TOP 10 SOLAR ENERGY COMPANIES OF THE WORLD
In this post we have given a list of Top 10 solar energy companies of the world. We tries to give you brief but important information of companies. Most of companies are from china and rest of others are from US ,Canada and Japan. In this post we provides you the details of production , capacity and products of Top 10 solar energy companies.
1. YINGLI SOLAR
Yingli Solar is the world’s largest solar panel manufacturer and a global solar energy industry leader. With more than 30 offices in countries around the world, Yingli Solar provides global solar panel production capabilities backed by local customer service. More than 40 million Yingli Solar panels (representing over ten gigawatts) have been shipped to more than 50 countries, including Germany, Spain, Italy, Greece, France, South Korea, China, Japan, Brazil, Australia, South Africa, Mexico and the United States. Yingli Solar panels have been proven to perform in diverse climates and environments nearly everywhere under the sun. Yingli Solar have production capacity of 2.45 GWs solar panel per year.
2. TRINA SOLAR
Founded in 1997, and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, Trina Solar specializes in the manufacture of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and system integration. Trina Solar is not only a pioneer of China’s PV industry, but has become an influential shaper of the global solar industry and a leader in solar modules, solutions and services. Trina Solar have shipped over 7.4 GW capacity solar panels around the world and registered >980 innovations in renewable energy industry. Trina Solar also received awards for high power output records in 2014,2012 and 2011.
Canadian Solar Inc. is one of the leading solar manufacturers in the world, delivering high quality solar cells, solar modules, solar power systems and off grid solar power application solutions. With manufacturing facilities in Canada and China, Canadian Solar has a total module production capacity of 3.0 GW. In the past 13 years, Canadian Solar has been working closely with over 1000 customers in over 90 countries, delivering over 7 GW of solar modules.
4. SHARP SOLAR
Sharp is biggest solar panel producing company of japan. Sharp have more than 50 offices around world and business spread all big countries like US ,Canada, India ,China, Germany and many more. Sharp established in 1959 as small electronics company. Today Sharp also famous for their products like TVs, Computers, lcds ,leds and all daily required home appliances. Sharp have shipped over 6.5 GW capacity solar panels around the world.
5. JINKO SOLAR
JinkoSolar is a global leader in the solar industry with production operations in Jiangxi and Zhejiang Provinces in China and sales and marketing offices in Shanghai and Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; Bologna, Italy; Zug, Switzerland; San Francisco, the United States; Queensland, Australia; Ontario, Canada; Singapore; Tokyo and Osaka; Japan and Cape town, South Africa; Santiago, Chile.Jinko Solar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 2.3 GW for silicon ingots and wafers, 1.8 GW for solar cells, and 2.8 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2014. Jinko Solar sells electricity in China and distributes its solar products to a diversified customer base in the global PV market, including Germany, Italy, Belgium, Spain, the United States, Eastern Europe, China, India, Japan, South Africa, South America and other countries and regions.
6. FIRST SOLAR
First Solar, Inc. is an American photovoltaic manufacturer of rigid thin film modules, or solar panels, and a provider of utility-scale PV power plants and supporting services that include finance, construction, maintenance and end-of-life panel recycling. First Solar uses cadmium telluride (CdTe) as a semiconductor to produce CdTe-panels, that are competing successfully with conventional crystalline silicon technology. In 2009, First Solar became the first solar panel manufacturing company to lower its manufacturing cost to $1 per watt and produced CdTe-panels with an efficiency of about 14 percent at a reported cost of 59 cents per watt in 2013. First Solar delivered 1ooM+ solar modules around the world which having capacity more than 8 GW. Today First Solar having capacity of producing solar panels more than 3GW of energy.
Since 2005, Renesola has shipped 7GW of solar products worldwide, providing power for thousands of projects and households. ReneSola currently has over 1GW of OEM capacity in 14 countries, 28 warehouses, and 44 offices globally which offer local sales, warehouses, technical, and logistics services. Renesola is an international leading brand and technology provider of green energy products, including solar panels, Led Lights, and Energy Storage System.
8. JA SOLAR
JA Solar Holdings Co., Ltd. is a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance solar power products that convert sunlight into electricity for residential, commercial, and utility-scale power generation. JA Solar was founded on May 18, 2005, and by 2010, JA Solar had firmly established itself as the world’s leader in solar cell production and shipments. The company shipped 1.97GW over the course of 2013, an increase of 15 % from the 1.78 GW shipped in 2011.With cutting-edge manufacturing equipments, JA Solar has an annual solar cell production capacity of 2.5G W, an annual module production capacity of 1.8 GW , and an annual wafer production capacity of 1.0 GW. With a selectively optimized vertical integration model, JA manufacturing facilities encompass the whole photovoltaic supply chain including wafers, cells, modules, and comprehensive PV system project development services.
9. HANWHA SOLAR
Hanwha SolarOne, Ltd. is an integrated manufacturer of solar panels based in Qidong, China. Its products includes photovoltaic cells and panels, and silicon ingots and wafers.The company was established in 2004 as Solarfun Power Holdings by Linyang Electronics. In 2008, Solarfun acquired a manufacturer of silicon ingots Jiangsu Yungguang Solar.In 2010, 49% of company shares was acquired by Hanwha Chemical, a subsidiary of Hanwha Group. Consequently the company was renamed Hanwha SolarOne. By the end of 2013, Hanwha SolarOne had annual module manufacturing capacity of 1.5 GW, cell manufacturing capacity 2.4 GW, and ingot/wafer manufacturing capacity of 1.2 GW.
10. SUN POWER
In 1997, SunPower solar cells were used in NASA Pathfinder high altitude aircraft.In January 2007, SunPower corporation acquired PowerLight Corporation, a leading global provider of large-scale solar power systems.In February 2010, SunPower corporation acquired Europe’s SunRay Renewable Energy for $277 million.On 29 April 2011, Total S.A. agreed to buy 60% of SunPower for US$1.38 billion.On 23 December 2011, SunPower announced an agreement to acquire Tenesol SA.In October 2014, SunPower was described as “Silicon Valley’s dominant solar panel manufacturer.” Cells head quater in california ,u.s