On March 22th Beijing time, the fifth ‘All Quality Matters Solar Congress 2019’ hosted by TÜV Rheinland was held in Hilton Suzhou. Mr. He Shuangquan, president of Suntech was invited to deliver a speech on macro-level issues, including the development trend of PV market.
▲Solar Congress Site
TÜV Rheinland has provided comprehensive testing and certification support for Suntech over the years adhering to the principle of fairness and rigorous attitude as a third-party testing and certification authority. At the beginning of this year, TÜV Rheinland granted the qualification of ‘Laboratory TMP’ to Suntech PV testing center, which proves that Suntech PV testing center fully meets the external laboratory management standards of TÜV Rheinland in all directions in terms of personnel qualification, equipment qualification, facilities and environmental conditions and so on.
Focusing on the PV revolution in the greater China region under the background of Asia-pacific and global economy, this event of All Quality Matters Solar Congress invited many authoritative experts and PV leaders from home and abroad to give advice to PV enterprises, hopefully promoting the vigorous development of the whole PV industry. Mr. He Shuangquan, president of Suntech expounded his views on three issues of ‘Opportunities and challenges of PV development market’, ‘Strategic planning and market layout of Suntech’ and ‘Imagination for long-term development opportunities of future PV industry’.
The overall supply of PV market will be balanced in 2019, but the competition will be much fiercer than 2018’ Mr. He Shuangquan made an objective analysis onsite of the greater changes in the domestic and overseas markets in 2019. The domestic market will face such pressure as structural adjustment, industrial pattern restructuring, technology and business model innovation and development, in addition, the macro policies are unpredictable and any slightest mistake in enterprise decision-making may lead to a disastrous defeat while the competition in overseas market is also fierce and due to the complex international trade environment together with the rapid development of PV manufacturing scale in some countries and regions, these factors bring certain pressure to China’s PV industry. Mr. He shared Suntech’s coping strategy with great interest based on the pattern and changes of PV globalization and Suntech always embrace change, driving management reform actively, implementing full cost control, promoting fine management and strengthening the core competitiveness of the enterprise in the fierce market competition, besides, adhering to the quality continuously in the constant optimization and adjustment of the enterprise management at the same time. Since its establishment 19 years ago, Suntech has built its comprehensive cost advantage centered on ‘Leading Quality’ and ‘Advanced Technology’ with innovating constantly, meanwhile, Suntech firmly takes ‘Global & Local’ as marketing concept and continuously improve its global layout and establishment of localized sales and service system.
Challenges exist together with opportunities and the tough market environment put forward higher request to the development of PV technology from the dialectical point of view and with gradually expanding of monocrystalline PERC, large-size polycrystalline replacing conventional polycrystalline and the emergence of brand new technologies such as imbrication and heterojunction, it will release capacity effectively, which push steady development of the whole industry and eventually promote the early achievement of the goal of ‘Grid Parity’.
▲Mr. He Shuangquan, president of Suntech in an exclusive interview with TÜV