Dr. Narayanan will cover important milestones in the history of photovoltaics.

SHANGHAI, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — [WorldofPhotovoltaics.com]


Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (f/k/a Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd., or “Hanwha SolarOne” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SOLF), a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers and photovoltaic (“PV”) cells and modules in China, will be delivering a presentation at SNEC PV Power Expo 2011 on February 22, 2011, given by Dr. Srinivasamohan “Mohan” Narayanan, Vice President of Technology at Hanwha SolarOne.

In his presentation, Five Decades of Photovoltaics: Where to Now?, Dr. Narayanan will cover important milestones in the history of photovoltaics, identify key catalysts for industry growth, and assess what these historical market dynamics mean for the solar industry.

“In order to create sustainable growth, we must better understand the history, current state, and future progression of the photovoltaics industry,” commented Dr. Narayanan. “By closely examining the evolution of PV technology and market adoption trends, we uncover new opportunities and applications which will drive technological development.”

Five Decades of Photovoltaics: Where to Now? will be presented at the SNEC PV Power Expo 2011, taking place February 22-24, 2011, at the Shanghai New International Expo Center in Shanghai, China.

About Hanwha SolarOne

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd., f/k/a Solarfun Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: SOLF) is a vertically integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, wafers, PV cells and modules. Hanwha SolarOne offers high-quality, reliable products and services at competitive prices. Partnering with third party distributors, OEM manufacturers, and system integrators, Hanwha SolarOne serves the utility, commercial/government, and residential markets. The company maintains a strong worldwide presence with employees located throughout Europe, North America, and Asia and embraces environmental responsibility and sustainability with an active role in the voluntary photovoltaic recycling program. The Company benefits from its strategic partnership with its largest shareholder Hanwha Group who is active in solar project development and financing and plans to produce polysilicon in the future. For more information visit: www.hanwha-solarone.com.

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