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Qcells completes acquisition of Geli, solidifying its expansion by offering integrated C&I solutions

  • Combined capabilities will provide C&I customers with integrated PV+EMS+ESS solutions for optimized business velocity, efficiency, and confidence, resulting in maximized project value and revenue potential

[Irvine, United States, December 21, 2020] Qcells announced today that it has completed the acquisition of San Francisco-based energy storage solutions company Growing Energy Labs, Inc. (Geli). The two companies have begun the process of integrating its U.S. operations.

As previously announced on August 6, 2020, the transaction brings together Geli’s end-to-end software platform and proprietary artificial intelligence technology with Qcells’ market-leading solar solutions. As one of the only providers of integrated C&I PV+EMS+ESS solutions, Qcells can now provide accurate project energy analytics, sizing & revenue projections, one-stop contracting & supplying, and commissioning & operations. These core capabilities are expected to provide customers with optimized business velocity, business efficiency, and business confidence, resulting in maximized project value and revenue potential.

“Qcells and Geli have long been committed to innovation and a cleaner tomorrow through smart energy solutions. We are pleased to reach today’s milestone and to finally welcome the Geli team to the Qcells family. Together we hope to strengthen our commitment to the U.S. market and to bring superior value to our customers and partners in a segment slated for future growth.” Hee Cheul (Charles) Kim, CEO of Qcells said.

“We’re tremendously excited about the acceleration Qcells is bringing to our business”, said Dan Loflin, CEO of Geli. “Our customers see value in the strength of software offerings paired with industry leading PV and ESS, along with the support of a financially bankable and reliable brand like Qcells.”

About Qcells

Qcells is a renowned total energy solutions provider in solar cell and module, energy storage, downstream project business and energy retail. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with operations all over the world. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, Qcells provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets. For more information, visit: http://www.q-cells.com.

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