Finding The Best Solar Panel For Your Needs

Choosing Your Solar Panels

Did you know?

In 2018, less than 4% of the total power capacity in Malaysia was generated by renewables? It’s 2020 and we mostly still rely on gas, coal, oil, and hydro-power to generate electricity.

If you want to know when is the ideal time to go solar, I’d say it’s ten years ago. If you want to know when is the next best opportunity, I’d say it’s NOW!

There are many reputable solar energy companies in Malaysia. They are able to tell you the type and number of panels you need depending on your electricity bill. They will also carry out all necessary assessments and calculations to recommend the best solar panels to suit your needs. Besides technical performance, we understand that customer’s main considerations also include price tag, durability and energy efficiency. Based on these criteria, here are some of the most well-known and trustworthy solar panel brands in the market.


The Hong Kong brand GCL is most famous for their products having 2.5mm thick panes of glass to ensure durability and a longer lifespan. While most of their competitors offer only 25 years of warranty, GCL’s panels are covered for 30 years! This definitely gives them an added edge! Besides durable products, GCL also offers a management system that you can access via apps on your devices to ensure that everything is working in optimal condition..


Hanwha Q Cells have successfully combined innovation, product excellence, and a focus on research and development. Although Hanwha’s attention is on national and commercial projects, they also provide high-quality solar panels and inverters for domestic use. Hanwha Q Cells have also been continuously voted for as the best solar panels available because of their superior quality.


JA Solar is a one of the premium names in the solar panel market and industry. In 2018, JA Solar was named the fourth largest manufacturer of solar panels in the world. What is also worth noting is that JA’s products have efficiency rates at a maximum of 18.04%, while the leading brand is at 21%.


Jinko Solar is a global brand that offers a wide range of solar products, including solar panels, to residences, businesses, and industries in the United States, Germany, the UAE, and Asia such as in Malaysia. Their headquarters is based in China and is currently the biggest solar panel manufacturer in the world.


SunPuwer is known for efficiency, design quality, and performance. The offer some of the most reliable and flexible solar panels, complete systems, and solar storage across Malaysia and in other parts of the world through their X, E and P series.

Key Takeaways:

  • GCL Solar, Hanwha Q Cells, JA Solar, Jinko Solar and Sunpower are widely considered the top solar panel companies.
  • Consider the price tags, durability and energy efficiency when evaluating panel options.
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