GoodWe is a large, well known Chinese inverter manufacturer established in 2010. It is founded by JXT with an investment of 20 million dollars and supported by Chinese government. It is a leading venture with its focus on research and manufacturing of PV inverters and energy storage solutions. Its mission is to provide seamless and hassle-free products and solutions. Goodwe Australian office is in Glenroy, Victoria.
The company specialises in the production of string solar inverters with a power range between 1.5 kW and 17kW and central solar inverters with power range from 100kW to 500kW. These inverters are used in residential and commercial rooftop, industrial and ground mounted projects. Altogether there are seven different series of solar inverters inorder to meet the specific needs of the customers.
The year 2010 marked the remarkable journey of Goodwe . In 2011 they completed the company team building and started product research and development. In 2012 got approved for Engineering Technology Research Centre for solar on-grid inverters in Suzhou. The SS series and DS series inverters were launched to the market. By 2014, Goodwe became one of the top 20 of photovoltaic power station industry. In 2016, Goodwe launched the Smart Energy Management System. They launched New MT series of three phase inverters .They signed a cooperation agreement with Aliyun. Goodwe inverters became part of Ikea’s new solar shops in Europe. By 2017, Goodwe entered global top 20 PV inverters manufacturers list from IHS Markit. They launched second generation of MT series. They launched SBP series, the world’s first A.C. coupled retrofit inverter with UPS function. A strategic cooperation agreement is signed with Tigo. It is their hard work and dedication made them achieve their present status. It has received many laurels in its path to success.
Goodwe has an average monthly sales volume of 30,000 pieces in 2019 and 12 GW installed in more than 100 countries. It is ranked as World Top 10 solar inverter manufacturer by Bloomberg, IHS & Wood Mackenzie. It is a bankable company and has a corporate reputation of being successful in every market it operates.
Innovation and quality control form the key features of Goodwe. They have extensive research programs with a R&D team of 200 employees and 2 global research centres. As a result they are able to come up with products and solutions for residential, commercial and utility scale PV systems, assuring its quality and performance. Goodwe constantly strives for a greener environment as they believe it’s their responsibility to provide our next generation with a more sustainable future.
Their inverters are all clean energy council approved. Widely sold in Australia the GW5000D-NS & GW6000D-NS is a cost effective inverter. Goodwe is affordable and provides a great performance. A Goodwe Inverter will cost about $200 more than a Growatt Inverter, and about $800 cheaper than a Fronius or SMA Inverter. Goodwe provides a “Hybrid” inverter that combines a PV/Solar Inverter with a Battery Inverter. Goodwe is a great choice if one is considering adding energy storage or claiming feed in tariffs. They have a range of Hybrid and AC coupled inverters and they have a remarkable DC coupled DC inverter that can be connected to any solar inverter. All Goodwe inverters include Wifi monitoring as standard.
Quality is the key to success. They start quality assurance right from the selection of raw materials. Only the most reliable and prominent components are selected for inverters. 90% of their raw materials are selected from world Top 500 companies. Goodwe continually strive to improve the quality of Management System so as to deliver safe and defect free products and to ensure that delivery and performance of products will be of customer satisfaction. The company’s perseverance in quality management has brought many certifications for the design and manufacture of PV inverters.
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GoodWe inverters come with a standard manufacturer’s warranty of 66 months (5.5 years) from the date of production. The accessory products come with a warranty of 2 .5 years from the date of production. For inverters, warranty can be extended within 24 months of production. GoodWe standard warranty covers the cost for work and material to regain inverter functioning. Other expenses are not covered. For inverters, extra warranty can be purchased for 10, 15, 20 or 25 years while for accessories extra warranty can be purchased for 5 years only.
It is a customer-oriented organization and to improve customer service, GoodWe is now launching an on-line purchase function to help customers extend their product warranty conveniently. Customers in Australia can directly purchase the extended warranty by visiting GoodWe Australia website.
GoodWe caught the attention of solar companies in Australia when German Photon Magazine awarded them AA rating in their strictest testing and ranked them second in the residential inverter classification and Top5 in commercial.
Being a fast growing company, GoodWe firmly believes energy storage is the future of their business. They focus on brand building. Since establishment, the brand has been improving its quality, service and cost effectiveness.
2019 was a brilliant year for GoodWe in the global market. GoodWe has become the world’s 4th largest supplier of three-phase inverters for use on Commercial and Industrial (C & I) applications. The position of company has continued to move upwards in international rating, reaffirming the positive trends shown over the years and heralding a bright future. GoodWe expects to soar higher in the coming years with better products and partnerships.