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Qcells UK and Ireland announces appointment of built environment expert consultant Rosanna Lawn

Key new addition to growing Qcells UK and Ireland team brings wealth of expertise and experience in ESG, real estate and sustainability.


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 by British renewable energy specialists CorEnergy to the Ministry of Defence under a contract valued at £5.4 million (€6.1 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 its booth (Hall 3, B1) at the Solar & Storage Live UK exhibition in Birmingham.


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.


٠٠Qcells 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.


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 based on perovskite top-cell technology and using a mass-production-ready silicon bottom cell based on Q.ANTUM technology.


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, developed by British Community Interest Company NUNCATS.


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 module

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


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

Hanwha Solutions Corporation, which operates complete energy solutions provider Qcells, agrees to purchase 16.67% stake in REC Silicon ASA for $160.47 million. This investment aims to secure the supply of key photovoltaic raw materials to meet growing US consumer demand for domestically manufactured products.


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.


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 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, creating synergy in the global residential energy market.


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, marking the sixth consecutive year.


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

Qcells turbo-boosts its technological leadership efforts with additional €15.5 million investment in next-gem technology R&D that will usher in the introduction of an exciting new n-type solar module in 2021.


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 that will become the largest in sub-Saharan africa once completed.


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 ina  row in Europe.


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

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

Qcells becomes first solar module manufacturer in the industry to pass the new Quality Controlled PV program from TÜV Rheinland.


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 at the site of Aviva's Scottish HQ in Perth.


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 to substantially broaden Qcells' portfolio of highly efficient solar modules.


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 receives Highest Reputation Award from Focus Money

The award further cements Qcells-respected brand in the clean energy space.


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.


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.