Hanwha Q CELLS Received 'Terrawatt Diamond Award' for its advanced Q.ANTUM Cell Technology at SNEC 2016

-- SNEC Organizing Committee awards the ´Terrawatt Diamond Award` only to the Top-Ten out of 1,500 companies for their latest and most advanced technology -- Industry validation of matured Q.ANTUM solar cell technology as one of the most advanced and innovative technologies showcased at this year´s SNEC in Shanghai

SEOUL, South Korea, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (the "Company" or "Hanwha Q CELLS") (NASDAQ: HQCL), one of the world's largest photovoltaic (PV) companies, received the 'Terrawatt Diamond Award` at this year's SNEC PV Power Expo in Shanghai China. The 'Terrawatt Diamond Award` is being awarded by the Organizing Committee of SNEC in order to honor the Top-Ten among a total of 1,500 companies for their latest and most advanced technologies. Hanwha Q CELLS received the prize for the second year in a row for exhibiting its proprietary and matured Q.ANTUM technology. This proprietary cell architecture is based on a rear-side passivation of the solar cell and includes many additional technological features for maximum energy yield under real conditions.


At SNEC 2016 Hanwha Q CELLS showcased its latest Q.ANTUM products and prototypes, such as the Q.PLUS series, a polycrystalline high performance solar module for optimized performance in real life conditions. In addition, the Q.ANTUM mono prototype with power classes of up to 305 watt from a 60 cell module was also showcased, demonstrating Q.ANTUM technology's readiness on both poly- and monocrystalline wafer materials, as well as a Glass-to-Glass prototype showing Q.ANTUMS applicability to all kinds of conditions and demands.

Hanwha Q CELLS' CEO Seongwoo Nam said, "We are honored to receive the award by the SNEC Committee, and this is yet another industry validation of our leading technology and high quality products." He added, "We will continue to offer the best products to our valued customers and expand our market positions in China and in the APAC region."

About Hanwha Q CELLS

Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HQCL) is one of the world's largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-quality, high-efficiency solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ). With its diverse international manufacturing facilities in South Korea, Malaysia and China, Hanwha Q CELLS is in a unique position to flexibly address all global markets. Hanwha Q CELLS offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, from modules to kits to systems to large scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, the company provides excellent services and long-term partnership to its customers in the utility, commercial, government and residential markets. Hanwha Q CELLS is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 10 business enterprise in South Korea. For more information, visit http://investors.hanwha-qcells.com.

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