On May 10th of 2019, the fourth annual Century Photovoltaic Co nference and the PVBL 2018 Photovoltaic Brand Rankings Release Ceremony hosted jointly by Century New Energy Network and Photovoltaic Brand Lab (PVBL) were held at the Sheraton Grand in Shanghai. Centered around the theme of “Photovoltaic Wisdom and Determination under Reform”, the co nference aimed to study the challenges and opportunities associated with the emergent multitrillion photovoltaic industry. With more than 400 industry elites in attendance, many put forward their suggestions from various perspectives on the current state of the China’s Photovoltaic industry and explored future development direction through joint discussions.
The PVBL 2018 Photovoltaic Brand Rankings Release Ceremony was held during the dinner banquet wher e each respective category’s the Top 10 enterprises were announced on the spot, with a large portion of the awards earned by dominant industry enterprises.
Established in 2012, The PVBL rankings is the o nly data research report in China that is supported by a multidimensio nal e valuation system. The multidimensio nal e valuation system provides an accurate reflection of co nsumer attitudes towards brands and offers insight to companies on the effectiveness of their brand positio ning strategies. PVBL’s co ntinuous improvements to its e valuation system year to year has more and overseas institutions paying closer attention to its annual rankings, it can be regarded as the “Barometer of China’s Photovoltaic Market”
PVBL 2018 Photovoltaic Brand Rankings combines Century New Energy Network’s 10-years’ worth of data gathered from with its web ba sed operations with the e valuation criteria of
GB/T 31041-2014 Brand Value – Requirements for Quality e valuation,
GB/T 31042-2014 Brand Value―Requirements for Service e valuation
GB/T 31043-2014 Brand Value―Requirements for Technology Innovation e valuation in order to calculate an enterprise’s corporate brand rating. The maximum achievable corporate brand rating is 1000 and is calculated after companies have undergone the extensive judging system that involves the e valuation of five primary and ten seco ndary indicators. The primary indicators are revenue, research & development, outgoing shipments, impact and service. Seco ndary indicators include brand design, brand popularity, brand reputation, brand loyalty, product quality, service quality, marketing promotion, social responsibility, industry impact and societal impact. Finally, the top 10 PV brand rankings lists for various categories are finalized for the announcement ceremony. These categories include but are not limited to Top PV Power Station Developers, Top Power Station EPC, Top Components, Top Inverters (centralized/string/residential) and Top Residential Systems.