Panasonic announced today that it will cease the production of solar products at its Malaysian and Japanese factories, completely exiting the solar panel and wafer market by March 2022. Panasonic will continue selling Panasonic-branded modules but through a subcontracted manufacturer.
Panasonic has been a leader in异结合技术（HJT）由于从三洋收购获取原始专利。Panasonic的命中线的模块是独一无二的，使用asmaller 125-mm/5-in. wafer made in-house for 96-cell modules迎合住宅市场。
The Japanese company has a robust residential installation program in North America and has more recently shifted focus to its EverVolt battery system and new EverVolt solar panels. The installer program should continue uninterrupted.
在Panasonic在2020年与特斯拉结束了其制造合作伙伴关系之后，这次完全退出了这一市场。特斯拉的“Gigafactory”在布法罗，纽约. Tesla had been using Panasonic solar cells in its Solar Roof products but has since turned to Chinese manufacturers.