook data center

Walton EMC and Silicon Ranch commissioned project serving Facebook's Newton data center using 102.5 megawatts of Qcells modules.


Qcells reaffirms commitment to innovation as brand reaches 20-year milestone in solar industry

Twenty years after the Qcells brand was born, the Company's enduring technological excellence continues to shape the solar industry on a global scale.


Qcells gapless solar module to make European debut at France's Energaïa Energy Forum

Prototypes of the Q.PEAK DUO XL-G9.2 and the Q.PEAK DUO BLK ML-G9 modules will be on display at the Energaia Energy Forum in Montpellier, France.

[Berlin, Germany,December 10, 2019] Qcells (or "the Company"), a world-leading total energy solutions provider from solar cell and module to energy storage, management and retail, will showcase its new gapless solar modules at the forthcoming renewable energy exhibition, the Energaia Energy Forum in Montpellier, France, held between December 11 and 12....


Qcells strengthens its presence in South East Asia with two social-good solar projects in Thailand

Qcells' Q.PEAK DUO L-G5 solar modules selected for 114 kWp rooftop installation project at the Mae Fah Luang Foundation.


Qcells launches its Q.FLAT G-5 mounting system into booming French market

The Q.FLAT G-5, specifically designed for flat rooftops, will be launched into the French solar market having been granted an ETN (Enquête de Technique Nouvelle) license following a positive evaluation.


Qcells to reveal first gapless solar modules at the 2019 Solar Power International exhibition

Gapless solar module prototypes, the Q.PEAK DUO BLK ML-G9 and the Q.PEAK DUO XL-G9.2, will be exhibited as part of a range of Qcells


Qcells to showcase high performance solar modules at Intersolar South America 2019

Among the modules on display will be the new Q.PEAK DUO L-G7 module, which provides up to 405 Wp of power output.


Qcells to showcase fully integrated solar power solution at All-Energy Australia 2019

The Q.HOME⁺ ESS HYB-G2 energy storage system --- product in the Australian market --- will debut at the show, accompanied by a suite of the latest module technology.


Qcells to Launch Latest All-Black Half-Cell Module with 25-Year Warranty to U.S. Market

The new iteration of the award-winning Q.PEAK DUO 


Qcells supplies low-carbon modules to 4.5 MW solar plant in France

The largest ground mounted solar plant in France’s Brittany region was conn ected to the grid in early July, powered by 14,600 Q.PEAK -G4 .2 solar modules – supplied by Qcells . [Berlin, Germany, August 17 , 2019 ] Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH ("Qcells" or “The Company”), the German subsidiary of one of the largest solar cell and module ...


Copenhagen ZOO protects its species with the power of the sun – powered by Qcells

In cooperation with PKA’s energy fund, SustainSolutions, Copenhagen ZOO has installed high-performance solar systems using Q.PEAK DUO solar modules from Qcells atop the zoo's farm buildings.


Qcells achieves Top Tier Class bankability score in latest BloombergNEF report

BloombergNEF’s “Solar Module & Inverter Bankability 2019” report ranks Qcells as one of the most bankable solar module manufacturers in the world, with a score of 91%.


Qcells to launch latest all-black half-cell module with 25-year warranty to U.S. market

Qcells (or “the Company”), one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, has announced that it will launch its new solar module, the Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G6+, into the U.S. market in September 2019.


Qcells supplies low-carbon modules to 4.5 MW solar plant in France

The largest ground mounted solar plant in France’s Brittany region was connected to the grid in early July, powered by 14,600 Q.PEAK-G4.2 solar modules – supplied by Qcells.


July 3, 2019
Qcells offers businesses direct marketing of solar power in Germany

Qcells expands its portfolio for business customers in Germany, now offering direct marketing of solar power from PV plants of 100 kWp and up. This new offer complements Qcells’…


June 24, 2019
Hanwha Qcells remains confident in its patent infringement complaints

Hanwha Qcells will defend the validity of its patent rights against Jinko and REC’s claims of invalidity in the IPR as well as in the ITC.


June 14, 2019
Qcells earns Top Performer recognition in 2019 PV Module Reliability Scorecard published by PVEL and DNV GL

The Company’s Q.PEAK DUO high performance module series was selected as a Top Performer by PVEL and DNV GL, marking the fourth year in a row in which Qcells has attained Top Performer status.


June 11, 2019
100% energy-autonomous passive house in Germany equipped with Qcells’ solar modules receives Federal Prize for Outstanding Innovative Achievements

The management team of Hörmann Solartechnik, a solar installation firm based in Zusmarshausen, also uses 100% solar energy for its personal use.


May 29, 2019
Qcells to display broad range of Q.ANTUM DUO modules at SNEC 2019

Qcells will release its next generation Q.PEAK DUO-G7 solar module, which applies Qcells’ advanced Q.ANTUM DUO and 12-bus bar technologies, at the large scale solar trade show in Shanghai, China.


May 13, 2019
Qcells gears up for UK attractive post-FIT solar landscape as the market-leading company in 2018

Subsidy-free solar is the sustainable face of the UK´s post-FIT landscape, with opportunities abounding across all sectors.


April 30, 2019
Qcells modules power 2.5 MW rooftop project at 21 supermarket sites in Italy

Project F is a series of solar rooftop installations on 21 supermarkets, located across northern Italy, installed and operated by the Italian developer Manni Energy Srl and utilizing nearly 9,000 Q.PLUS-G4.3 solar modules from Qcells.


April 29, 2019
Qcells launches latest half-cell solar module Q.PEAK DUO-G6

The new iteration of the award-winning Q.PEAK DUO module range is manufactured with larger wafers for about 6% power output increase, and is available now in Europe and Korea.


April 17, 2019
Qcells to introduce Q.PLUS DUO-G5 module at CISOLAR exhibition, Ukraine

Qcells’ new multicrystalline half-cell module, the Q.PLUS DUO-G5, will be showcased at Ukraine’s largest solar trade fair, CISOLAR


April 01, 2019
Qcells Q.PEAK DUO modules earn further low-carbon certification for French tenders

Carbon footprint of 300 kg-eq/C02/kWc achieved for the high- efficiency Q.PEAK DUO module series, utilizing a 25% recycled poly SI methodology, as recognized by the CRE


March 19, 2019
Qcells enters multi-year partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers

Sponsorship of one of the most recognized sporting institutions in California, the leading U.S. state for solar installations, represents great opportunity to strengthen the Qcells brand


March 13, 2019
Hanwha Qcells files patent infringement complaints with the Federal Court of Australia against JinkoSolar and LONGi Solar, following legal action in the U.S. and Germany

Hanwha Qcells Australia Pty. Ltd., together with Hanwha Qcells & Advanced Materials Corp., a leading photovoltaic manufacturer of high-performance solar cells and modules (collectively, “Hanwha Qcells”), today announced that, Hanwha Qcells filed patent infringement complaints with the Federal Court of Australia against JinkoSolar and LONGi Solar.


March 05, 2019
Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH files patent infringement complaint with the Regional Court of Düsseldorf in Germany against JinkoSolar and REC Group

Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH announced that it has filed a patent infringement complaint with the Regional Court of Düsseldorf against JinkoSolar and REC Group on March 4, 2019.


February 25, 2019
Qcells Japan to launch new solar self-consumption solutions at Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo

The leading manufacturer of solar modules in Japan will unveil a suite of new products and services designed for the evolving Japanese residential market and C&I market.


February 21, 2019
Qcells showcases new C&I storage solutions at BePositive trade show in France

Qcells, in cooperation with TESVOLT, will address the increasing demand for containerized stationary storage systems and storage solutions for commercial applications in France


January 31, 2019
Qcells awarded Top Brand PV seal by EuPD Research for sixth year running

Award marks sixth year in a row that Qcells has been recognized as a top PV brand in Europe, and fourth year in a row in Australia


January 21, 2019
Hanwha Qcells modules secure another low-carbon certificate for French solar tenders

Carbon footprint of 300 kg-eq/C02/kWc achieved for Q.PEAK and Q.PEAK DUO module series.


January 16, 2019
Hanwha Qcells Announces Completion of Going-Private Transaction

Each shareholder of the Company as of the Effective Date who is entitled to the Merger Consideration will receive a letter of transmittal and instructions from the paying agent on how to surrender its share certificates (or affidavits and indemnities of loss in lieu of the share certificates) or non-certificated shares represented by book entry in exchange for the Merger Consideration.


January 15, 2019
Hanwha Qcells Achieves No.1 Market Share in German Solar Module Market in 2018

Installer data from EUPD research shows Hanwha Qcells captured the largest share of solar module market in Germany last year


December 28, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Announces Shareholder Resolutions Adopted at Annual General Meeting

As an ordinary resolution, that Hee Cheul (Charles) Kim, who was elected by the directors of the Company as a director on October 1, 2018, be elected as a director and Chairman of the Company to hold office in accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company for a two-year term with effect from the date of the AGM.


December 17, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Surpasses 10 Gw of Q.ANTUM Solar Cell Production - First Time Ever for Any Perc Technology

Hanwha Qcells passed the 10 GW production mark for its proprietary Q.ANTUM solar cell technology.


December 6, 2018
Hanwha Qcells' Product Portfolio Delivers Market-Leading Anti-Letid Performance in Fraunhofer Csp Test

Both half-cell monocrystalline Q.PEAK DUO modules and multicrystalline Q.PLUS modules demonstrate market-leading anti-LeTID performances


November 30, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Reports Third Quarter 2018 Results

Net revenues were $559.3 million, compared with $518.4 million in the second quarter of 2018 and $543.0 million in the third quarter of 2017.


November 26, 2018
Notice of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders to be Held on December 28, 2018

As an ordinary resolution, that Hee Cheul (Charles) Kim, who was elected by the directors of the Company as a director on October 1, 2018, be elected as a director and Chairman of the Company to hold office in accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company for a two-year term with effect from the date of the AGM.


October 15, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Enters into Definitive Agreement for Going-Private Transaction

Pursuant to the terms of the Plan of Merger, at the effective time of the merger, each ordinary share of the Company issued and outstanding immediately prior to the effective time of the merger (each a "Share") will be cancelled.


October 15, 2018

The complete, corrected release follows.


August 24, 2018
Hanwha Qcells' Special Committee Retains Independent Financial Advisor and Legal Counsel

The Special Committee is comprised of the following independent and disinterested directors: Steve Kim (Co-chair), Richard Chun (Co-chair), and Young Soon Kim.


August 13, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Reports Second Quarter 2018 Results

Net revenues were $518.4 million, compared with $443.0 million in the first quarter of 2018 and $577.7 million in the second quarter of 2017.


August 3, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Announces Formation of an Independent Special Committee

The Board cautions its shareholders and others considering trading in its securities that the Board just received the Proposal Letter and has not made any decisions with respect thereto.


August 2, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Announces Receipt of Preliminary Non-Binding "Going Private" Proposal

The Board intends to form a special committee consisting of independent directors to consider this proposal.


June 22, 2018
Hanwha Qcells' Q.PEAK DUO-G5 Half-Cell Module Wins Intersolar Award 2018

The Q.PEAK DUO-G5 convinces the Intersolar Award Jury regarding the all-round performance quality of its 120 monocrystalline Q.ANTUM half-cells


May 30, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Korea to Build Photovoltaic Manufacturing Facility in Georgia, USA

Construction of solar module production facility in Georgia will commence in 2018 and is scheduled to be completed in 2019.


May 14, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Reports First Quarter 2018 Results

Net revenues were $443.0 million, compared with $636.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2017 and $432.0 million in the first quarter of 2017.


April 27, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Files its 2017 Annual Report on From 20-F

The Company will provide a hard copy of its annual report containing the audited consolidated financial statements, free of charge, to its shareholders and ADS holders upon request.


April 11, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Results

Net revenues were $624.7 million, compared with $543.0 million in the third quarter of 2017 and $565.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2016.


January 11, 2018
Hanwha Qcells Announces Shareholder Resolutions Adopted at Annual General Meeting

Hanwha Qcells' shareholders adopted the following resolutions.