WQ Inc.
WQ Inc.

About Us

In order to achieve the bright future of Japan, "the world-class quality" will be introduced into Japan.

The current solar power industry is exactly a mixture of good and bad.Since solar power system is intend to be used for a long period such as 10 and 20 years, it is very important to choose the one with a good quality.In the current solar power industry, the European market centering in Germany has preceded.Especially for peropheral equipment such as a mounting system, there are so many high-quality products at a low cost in the grown European market.Of course, there are a variety of excellent products such as power conditioners and solar cell modules in Japan, too.We will continue to propose the optimal product mix that fits to customer's situation from the market of all over the world including Japan.

"The world-class quality to Japan"

Director of our WQ Inc. has involved in the solar power industry from a position of German-made module manufactureres and professional system construction.Taking advandage of its know-how, we have acted aiming at making customer's happiness with the motto of "the world-class quality to Japan." Renewable energy revolution that is proceeding at an accelerated pace in the world would increasingly be popular in the future. The social structural conversion, which the energy that has been dominated by some companies for a long time is carried by a general company, community, and individual, is just trying to happen now. The future of Japanese is entrusted to each one of people's hands who lives there and their consciousness. WQ Inc. would like to continue helping such future development of Japan.

Company Information

Company Name WQ Inc.
Date of Establishment May 8, 2013
Adress GINZA GRASS GATE 4F, 1-19-12 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
Phone 03-6263-0677
Fax 03-6263-0678
CEO Steffen Studeny
Board Members Koichi Nakanishi
Business 1. Planning, development, manufacturing, sales, and import and export of power machinery equipment utilizing renewable energy.
2. Consulting and project management services related to renewable energy.
3. Sales of power generation services and electricity utilizing renewable energy.
4. Design, execution of construction, maintenance, and sales of solar power system.
Our Banks Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Shinsei Bank, Resona Bank, Mizuho Bank
Annual Sales (2014) 3.5 billion yen
Company Name WQ Inc.
Date of Establishment May 8, 2013
Adress GINZA GRASS GATE 4F, 1-19-12 Ginza Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061 Japan
Phone 03-6263-0677
Fax 03-6263-0678
CEO Steffen Studeny
Board Members Koichi Nakanishi, Takao Awata
Business 1. Planning, development, manufacturing, sales, and import and export of power machinery equipment utilizing renewable energy.
2. Consulting and project management services related to renewable energy.
3. Sales of power generation services and electricity utilizing renewable energy.
4. Design, execution of construction, maintenance, and sales of solar power system.
Our Banks Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Shinsei Bank, Resona Bank, Mizuho Bank
Annual Sales (2014) 3.5 billion yen

WQ Members

1

Co- founder/ CEO
Steffen Studeny

Ex-Representative Director of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He was born in an environmentally developed country, Germany and have lived in Japan since 2003.He is the ex-representative of Q cells Japan. With his mega solar consultant experience,he proposes to a customer by a global sense and a wide view. As a rare presence that is familiar with a solar power industry in Europe and Japan, his connection of foreign investors, domestic system integrators, and each manufacturer gets across to all over the world.

February 17, 1973 Born in Wolfen, Germany
2003-2008 Bosch Ltd.
2008-January 2013 Representative director of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
February 2013- Representative director of saferay Pte. Ltd. (Mega solar consulting company)
Representative director of German investment company

2

Co- founder/ Board member
Takao Awata

Representative Director of Kei Communication Technology Inc.

Specialist in network engineering and plant engineering.He has the first class electric work specialist and achieved not only a design, but also deep trust from a site.With an electrical desing by his own theory, the plant he involves boasts a distinguished power generation performance.He is a technical leader in solar power industry in Japan with his outstanding technical capabilities and ideas, such as the first smart meter development in Japan and a development of independent power, "personal energy", which was adopted by NEXCO.

April 25, 1968 Born in Hyogo, Japan
2000 Established Kei Communication Technology Inc. and became a representative director
February 2006 Manufacturing Award Winners (Himeji)
May 2008 Developed the first smart meter in Japan
September 2010 Capital cooperation with Mirai Industry Co.,ltd.
June 2011 Developed independent power "personal energy"
April 2013 Adopted personal energy to Honshi high way

3

Co- founder/ Board member
Koichi Nakanishi

Ex-Sales / Marketing Department Executive Manager of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has a record that launched Q cells Japan Co., Ltd as a sale and marketing manager. Also, he has leading insights in regards to manufacturing through his manufacturer work experience for 15 years. With respect to solar power generataion, he is a specialist who learned everything from environmentally advanced country, Germany.He proposes the world's first-class products to Japanese customers with a key word of "high quality."

May 12, 1975 Born in Tokyo, Japan
1999-2010 Keyence Co.
2010-March 2013 Sales and Marketing Department Executive Manager of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.


4

Project Development Department/Director
Minoru Imada

Ex-Sales Department / Eastern Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has already experienced in solar power industry, such as residential, industrial, sales, and site management, for more than 10 years.Taking advantage of his reliable experience and a wide range of knowledge that has been developed in practice, he proposes true quality including construction work through component of modules.He has achieved deep trust from customers in sincere proposal of his real intention.

February 6, 1980 Born in Aichi, Japan
April 2001-March 2011 Sato Kensetsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.
April 2011-December 2013 Sales Department / Eastern Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
January 2014- WQ Inc.

5

Sales Department / Western Area / Manager
Takashi Hatano

Ex-Sales Department / Western Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

Through the sale of residential solar power generation system for 9 years, he has a skill of product selection from the customer's viewpoint and product suggestion.Also, by module manufacturer work experience of two years, he has deep knowledge of manufacturing process and quality of modules.He has a nickname of Japanese Carl Lewis and also is a running broad jump record holder at Meiji University.No one surpasses his "leap" in his performance.

July 12, 1980 Born in Hyogo, Japan
2003-September 2011 Solar Power Generataion System Sales Company
October 2011-August 2013 Sales Department / Western Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
September 2013- WQ Inc.

6

Sales Department / Eastern Japan and Okinawa Area
Yusuke Ryuzoji

Ex-HousingELow-pressure project in charge of Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.

After studying in the University of Washington, he entered Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.He committed to the soloar power generation business start-up. In corporate sales, including a residential and the low-pressure system,he has a record of selling solar power system more than 100 orders per month.His bright personality and positive attitude towards everything have gained overwhelming trust from customres.

May 26, 1986 Born in Nagasaki, Japan
2011-April 2014 Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.
May 2014- WQ Inc.

7

Sales Department / Western Japan Area
Koji Murogaki

Ex-HousingELow-pressure project in charge of Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has a work experience at a residential solar power generation system sales company and is also familiar with B to C business. He has his own theory especially in door-to-door sales. His technical knowledge also became much firmer through a module manufacturer work experience.A style of customer's perspective and his cultivated guts from high school baseball team obtain trust from customers.

July 13, 1982 Born in Hyogo, Japan
2005-February 2013 Solar Power Generataion System Sales Company
March 2013 - June 2014 Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.
July 2014- WQ Inc.


Representative Director
Steffen Studeny

Ex-Representative Director of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He was born in an environmentally developed country, Germany and have lived in Japan since 2003.He is the ex-representative of Q cells Japan. With his mega solar consultant experience, he proposes to a customer by a global sense and a wide view. As a rare presence that is familiar with a solar power industry in Europe and Japan, his connection of foreign investors, domestic system integrators, and each manufacturer gets across to all over the world.

February 17, 1973:Born in Wolfen, Germany
2003-2008:Bosch Ltd.
2008-January 2013:Representative director of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
February 2013-Representative director of saferay Pte. Ltd. (Mega solar consulting company), Representative director of German investment company

Director
Takao Awata

Representative Director of Kei Communication Technology Inc.

Specialist in network engineering and plant engineering.He has the first class electric work specialist and achieved not only a design, but also deep trust from a site.With an electrical desing by his own theory, the plant he involves boasts a distinguished power generation performance.He is a technical leader in solar power industry in Japan with his outstanding technical capabilities and ideas, such as the first smart meter development in Japan and a development of independent power, "personal energy", which was adopted by NEXCO.

April 25, 1968:Born in Hyogo, Japan
2000:Established Kei Communication Technology Inc. and became a representative director
February 2006:Manufacturing Award Winners (Himeji)
May 2008:Developed the first smart meter in Japan
September 2010:Capital cooperation with Mirai Industry Co.,ltd.
June 2011:Developed independent power "personal energy"
April 2013:Adopted personal energy to Honshi high way

Director
Koichi Nakanishi

Ex-Sales / Marketing Department Executive Manager of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has a record that launched Q cells Japan Co., Ltd as a sale and marketing manager. Also, he has leading insights in regards to manufacturing through his manufacturer work experience for 15 years.With respect to sunlight, he is a specialist who learned everything from environmentally advanced country, Germany.He proposes the world's first-class products to Japanese customers with a key word of "high quality."

May 12, 1975:Born in Tokyo, Japan
1999-2010:Keyence Co.
2010-March 2013:Sales and Marketing Department Executive Manager of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.


Sales / Eastern JapanEOkinawa Area / The Second Class Electric Work Specialist / Project Development / Manager
Minoru Imada

Ex-Sales Department / Eastern Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has already experienced in solar power industry, such as residential, industrial, sales, and site management, for more than 10 years.Taking advantage of his reliable experience and a wide range of knowledge that has been developed in practice, he proposes true quality including construction work through component of modules.He has achieved deep trust from customers in sincere proposal of his real intention.

February 6, 1980:Born in Aichi, Japan
April 2001-March 2011:Sato Kensetsu Kogyo Co., Ltd.
April 2011-December 2013:Sales department / Eastern Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
January 2014-:WQ Inc.

Sales Department / Western Area / Manager
Takashi Hatano

Ex-Sales Department / Western Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.

Through the sale of residential solar power generation system for 9 years, he has a skill of product selection from the customer's viewpoint and product suggestion.Also, by module manufacturere work experience of two years, he has deep knowledge of manufacturing process and quality of modules.He has a nickname of Japanese Carl Lewis and also is a running broad jump record holder at Meiji University.No one surpasses his "leap" in his performance.

July 12, 1980:Born in Hyogo, Japan
2003-September 2011:Solar Power Gnerataion System Sales Company
October 2011-August 2013:Sales department / Western Japan of Q cells Japan Co., Ltd.
September 2013-:WQ Inc.

Sales Department / Eastern JapanEOkinawa Area
Yusuke Ryuzoji

Ex-HousingELow-pressure project in charge of Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.

After studying in the University of Washington, he entered Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.He committed to the soloar power generation business start-up.In corporate sales, including a residential and the low-pressure system,he has a record of selling solar power system more than 100 orders per month.His bright personality and positive atitude towards everything have gained overwhelming trust from customres.

May 26, 1986:Bron in Nagasaki, Japan
2011-April 2014:Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.
May 2014-:WQ Inc.

Sales Department / Western Japan Area
Koji Murogaki

Ex-HousingELow-pressure project in charge of Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.

He has a work experience at a residential solar power generation system sales company and is also familiar with B to C business. He has his own theory especially in door-to-door sales. His technical knowledge also became much firmer through a module manufacturer work experience.A style of customer's perspective and his cultivated guts from high school baseball team obtain trust from customers.

July 13, 1982:Born in Hyogo, Japan
2005-February 2013:Solar Power Gnerataion System Sales Company
March 2013 - June 2014:Hanwha Q Cells Japan Co., Ltd.
July 2014-:WQ Inc.