Key list: leading solar module manufacturers by capacity

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This month our power industry key list brings you the 15 largest solar module manufacturers by capacity, as ranked by GlobalData's Power Intelligence Centre. All numbers up to date as of December 2020.

Company name

Entity type    

Number of employeesActive capacity (MW)
First Solar IncPublic6,60013,426
JinkoSolar Holding Co LtdPublic15,19512,106
Trina Solar Co LtdPublic12,7437,806
Total SEPublic107,7767,565
Canadian Solar IncPublic12,1297,016
CHINT GroupPrivate-5,506
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company LimitedPrivate7,1415,028
Hanwha Q CELLS Co LtdPrivate7,5104,713
Golden Concord Group LimitedPrivate-2,330
Hareon Solar Technology Co LtdPrivate3131,897
Idemitsu Kosan Co LtdPublic9,4761,896
Toshiba CorpPublic125,6481,353
Sharp CorpPublic52,8761,331
REC Silicon ASAPublic2831,304
BYD Co LtdPublic229,0001,300