Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (Hanwha SolarOne) is an integrated manufacturer of silicon ingots, silicon wafers, Photovoltaic (PV) cells and PV modules in China. The Company also provides PV module processing services and sells PV cells and PV modules both directly to system integrators and through third party distributors to countries in Japan, South Africa, China, the United States, Korea, Canada and the United Kingdom. A PV cell is a semiconductor device that converts sunlight into electricity by a process known as the photovoltaic effect. The Company produces multicrystalline silicon cells that are 156 millimeters x 156 millimeters and sells its PV modules under the SolarOne brand name. The ingots manufactured by SolarOne technology are used for the manufacture of wafers. The wafers manufactured by SolarOne Qidong and SolarOne technology are used for the manufacture of PV cells and PV modules. The Company provides PV module processing services to convert PV cells into PV modules.