How successful is a module, inverter and storage manufacturer’s or wholesale company’s brand launch? Every year, EUPD Research conducts an independent brand awareness evaluation of many different brands within its well-established study, the Global PV InstallerMonitor. As a result of the comprehensive survey among solar installers of global core markets, the best brands receive a Top Brand PV Seal in various categories.
ALLIANTZ, distributor-specialist of solar equipment, has been in existence since 1999 and offers installers a full range of renewable energy solutions, mainly solar photovoltaic (80%). For the past 20 years, this specialization has made us qualified and reputable professionals in the field of Renewable Energies. Since its creation, ALLIANTZ has been marketing its different ranges throughout the french territory and is strengthening its regional presence with the opening of several agencies, with the company’s headquarters remaining historically in Narbonne (11 – France).
APsystems was founded in Silicon Valley in 2010, and is now a worldwide leader in advanced solar microinverter technology. In fact, with over 100,000 installations in more than 80 countries, in 2019 APsystems became #1 multi-module microinverter manufacturer worldwide, offering the widest range of microinverters available on the market. No matter where you live, you’ll find a registered APsystems distributor or installer ready to set you up.
Astronergy is the European business and service center for the photovoltaic sector of the Chint Group and focuses on sales and marketing, order processing and customer support as well as business-related investment such as projects development and O&M Services.
Chint founded in 1984 is Asia’s largest supplier of low voltage equipment and the leading brand of the entire industrial electronics industry chain. In 2018 CHINT’s turnover reached 10.3 billion USD. With this, CHINT achieves an annual growth rate of 25%. Chint has three R&D centers in Europe, North America and China, subsidiaries in over 20 countries and more than 30,000 employees worldwide. CHINT offers reliable products, system solutions and numerous services for customers in more than 110 countries worldwide.
BayWa r.e. renewable energy GmbH
BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service supplier and energy solutions provider. As a PV distributor, the company supplies installers around the globe with PV components.
In 2020, BayWa r.e. has been awarded the EuPD seal as “Top PV Supplier Wholesale” in seven European countries and thus received the additional award “Top PV Supplier Wholesale Europe”.
BISOL Group is a European manufacturer passionate about implementing the highest industry standards into top quality solar products. A complete range of solar solutions and services from BISOL can be found in more than 85 countries worldwide. Our highly skilled personnel places BISOL under the limelight of the world’s leaders in the solar industry. BISOL experts are continuously inventing new creative solutions, the latest being BISOL Supreme Series, the only PV module in the world with 100 % Output Power Guarantee.
Since 1995, BYD Company Ltd. provides expertise in rechargeable batteries and is a relentless advocate of sustainable development. The company has operations in +50 countries. Its creation of a Zero Emissions Energy Ecosystem – comprising affordable solar power generation, reliable energy storage and cutting-edge electrified transportation – has made BYD a well-known and trusted industry leader, which is confirmed by industry seals such as Top Brand PV.
E3/DC develops and produces innovative solutions for energy storage, backup power supply and e-mobility. E3/DC’s “All In One” home power stations offer maximum self-sufficiency and support sector coupling with intelligent energy management. At the beginning of 2020, E3/DC celebrated its 10th anniversary and received the “TOP Brand PV Speicher DACH” seal for the 6th time in a row.
Founded in 2003, EGing PV is a high-tech company focusing on developing, manufacturing and marketing polycrystalline silicon rod, monocrystalline silicon ingot, cell, module and solar application products. With the existing employees of 2500, EGing PV was listed on Shanghai Stock Exchange (stock code: 600537) in 2011, and currently has an annual capacity of 5.2GW for mono and poly products.
GoodWe is a leading, strategically-thinking enterprise which focuses on research and manufacturing of PV inverters and energy storage solutions. GoodWe solar inverters have been largely used in residential rooftops, commercial systems and energy storage systems. GoodWe is ranked as World Top 10 solar inverter manufacturer by IHS, Bloomberg & Wood Mackenzie. GoodWe has been awarded by EuPD as TOP Brand PV Inverter for the fourth consecutive year in both Netherlands and Australia. GoodWe has set up an integrated service system for pre-sale, in-sale and after-sale and has established 13 overseas branches or service centers. As a stable, bankable company, GoodWe always creates win-win partnerships with customers by identifying and integrating the most advanced components and techniques available while offering an unparalleled after-sales service.
Growatt is a global leading supplier of PV inverters, storage and smart energy solutions. The company has established an extensive service network with 14 branch offices and 14 warehouses around the world. By far Growatt has shipped 17GW of PV systems worldwide. Growatt focuses on enhancing product reliability and is a leading force in solar R&D and product innovations.
Heckert Solar GmbH is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of high-performance photovoltaic modules, exclusively “Made in Germany”. The family-run company, founded in 2001 and based in Chemnitz, has been developing positively for years. The Top Brand PV Awards, which have been held annually since 2015, are impressive proof of this. Further information at www.heckert-solar.com.
Founded in 2005, JA Solar is a leading global manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic products. With a business scope cover ingot, wafers, cells, modules and photovoltaic power station. The company has 12 manufacturing bases, more than 20 branches and its products are sold to over 100 countries and districts. JA Solar was awarded by EUPD, a leading sustainability research firm, with the “Top Brand PV Seal” for Europe market over the last 5 consecutive years.
JinkoSolar (NYSE: JKS) is a global leader in the solar industry. JinkoSolar has over 12,000 employees across its 6 productions facilities globally. The company distributes its solar products and sells its solutions and services to a diversified international utility, commercial and residential customer base in more than 80 countries worldwide. JinkoSolar has built a vertically integrated solar product value chain, with an integrated annual capacity of 14.5 GW for silicon wafers, 9.2 GW for solar cells, and 15 GW for solar modules, as of September 30, 2019.
Krannich Solar has been a strong partner for photovoltaic installers since 1995 and offers everything that moves customers forward: sound advice, effective logistics and one of the world’s leading product and system ranges for solar power generation. The owner-managed company currently employs 450 people in 25 branches and supplies customers in almost every country in the world.
With its products Luxor Solar stands for reliable, high performance solar modules manufactured in German engineering quality. With over 16 years experience with an annual production capacity of 800 MWp and installations in over 70 countries, Luxor is one of the most well-established solar module manufacturers in this industry.
Memodo is a wholesaler for photovoltaic and energy storage systems in Europe. According to the philosophy “from experts to experts”, installers are competently advised and quickly supplied. At the same time, Memodo has created a knowledge platform and is pushing forward the clean energy revolution with fresh ideas. The Munich-based company has already been awarded “Top Brand PV Wholesale” several times, a true mark of quality.
Peimar is an Italian company specialising in the design, research and manufacturing of high efficiency solar modules.
Thanks to constant technical innovation and in depth know-how acquired over the years, Peimar offers “Made in Italy” solar panels, manufactured using high quality materials and designed to meet the highest performance standards.
Q CELLS is a renowned total energy solutions provider in solar cell and module, energy storage, downstream project business and energy retail. Q CELLS provides excellent photovoltaik products and services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets. For more information, visit:
Sonepar Germany sells electrical goods from leading national and international suppliers to customers in the fields of trade, craft and industry. In addition, the electrical wholesaler convinces with individual services. In 2020, Sonepar was also awarded again with the seal “Top PV supplier”. Sonepar is represented at more than 250 locations with around 6,000 employees and generated sales of over 3.2 billion euros in 2019.
SunFields Europe was founded in 2007 with the philosophy to only supply PV systems with the highest quality possible in the market. Along these years, covered more than 100 MW supplied projects all over the world but mostly of them in Spain and Portugal. This is one of the reasons they were awarded by the Top Supplier PV in Spain in 2020. Main office is located in Santiago de Compostela, and warehouse in Madrid.
Suntech is a world leading photovoltaic manufacturing company in the world. The company is engaged in the R & D and the production of crystalline silicon solar cells and modules. Founded in 2001, the Company has its sales areas spread all over more than 90 countries and regions in the world. The Company is always devoted to promotion of the conversion efficiency of products, continuously enhances the R & D of new technologies, improves the manufacturing techniques, and wholeheartedly provides photovoltaic products with high quality, high reliability and high cost performance for customers by virtue of the state-of-the-art technical advantages and the excellent manufacturing level.
WINAICO – Power to Perform.
Established in 2008 WINAICO is one of the world oldest solar manufacturers. Since inception we have focused on building close relationship with our customers through our international branches. WINAICO stands for quality, reliability and customer engagement, values we apply every day in our business. Working closely with our customers builds trust and understanding, a feeling shared by thousands of satisfied customers worldwide.
Winterhalter + Fenner AG
Winterhalter + Fenner AG is one of Switzerland’s leading electrical wholesalers for electrical products, solutions and services. Our customers’ success is our success. The specialists in our renewable energy team offer customers full support from project planning and material supplying to assistance during installation.