As residential PV systems are becoming increasingly complex and new technologies come to market, PES was keen to hear from Thomas Haering, Managing Director of GoodWe, about its installer program and how it’s becoming a one-stop-shop for complete storage systems.
PES: A warm welcome to PES Thomas, it’s lovely to have you with us. It would be great to start with an introduction to GoodWe if you don’t mind?
Thomas Haering: Thank you for giving me the chance to speak with you. Let me give you some numbers to allow you to put GoodWe in the right perspective. GoodWe is a world-leading PV inverter and energy storage solutions manufacturer. With an accumulative delivery of more than two million inverters and installation of 23GW in more than 100 countries and regions, GoodWe solar inverters have been used in residential and commercial rooftops, industrial and utility scale systems and range from 0.7kW to 250kW.
GoodWe has more than 2300 employees situated in 15 different countries and is regarded as the Global No.1 storage inverter by Wood Mackenzie in 2020. GoodWe is also ranked as one of the Top 10 inverter suppliers by IHS Markit and has achieved six consecutive TUV Rheinland ‘All Quality Matters’ Awards. Furthermore, last year GoodWe was listed as a public limited company on the Shanghai Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 688390).
PES: What levels of growth have
you experienced since the company
TH: Since its founding, our mission has always been the global energy transition, to create a sustainable future for earth, for mankind, and for future generations. Starting from these foundations, the company has invested heavily in recent years in internationalization, opening branches on all continents, with sales staff, highly qualified technicians, service centres and in particular a strong distribution network with long lasting partnerships.