Phono Solar’s parent company ranks 5th in 2018 Forbes Global Growth Champions List


The Sumec Group developed a diversified global product portfolio and presence through strong management, innovation and financial stability. The company was able to achieve financial and engineering leadership in each industrial segment in which it participates. In response to the national energy development strategy of China, ten years ago the Sumec Group started the development of its clean energy business. The business achieved impressive growth of high-end photovoltaic module manufacturing capacity and delivered impressive worldwide growth of integrated clean energy solutions.

The Sumec Group’s Phono Solar has been recognized “Bloomberg Tier 1 Module Brand” manufacturer since 2014. Relying on its unremitting pursuit of product excellence and reliability, Phono Solar has continued to improve its testing and analysis capabilities, covering the entire industry chain.

In 2016 and 2018, Phono Solar obtained “Top Performer” status, endorsed by DNV-GL, the world’s largest group of independent energy testing experts and certification facilities. Through cooperation with TUV, InterTech and SGS, as well as other global authorities, Phono Solar established an independent in-house development and innovation center that includes research and development, manufacturing and testing, performing rigorous testing on every product sold by Phono Solar prior to market launch. In 2017, Phono Solar patented its unique Nano-Texturing Photovoltaic Cell technology.

Phono Solar has also made major breakthroughs in hydropower, wind energy, geothermal, and biogas energy, becoming a global clean energy solution provider. “Despite pervasive protectionism and the complicated international economic environment, Phono Solar, one of the key brands of the Sumec Group, continued its constant growth”, said Mr. Cai Jibo, CEO of the Sumec Group, “Based on the wealth of experience we accumulated through foreign trade and engineering contracts, we have expanded our global manufacturing footprint and sales channel. Through investment in innovation, engineering and strong management, we continue to fuel profitable business growth. That is why we have confidence in our ability to overcome global market challenges and continue value creation for our global customers”, he added.

As a global and comprehensive clean energy solution provider, the Sumec Group’s Phono Solar company is committed to providing high-quality, cost-effective photovoltaic products, as well as one-stop energy solutions. By the end of 2017, its cumulative global solar module shipments reached 5GW. Annually, Phono Solar delivers products that are contributing to over 5.5 billion kwh of clean electricity for the world.