The top solar panel manufacturing companies in the world, by market share, are JinkoSolar, JA Solar, and Trina Solar.
These companies top the list, not because they produce the highest quality panels, but because manufacturer rankings are based on the total volume of solar panels that the companies ship. The solar industry is a high volume market, so larger manufacturers win by supplying an increasingly hungry market that tends to favor large-scale projects.
But a new company is gearing up to "top" this list—as it plans to build the world’s biggest solar panel manufacturing plant in China. The facility will have the capacity to meet half of all global demand.
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