Hanwha Q CELLS Korea to build solar module facility in US

1 June 2018 (Last Updated June 1st, 2018 11:13)

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea, an affiliate of Hanwha Group, is planning to build a solar module manufacturing facility in the US.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea, an affiliate of Hanwha Group, is planning to build a solar module manufacturing facility in the US.

The new facility will be built in Whitfield County, Georgia. Works are set to begin this year and are scheduled to be completed by next year.

Though Hanwha Q CELLS Korea did not reveal the exact production capacity of the new facility, it has confirmed that the production will exceed 1.6GW per year.

The new facility will be engaged in the production of PERC modules to the roof-top and ground-mounted segments in the country.

"Though Hanwha Q CELLS Korea did not reveal the exact production capacity of the new facility, it has confirmed that the production will exceed 1.6GW per year."

The solar modules produced at the new facility will be provided to Hanwha Q CELLS, which will have access to 100% of the facility’s production volume.

Hanwha Q CELLS is a photovoltaic manufacturer of high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules.

By establishing its new facility, Hanwha Q CELLS Korea will be able to expand its customer base in the US.

Upon completion of the new production facility, Hanwha Q CELLS Korea, along with Hanwha Q CELLS, will have manufacturing facilities in South Korea, Malaysia, China, and the US.

Hanwha Q CELLS Korea offers solar modules, photovoltaic system solutions and large-scale solar power plants.

The company’s Technology and Innovation HQ is in Thalheim, Germany. It is also active in the solar downstream segment in the Korean solar market and in countries in Asia and Europe.