First Solar is a leading global manufacturer and provider of comprehensive photovoltaic solar systems using advanced thin film module and system technology.
Through determined innovation and a focus on large-scale development, we deliver solar energy that is an economically attractive alternative to fossil fuel-sourced electricity. With 20GW+ of modules shipped worldwide, First Solar has a demonstrated history of financial stability and manufacturing success.
As a project partner, we bring extensive expertise into how today’s PV power plants are developed, financed, designed, constructed and operated to maximize profitability for our strategic partners.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is one of the largest and most innovative solar module manufacturers in the world. JinkoSolar distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in China, the United States, Japan, Germany, the United Kingdom, Chile, South Africa, India, Mexico, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, Italy, Spain, France, Belgium, and other countries and regions. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 10.5 GW for silicon wafers, 7.0 GW for solar cells, and 11.0 GW for solar modules, as of March 31, 2019.
JinkoSolar has over 13,500 employees across its 7 productions facilities globally, 15 overseas subsidiaries in Japan, Korea, Singapore, India, Turkey, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Australia and United Arab Emirates, and global sales teams in China, United Kingdom, France, Netherlands, Spain, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Ukraine, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, South Africa, Costa Rica, Colombia, Panama and Argentina.
LONGi leads the solar PV industry to a new height with product innovations and optimized power-cost ratio with breakthrough monocrystalline technologies. LONGi supplies more than 30GW of high-efficiency solar wafers and modules worldwide yearly, about a quarter of global market demand. LONGi is recognized as the world’s most valuable solar technology company with the highest market value. Innovation and sustainable development are two of LONGi’s core values.
Q CELLS is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in the U.S, Malaysia, China, and South Korea. Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, from cells and modules to kits to systems to large-scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, Q CELLS provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets.
RETC Energy Test Center, LLC) is a leading engineering services, and certification testing provider for photovoltaic and renewable(Renewable energy.
ISO 17025 accredited by A2LA, an ILAC affiliated laboratory, and awarded a CBTL status (the highest accreditation in IEC scheme), RETC brings value from R&D – to Market Entry – to Bankability, focusing on providing “Unequaled Time-to-Market” as a key component of the Customer Value-Chain.
Additionally, RETC is TÜV SÜD’s exclusive PV Test Laboratory in North America and Global Partner complementing its strategy to deliver a One-Stop-Shop capabilities for the growth of PV testing and certification services.
Risen Energy Co., Ltd was founded in 1986 and the registered capital is 904,616,941 RMB. Risen Energy successfully launched IPO in Shenzhen Stock Exchange Market on Sep. 2nd, 2010, Stock code: 300118. Risen Energy is a hi-tech enterprise which is engaged in R&D, production, sales and service of solar modules, products of photovoltaic technology, solar terminal application and integration.
As a state-level high-tech enterprise, Risen Energy has more than 45 key business core technologies, and has established a national level photovoltaic laboratory, which is independent and received CNAS certification. The laboratory can carry out 54 project tests according to EC61215, IEC61730-2 and UL1703, and provide support for the design, development and quality control of the company and other photovoltaic enterprises.
Risen Energy’s products are exported to more than 30 countries and regions such as Europe, America, South Africa and Southeast Asia. Moreover, Risen Energy provides professional PV product and technology to the customers.
By focusing solely on the development and production of solar modules, Seraphim has been able to consistently improve and develop new products to better serve our customers. We step up to new industry standards and pursue emerging technologies, with this strong R&D team, Seraphim produces PV module products of both quality and value. Seraphim’s global strategy is to maintain leadership in a challenging market, and to contribute to the green earth and harmonious coexistence of all.
Jiangsu Sunport Power Corp., Ltd. was founded in 2012 in China and dedicated to R&D and manufacturing of solar cells and modules based on advanced MWT (Metal Wrap Through) back contact technology, committed to manufacturing of high-efficiency PV cells and modules, providing professional products, services and solutions for customers. Currently Sunport Power operates three manufacturing sites in Nanjing, Wuxi and Xuzhou, and in total five manufacturing factories. As a GW-scale MWT PV module manufacturer with vertically integrated 1.6 GW capacity of solar cells, conductive back sheets and modules, Sunport Power has over 300 independent R&D patents, and offers high efficiency module products with top tier quality and reliable performance for all PV applications. We provide various high efficiency MWT products, mainly including five series of products, C for classic, D for full-black modules，S for flexible modules, X for honeycomb and Z for polychrome modules. All products are certified with the rigorous testing and quality inspection. With 30-year power warranty by LLOYD’S & PICC for all MWT modules, Sunport Power has a wide sales network covering tens of countries and regions all over the world.
Founded in 1997, Trina Solar is the world leading global PV and smart energy total solution provider. The company engages in PV product research and development, manufacture and sales; PV project development, operation and maintenance; smart micro-grid and multi-energy complementary system development and sales, as well as energy cloud-platform operation. In 2018, Trina Solar launched its Energy Internet of Things (IoT) brand and initiated the Trina Energy IoT Industrial Development Alliance and New Energy IoT Industrial Innovation Center with worldwide leading enterprises and research institutes. The company is committed to becoming the leader of the global smart energy industry. In June 2020, Trina Solar listed on the STAR Market of Shanghai Stock Exchange.
CFV Labs is a premier PV testing and research lab located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. CFV Labs is dedicated to improving the performance and reliability of PV technology across the value chain. We work with both manufacturers and developers on projects designed to increase the widespread adoption of PV globally. With extensive indoor and adjacent outdoor test facilities we are well positioned to deliver all types of PV testing programs for our clients. Custom testing protocols and on-time project completion are some of our core strengths.
PI Berlin provides expert technical diligence, procurement and quality assurance services for a wide range of solar installers, integrators, project developers, utilities and investors worldwide. We enable our clients to manage technical risk associated with the investment or procurement of PV equipment. We leverage direct relationships with PV module, inverter and battery manufacturers and apply our expertise to qualify manufacturers and independently verify quality, reliability and performance.
PVEL is the leading independent lab for the global downstream PV industry.
We’re the experts in extended reliability and performance testing for solar PV and storage technology. Our mission is to support the worldwide PV buyer community by generating data that accelerates adoption of solar technology.
Phono Solar is a global leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products. It is affiliated to SUMEC Group, a subsidiary of Fortune Top 500, China National Machinery Industry Group. Based on technological and product innovation, Phono Solar is committed to providing customers with one-stop clean energy solutions, with wholesale energy supply, management, distribution, and storage. It is endeavor to apply the state-of-the-art research advances into progressing its manufacturing and services, continually enhancing the design and quality of the photovoltaic systems, power stations and intelligent micro-grid systems. Being a competitive global partner of the field, it puts its efforts into creating economic, social, and ecological values for its global investors and clients.
Founded in 2010, STS is a French independent ISO17020-accredited Inspection Body specialized in the photovoltaics and energy storage industry. The company supports solar and storage developers’ procurement effort through suppliers evaluation, manufacturing sites audits, inspections and quality control services, and technical due-diligence services. STS is the global market leader for PV modules Pre-Shipment Inspection services.
Established by French solar veterans to support PV owners in validating the quality of the components procured from China, STS enjoys the largest inspector fleet in the industry, has conducted PV modules quality inspections for more than 400 large-scale projects for clients in more than 30 countries including leading EPCs, developers, independent power producers and utility companies. STS controls the quality of about 5% of the PV modules produced annually.
Initiated in 2011, STS has released in 2018 the first industry standard for approval of PV modules manufacturing and dispatch, solving the challenge for buyers to setting the right quality level at mass-production.