Risen solar panels reviews

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About Risen, Solar Panels

Risen solar panels review

Risen Energy is a Chinese manufacturer of  solar panels that have a 15 year product warranty rather than the 10 years some manufacturers have.  Their panels are certified as corrosion resistant which makes them suitable for installation anywhere in Australia and they have an Australian office in Melbourne.

Q1 2019 Tier 1 rankings from Bloomberg New Energy Finance placed Risen as the third largest Chinese panel manufacturer, with an output of 8.6 gigawatts. The company's web site currently states it has reached a module production capacity of 11.1GW.

In 2020, Risen Energy again made GlobalData’s top ten list of solar panel manufacturers for global shipments in the previous year.

Risen Energy Solar Panels

At the time of updating this page (May 2020), Risen Energy produces panels with efficiencies of up to 20.2% (Risen Jager Plus). They all have a 15 year product warranty that covers the panels if they fail due to a fault in manufacturing. In addition they have a 25 year performance warranty, but that is unlikely to be of benefit to households. You can read more about solar panel warranties here.

Company History

Risen Energy was founded in 1986 in Ninghai in eastern Zhejiang Province, around 200km south of Shanghai.

While they have not grown as fast as some other Chinese panel manufacturers, Risen Energy has not overextended itself financially and carries an AAA credit rating.

In addition to their Chinese facilities, Risen Energy has solar panel manufacturing capacity in Vietnam

Warranty Procedure For Orphaned Risen Customers

If you have purchased Risen panels from a solar installer who has since gone out of business, the responsibility for warranty claims shifts to Risen. They have an Australian office in Victoria, and their customer service line is 03 9021 7788 (note: see below)  - affected customers should contact this line for warranty assistance. 

They will arrange for the panels to be checked, and will handle replacement under warranty through one of their authorised distributors. Labor costs involved with panel replacement are not covered under warranty.

Risen Energy Solar Panels Are Probably A Reliable Brand

Risen are one of the higher quality Chinese manufacturers. Independent testing has shown their panels can perform extremely well, and they back their products with an above average 15 year product warranty. Risen panels should be a reliable and cost-effective panel - but bear in mind the company's current customer service number issues.

Risen Solar Panel Reviews

18 x Risen 370W panels with panel optimisers
Bought From: Perth Solar Force
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No issues with panels. Continue to deliver.
Bought From: Mondiaux Pty Ltd
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Chose this one due to Western Australian government use and review
Bought From: Perth Solar Warehouse
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Everything seems fine so far. Now 1 year further on & everything is great, very happy.
Bought From: JDZ Solar and Electrical
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The panels look good after nine months; can only presume all is well with them.
Bought From: Solstra Residential
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32 X 370w panels
Bought From: Solar Power Nation
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Great value for money with 15-year product warranty.
Bought From: Perth Solar Warehouse
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Being Perth and sunny, I am seeing maximum output for the majority of the day
Bought From: Green Wiring
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Doing exactly what they said on the tin.
Bought From: Perth Solar Force
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They are still producing the same power output.
Bought From: Future NRG Pty Ltd
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$40.00 input over 70 winter days.
Roof tiles broken allowing leakage inside the house, compromising my family safety, health and quality of life. Unsuccessful repairs - more than 3 months of distress and lack of proper response from the company
Bought From: My Energy Group Melbourne
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I chose Risen Jager Plus due to its 15-year product warranty and attractive price point.
Bought From: Perth Solar Warehouse
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Risen has 44 solar panels in our database

Model Type Size PTC Performance Ratio Californian Approved
RSM60-6-230MMonocrystalline23020890.43Yes
RSM60-6-230PPolycrystalline23020890.43Yes
RSM60-6-235MMonocrystalline23521290.21Yes
RSM60-6-235PPolycrystalline23521390.64Yes
RSM60-6-240MMonocrystalline24021790.42Yes
RSM60-6-240PPolycrystalline24021890.83Yes
RSM60-6-245MMonocrystalline24522290.61Yes
RSM60-6-245PPolycrystalline24522290.61Yes
RSM60-6-250MMonocrystalline25022690.40Yes
RSM60-6-250PPolycrystalline25022790.80Yes
RSM60-6-255MMonocrystalline25523190.59Yes
RSM60-6-255PPolycrystalline25523290.98Yes
RSM60-6-260MMonocrystalline26023690.77Yes
RSM60-6-260PPolycrystalline26023690.77Yes
RSM72-6-280MMonocrystalline28025390.36Yes
RSM72-6-280PPolycrystalline28025490.71Yes
RSM72-6-285MMonocrystalline28525890.53Yes
RSM72-6-285PPolycrystalline28525890.53Yes
RSM72-6-290MMonocrystalline29026290.34Yes
RSM72-6-290PPolycrystalline29026390.69Yes
RSM72-6-295MMonocrystalline29526790.51Yes
RSM72-6-295PPolycrystalline29526890.85Yes
RSM72-6-300MMonocrystalline30027290.67Yes
RSM72-6-305MMonocrystalline30527690.49Yes
RSM72-6-310MMonocrystalline31028190.65Yes
RSM72-6-315MMonocrystalline31528690.79Yes
RSM72-6-320MMonocrystalline32029090.63Yes
RSM72-6-325MMonocrystalline32529590.77Yes
SYP200P (54 Poly cells)Polycrystalline20017587.50Yes
SYP210M (54 Mono cells)Monocrystalline21018588.10Yes
SYP210P (54 Poly cells)Polycrystalline21018487.62Yes
SYP220M (54 Mono cells)Monocrystalline22019488.18Yes
SYP220P (54 Poly cells)Polycrystalline22019387.73Yes
SYP230M (60 Mono cells)Monocrystalline23020689.57Yes
SYP240M (60 Mono cells)Monocrystalline24021690.00Yes
SYP250M (60 Mono cells)Monocrystalline25022590.00Yes
SYP250P (60 Poly cells)Polycrystalline25022288.80Yes
SYP260M (60 Mono cells)Monocrystalline26022686.92Yes
SYP260P (60 Poly cells)Polycrystalline26023188.85Yes
SYP270M (72 Mono cells)Monocrystalline27023587.04Yes
SYP280M (72 Mono cells)Monocrystalline28024487.14Yes
SYP290M (72 Mono cells)Monocrystalline29025086.21Yes
SYP300M (72 Mono cells)Monocrystalline30025986.33Yes
SYP305M (72 Mono cells)Monocrystalline30526386.23Yes
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