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

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


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

Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS

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 Q CELLS 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...


Q CELLS and Samsung Electronics enter into Zero Energy Home business partnership

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


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS launches new modular hybrid storage system into Germany

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS continued leadership in the residential market for 10 consecutive quarters.


Q CELLS files additional patent infringement complaints in Germany and France

[Berlin, Germany, March 29, 2021] Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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.


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

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


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

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


Q CELLS solar modules keeping the lights on for Dutch bulb grower

A 539 kW rooftop solar array installed using 1,635 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS modules

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


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

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


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS solar modules for a 1 MW solar carport system in Perth, Scotland.


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

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


Q CELLS wins patent invalidation trials in China

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


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

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


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

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


Q CELLS initiates penalty proceedings against JinkoSolar GmbH in Germany

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


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS’ market share in the residential sector rose to 26.4%, which nearly equals the share of the next three competitors combined.


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS in Portugal, after the company secured half of the 12 allocated lots in the 700 MW auction round.


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

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


Q CELLS receives Highest Reputation Award from Focus Money

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


Q CELLS 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, Q CELLS offers the perfect combination for charging electric cars cleanly and economically.


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

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


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

Over the coming three years, Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS’ 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 Q CELLS

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.


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS-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.


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

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


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

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


Q CELLS responds to patent infringement lawsuit filing

Media Statement from Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS

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


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS claimed more than a quarter of the U.S. residential market share in 2019.


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

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


Q CELLS 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.


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

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


Q CELLS completes first photovoltaic systems for leading German football club RB Leipzig

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


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

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


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

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


Q CELLS modules help power Facebook data center

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


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

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


Q CELLS 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] Q CELLS (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....


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

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


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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.


Q CELLS 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 


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS . [Berlin, Germany, August 17 , 2019 ] Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH ("Q CELLS" 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 Q CELLS

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


Q CELLS achieves Top Tier Class bankability score in latest BloombergNEF report

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


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

Q CELLS (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.


Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS.


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

Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS’…


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

Hanwha Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS has attained Top Performer status.


June 11, 2019
100% energy-autonomous passive house in Germany equipped with Q CELLS’ 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
Q CELLS to display broad range of Q.ANTUM DUO modules at SNEC 2019

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


May 13, 2019
Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS.


April 29, 2019
Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS to introduce Q.PLUS DUO-G5 module at CISOLAR exhibition, Ukraine

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


April 01, 2019
Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS brand


March 13, 2019
Hanwha Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS Australia Pty. Ltd., together with Hanwha Q CELLS & Advanced Materials Corp., a leading photovoltaic manufacturer of high-performance solar cells and modules (collectively, “Hanwha Q CELLS”), today announced that, Hanwha Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS 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
Q CELLS showcases new C&I storage solutions at BePositive trade show in France

Q CELLS, 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
Q CELLS awarded Top Brand PV seal by EuPD Research for sixth year running

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


January 21, 2019
Hanwha Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS Achieves No.1 Market Share in German Solar Module Market in 2018

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


December 28, 2018
Hanwha Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS Surpasses 10 Gw of Q.ANTUM Solar Cell Production - First Time Ever for Any Perc Technology

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


December 6, 2018
Hanwha Q CELLS' 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS' 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS' 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS Announces Shareholder Resolutions Adopted at Annual General Meeting

Hanwha Q CELLS' shareholders adopted the following resolutions.