Updated 1 month ago

SolarReviews releases top solar panel brands ranking list 2024

February 13, 2024 - Today, SolarReviews released its annual solar panel brand ranking list, and Qcells has been crowned the top solar panel brand for the second year in a row!

Details around the ranking list can be found here, but here is a quick snapshot of the top 2024 solar panel brands: 

  1. Qcells

  2. Silfab Solar

  3. JA Solar

  4. Jinko Solar

  5. Canadian Solar

  6. Longi

  7. Panasonic

  8. REC

  9. Maxeon

  10. SEG

The Solar Panel Manufacturer Scoring System analyzed hundreds of data points drawn from solar panel spec sheets, company financial statements, and state-level government statistics to score each solar panel brand. The ranking covers diverse factors, including each panel’s overall value, module quality, warranty, and the manufacturer’s financial strength and investment in the U.S. market.

“2023 was an interesting year for solar, with rising interest rates and changes to major state solar policies altering the industry landscape. It’s more important than ever that homeowners and installers have access to trustworthy information about investing in solar. That’s why SolarReviews created a list of the top solar panel brands. We’re proud of our ranking system and know that it can help consumers invest in solar confidently”, said Andy Sendy, president of SolarReviews.

“Qcells is proud to deliver complete clean energy solutions to consumers across the U.S. with our affordable, reliable, and sustainable solar and battery storage technologies,” said David Shin, President of Qcells North America. “We are very pleased to be named No. 1 on SolarReviews’ Top U.S. Solar Panel Manufacturers list for the second year in a row. This recognition reflects our dedication to developing high-quality, long-lasting solar products for our customers and our $2.5 billion investment in Georgia to expand our operations and onshore a fully integrated solar supply chain. Just this past October, we began the assembly of two new solar products at our expanded Dalton, Georgia, facility: The Q.TRON G2 residential solar panel and a bifacial panel for the commercial and utility market. As we continue to innovate and grow, we take pride in being a leader in the U.S. solar industry and our role in shaping the clean energy transition into a reality.”

“Silfab Solar is honored to be awarded the Number 2 Best Solar Panel Manufacturer for 2024. Our significant rise in the ranking is a testament to Silfab’s long and successful made-in-America production of high-performing, durable solar modules. For decades, Silfab’s core philosophy is to utilize best-in-class technology and superior quality control to deliver next-generation solar for residential and commercial customers. As an original North American solar company that continues to invest and expand our USA manufacturing footprint, Silfab looks forward to earning more honors from Solar Reviews as well as the continued customer trust we strive for every day.” Paolo Maccario, President & CEO.

About SolarReviews

SolarReviews is America’s leading independent website for solar leads for installers, reviews, and comparisons of solar panel installation companies and residential solar panel brands for homeowners. They offer consumer and expert reviews, specifications and warranty details, panel prices, and quote comparison tools that streamline the solar installation process and make it easy for homeowners. For more information, visit https://www.solarreviews.com.

About Qcells

Qcells is one of the world’s leading clean energy companies, recognized for its established reputation as a manufacturer of high-performance as well as high-quality solar cells and panels. Qcells strives to offer completely clean energy through the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, intelligent storage solutions, renewable electricity contracting, and large-scale solar power plants. Earlier this month, Qcells announced it would invest over $2.5 billion to build a complete solar supply chain in the United States, from raw materials to finished panels. As part of this announcement, Qcells will increase its solar panel assembly by an additional 2 gigawatts at its existing facility in Dalton, Georgia. They will be the first clean energy company to have a fully integrated, silicon-based supply chain in the U.S.