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Top 10 Solar Panel Brands in Australia


1. SunPower Corporation


SunPower Corp. is the leading manufacturer of the best solar panels in Australia.

For unprecedented efficiency and durability of solar panels, the company has carved its niche in Australian soil as well as in the global market with their advanced solar technology.


The company has been a Tier 1 manufacturing company for the past 35 years and with its solar experience serves a large customer base.


Many of the top companies and experts in the world have given rave reviews to their advanced technology on SunPower solar panels. SunPower Energy has 8 of the top 10 energy accounts in the United States and is Australia's first utility solar farm.


2. Trina Solar – Trina Solar Panel Manufacturer


Trina Solar was founded in 1997 and has since made its mark on Australia's solar industry.

The company grew rapidly, becoming one of China's first photovoltaic companies to become a world leader in solar technology and production.


Trina Solar offers PV modules, applications and services to support sustainable energy production as a leading provider of PV module and smart energy solutions in the world.

In order to promote sustainable energy production, Trina Solar offers PV products, applications and services.


Trina Solar reached the shipping landmark of over 1GW solar panel in a quarter in 2014. The firm also broke the world record seven times in the same year for solar cell performance.


3. Risen Energy Australia


Risen Energy was founded in 1986 and is a leading provider of PV solutions, based in China.

Since 2008, Risen Australia has begun to make its presence known in the Australian market by providing the retail market with solar PV panels.


The long-term goal of the company is to finance, build and run commercial and utility-scale solar projects.

It has over 10,000 employees worldwide and is currently the world's sixth largest supplier of PV module.


In 2018-19, Risen Energy Australia delivered 120 MW of rooftop panels, turning into the highest sales increase in a year.

Risen Energy Australia is currently in third place in the PV distribution segment of the rooftop in Australia


4. Australian Solar Manufacturing Pty. Ltd


Australian Solar Manufacturing (ASM) is a company that was created and registered at the beginning of 2009.

ASM is an Australian-owned and managed company located in Hallam, Victoria. The office subsequently moved to Narre Warren North, Victoria, Australia.


The flagship product of the company is the product line of ASM 200 M Monocrystalline solar panel. The cell efficiency of the product is 18.86% while its module efficiency is 15.88% respectively.

This modules come with a 10-year workmanship warranty and a 25-year power output warranty.


Product range that the company offers further include, solar mounting system, solar DC Isolator, solar connectors & cables, solar PV Arc Detection Unit, and others.


5. Q CELLS Australia Pty. Ltd.


Q CELLS is part of the Hanwha Group, a multinational Fortune 500 company established in 1952 with a total revenue of over $55 billion.


The company also has a total wealth of over $159 billion. For more than 67 years, the Hanwha Group has been in business and has solid financial stability.

Since 2009, Q CELLS has been on Australian soil and has since been supporting the local community. 


The key slogan of the organization is to use limitless sunshine as an energy source to produce clean electricity without harming the environment.


6. WINAICO Australia Pty Ltd


Winaico is a relatively small volume manufacturer that provides a premium range of high quality panels with a reasonable price point.


The offices of Winaico globally are in Australia, Taiwan, Germany, the United States, and Japan.

Because of their reliability and performance in harsh Australian environments, Winaico has earned a high reputation in the solar industry and respected installers.


The company produces solar panels with three variances, which are:



WINAICO solar panels are one of the few products in Australia that come with a 2-year insurance policy covering all possible risks. They also offer a 15-year product warranty that covers the cost in case there’s a need for replacement.


7. Suntech – Suntech Solar Module Manufacturer


Wuxi Suntech is a worldwide recognized manufacturer of solar photovoltaics. Crystalline silicon solar cells and modules are designed and produced by the company.


Suntech was founded in 2001 and has since expanded its business in more than 80 countries and regions around the world.


The company is continuously engaged in research and development to improve their solar panels and modules ' conversion efficiency. These efforts led to the production of high-quality, reliable and cost-effective products.


8. Seraphim Solar Australia


Founded in 2011, Seraphim Solar has made a name for itself by delivering world-class solar products in a little less than a decade. The office of Seraphim Solar Australia is in Melbourne. Seraphim's areas of specialization are the manufacturing, production, research and sales of solar PV products. It’s a Tier 1 Solar Module maker, listed by BNEF with 8GW+ Modules installed world widely.


It has 5GW Module production capacity although it mainly distribute in 4 countries, including Australia, South Africa, China and Japan, it’s products have been installed across more than 40 countries


The company manufactures the following type of solar products: 



9. JA Solar Co., Ltd


In the 2019 PV Module Reliability Scorecard, jointly released by DNV GL and PVEL, JA Solar, a world-leading manufacturer of high-performance photovoltaic devices, announced that JA Solar was recognized as the "Top Performer" of the year.


The scorecard, jointly released by DNV GL, the world's largest independent energy assessment and certification agency and PVEL, a leading reliability and performance testing laboratory for solar modules, provides the most detailed publicly available reliability test results for solar modules and guides solar project developers, financiers, and asset owners and operators around the world in choosing cost-effective solutions.


10. Longi Solar, LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd


In the first quarterly release of PV-Tech's latest PV ModuleTech Bankability Ratings, LONGi Solar, a subsidiary of LONGi Green Energy Technology Co., Ltd, achieved AA-Rating status.


LONGi Solar is one of only four solar photovoltaic (PV) module suppliers eligible in the industry-wide top-performing AA ranking group.


The PV Module-Tech bankability rating system is the solar industry's first competent tool that allows stakeholders and consumers to understand and benchmark solar modules.