Founded in 1997 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 2006, Trina Solar specialises in the manufacture of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and system integration.
The company has developed a vertically integrated supply chain from the production of monocrystalline ingots, wafers and cells to the assembly of high quality modules. Headquartered in Changzhou, China, the company employs 11,600 people worldwide.
Founded in 2005 and listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in 2007, JA Solar manufacturing facilities encompass the whole photovoltaic supply chain including wafers, cells, modules, and comprehensive photovoltaic system project development services.
The company is headquartered in Shanghai, China, and employs over 12,000 people worldwide.
Founded in 1999, Q Cells is a manufacturer of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells with manufacturing operations in Europe and China. Headquartered in Thalheim, Germany, the company employs 1,300 globally.
In 2012, Q Cells was acquired by the Chinese owned and operated Hanwha Group.
Founded in 2001 and listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in 2006, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest solar companies. The company produces ingot, wafer, solar cell, solar module and other solar applications.
Canadian Solar is headquartered in Ontario, Canada, with manufacturing facilities in China. The company employs over 10,200 people worldwide.
Founded in 1996 and listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange in 2006, REC Solar produces silicon materials for photovoltaics applications and multicrystalline wafers, as well as solar cells and modules.
REC is headquartered in Norway with manufacturing facilities in Norway and Singapore. The company employs 4,200 people worldwide
YINGLI GREEN ENERGY
Founded in 1998 and listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange in 2007, Yingli is one of the world’s largest solar panel manufacturers. Headquartered in Baoding, China, the company employs over 19,000 people worldwide.
Yingli Green Energy was the official sponsor of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Founded in 2001 and headquartered in Wuxi, China, Suntech is one of the world’s largest vertically integrated solar panel manufacturers.
Suntech was listed on the New York Stock Exchange until 2014. The company employs over 15,000 people worldwide.
Founded in 1985, Sunpower Corporation designs and manufactures crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and solar panels based on a silicon all-back-contact solar cell invented at Stanford University.
Publicly traded on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange, the company employs over 5,000 people worldwide.
A global leader in the solar industry, JinkoSolar has a large commercial and residential market throughout China, Japan, the US, Germany, the UK, France, and many other regions.
With over 15,000 employees across 6 international production facilities, JinkoSolar first entered the New York Stock Exchange in 2010.
Established in 1958 and one the largest manufacturers of electronics worldwide, LG is also now one of the leading providers of PV modules.
Boasting 82,000 employees across 119 local subsidiaries, LG is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea.
All products installed by Energy Aware are accredited by the Australian Clean Energy Council.