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Hanwha Q CELLS GmbH
Limited liability company (GmbH)
Industry Photovoltaics
Founded 2012 (2012)
Headquarters Thalheim, Germany
Key people
Hee Cheul Kim (CEO), Kye Chun Son (CFO), Dr. Andreas v. Zitzewitz (COO), Koo Yung Lee (CCO)
Products Photovoltaic cells
solar modules
Services Development and installation of solar parks
Number of employees
1,350 (2014)
Website www.q-cells.com

Hanwha Q CELLS is a manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV) solar cells. The company is headquartered in Thalheim, Germany.[1][2][3] The company was established in 1999 as Q-Cells AG. Since 2012 it is a part of the Hanwha Group.[4][5]

The company's former subsidiary and manufacturer of CIGS panels , Solibro, was sold to China-based multinational company Hanergy in September, 2012.[6]

In 2011, all stakes in the CdTe PV manufacturer Calyxo GmbH were sold to Calyxo USA Inc (formerly known as Solar Fields LLC), a U.S company based in Perrysburg, Ohio.[7][8]

The company develops and produces crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells.[9] The company produces 1,100 megawatts a year worth of panels in Malaysia and 200 megawatts in its home market in Germany[10] Its two most important markets are Europe and Japan.[11]

Q CELLS Thalheim (Bitterfeld-Wolfen)

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