SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Wuxi Suntech, one of the World's leading solar module manufacturers announced a partnership with Munich Re, one of the World's leading reinsurers, to provide insurance back up to its 25 year solar module warranty for all modules shipped to the US. This partnership is further validation of Suntech's bankability. To qualify for this insurance, Suntech successfully completed Munich Re's rigorous process and scrutiny that included product audits and factory visits.
The insurance provides back up coverage of all Suntech modules produced in 2016 and 2017 based on an upfront lump sum premium payment.
"Our partnership with Munich Re is one of our many steps to show US customers Suntech's commitment to them and the US market and reinforce their confidence in the bankability of Suntech modules based on reliable performance over time," said He Shuangquan, Executive President of Suntech.
"Munich Re values our new partnership with Suntech as during our risk management evaluation we were very convinced of their key component suppliers, the high quality materials for its modules and its intensive quality assurance process," said Michael Schrempp, Munich Re's Head of Green Tech Solutions.
Founded in 2001, Suntech has been supplying photovoltaic panels to more than a thousand customers in more than 80 countries. Leveraging its pioneering R&D and customer-centric management style, Wuxi Suntech aims to provide reliable access to nature's cleanest and most abundant energy source for people all over the world.
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SOURCE Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd.