Hanwha Solar Enters Distribution Partnership with AEE Solar

Hanwha Solar to begin supplying product to AEE Solar this Fall

Orlando, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 — Hanwha Solar, a global provider of total solar energy solutions and a leading manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers, and photovoltaic cells and modules, today entered a distribution partnership with AEE Solar, one of the nation's largest and most well- established wholesale distributors of solar products and equipment.


The partnership will expand Hanwha Solar's distribution channel and strengthen its commitment to the residential market. AEE Solar will add the Hanwha Solar HSL60 Poly module to its distribution network in October.

"Hanwha Solar's best-in-class solutions further AEE's goals of offering the products, training and support needed for our customers to succeed," said Gregg Fisher, vice president and general manager for AEE Solar. "With an industry-leading module warranty and a proven track record of more than 2 gigawatts of modules delivered worldwide, Hanwha Solar products provide the right balance of price and quality to meet the demands of the market."

Hanwha Solar modules are backed by an industry leading 12-year workmanship and 25-year linear power warranty.

"Expanding our presence in the North America residential market is a key growth strategy for Hanwha Solar," said Mark Bronez, president of Hanwha SolarOne North America. "We are partnering with AEE Solar because of its proven commitment to excellence and reputation as one of the most trusted companies in solar."

AEE Solar will exhibit Hanwha Solar's HSL60 Poly module during Solar Power International, taking place September 11-13, 2012 in Orlando, Fla. AEE Solar's exhibit booth is #2849 and Hanwha Solar is exhibiting in booth #2800.

CONTACT:

John Xi, Hanwha SolarOne
PR & Advertising Manager
Phone: +86 21 385 215 21
Email: john.xi@hanwha-solarone.com

North American Contact

Joey Marquart, Edelman
Phone: (650) 762-2987
Email: joey.marquart@edelman.com

About Hanwha Solar

Hanwha Solar is a global provider of total solar energy solutions and a leading manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic cells and modules. As the flagship company of Korea's Hanwha Group—a FORTUNE 500 company—Hanwha Solar offers value beyond its high-quality products by providing various value-added services such as joint-development, project funding and co-marketing. As a global solar energy solution provider, Hanwha Solar maintains a strong worldwide presence, with employees located throughout Europe, North America and Asia. It embraces environmental responsibility and sustainability, playing a major role in the voluntary photovoltaic recycling program and various community-development projects. Delivering top value to customers through fully-integrated solar solutions, Hanwha Solar's overriding goal is to set new standards in innovation and value by redefining what it means to be a vertically integrated company. For more information, visit www.hanwha-solarone.com.

About AEE Solar, Inc.

AEE Solar Inc., a subsidiary of Mainstream Energy Corporation, is one of the nation's largest wholesale distributors of solar products and equipment. With over 30 years of solar expertise, AEE offers their customers the products, training and support needed to succeed. AEE supplies resellers, contractors, integrators, and installers the field-tested, reliable products they need to design, install and maintain renewable energy systems. For more, visit AEESolar.com or call 800.777.6609.

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