European installers rank Hanwha Q Cells as a ‘Top Brand PV’ in EuPD Research survey


EuPD Research awards The Top Brand PV seals based on the Global PV Installer Monitor, a qualified survey among installers in various countries in Europe and selected additional markets around the globe.

Participating installers in Germany, Austria, France, Italy and the UK confirmed that the Q Cells brand offers exceptional products and service quality. Thus, the company not only received the Top Brand PV Seal 2018 in each of these countries, but also for all of Europe. Moreover, the company has received the seal for the third consecutive year in Australia.

“First choice partner” of Installers in Europe and Australia

Europe’s leading research firm, EuPD Research, confirmed the results of this year’s Global PV Installer Monitor survey, which clearly show that “Hanwha Q Cells continues to maintain an exceptional market position in the leading European PV markets and in Australia.” Furthermore, the independent research institute emphasized that participating installers rated Q Cells’ products positively compared to the competition.

Mark A. W. Hoehner, CEO at EuPD Research said, “As we have launched the ‘Top Brand PV’ scoring process and the resulting seal eight years ago, we can affirm that there are only very few companies like Hanwha Q Cells that have been continuously able to reach the ‚Top Brand PV‘ Europe status over the last five years. That’s a very good sign for sustainability in brand awareness, customer satisfaction, recommendation rate and market share.”

“We are very pleased that the installers across Europe and in Australia are continuously maintaining trust in the company Hanwha Q Cells and the products of our Q Cells brand”, says Seongwoo Nam, CEO of Hanwha Q Cells. “This confirmation from our customers spurs us in our mission to become the leading solar provider all over Europe and the synonym for performance and quality in solar.”

List of recent awards underlines Hanwha Q CELLS´ leadership position

The “Top Brand PV 2018 Seals” add to the list of awards received by Hanwha Q Cells during the past 12 months. This underlines the company´s leadership position in terms of technology, quality and global market share.

– Most recently, the Q.PEAK-G4.1 monocrystalline solar module with Q.ANTUM technology bagged the Smart HIT Award in Japan in 2017 as the preferred solar module of residential customers in Japan. “Smart House Magazine”, who issues this award based on survey responses by PV distributors in Japan, emphasized that the module won due to its price competitiveness and well-balanced quality and cost.
– The Q.PEAK DUO-G5 solar module with half-cut cells and Q.ANTUM-DUO technology won the company the “Solar + Power Award for Excellence – Innovation” in 2017.
– Hanwha Q CELLS ranked as “Top Performer 2017” in the DNV GL PV Module Reliability Scorecard.
– The innovative steel frame solar module Q.PEAK RSF L-G4.2 won three awards for Hanwha Q CELLS in 2017: The “Intersolar Award”, the “pv magazine top innovation award” and the “Solar Power Portal Product Innovation Award”.