Hanwha SolarOne Announcement Regarding Board Composition

           Hanwha SolarOne Announcement Regarding Board Composition

PR Newswire

SHANGHAI, Dec. 20, 2013

SHANGHAI, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (the
"Company", or "Hanwha SolarOne"), a top-10 global photovoltaic manufacturer of
high-quality, cost-competitive solar modules today announced that the Board of
Directors of the Company (the "Board") passed the following unanimous written
resolutions in Shanghai, China today:

  oMr. Ki-Joon Hong is elected as Chairman of the Board;
  oMr. Ki-Joon Hong's term as Chairman of the Board shall remain effective
    until the earlier of December 19, 2015 or his successor is elected and
    qualified; and
  othe number of Directors is fixed at five, until further adjusted by all
    the Directors from time to time in accordance with the Amended and
    Restated Articles of Association of the Company.

The Company also announces that Mr. Yinzhang Gu's term as a director of the
Company has ended and he is no longer a director of the Company.

About Hanwha SolarOne

Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: HSOL) is one of the top 10 photovoltaic
module manufacturers in the world, providing cost-competitive, high quality PV
modules. It is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, one of the largest business
enterprises in South Korea. Hanwha SolarOne serves the utility, commercial,
government and residential markets through a growing network of third-party
distributors, OEM manufacturers and system integrators. The company maintains
a strong presence worldwide, with a global business network spanning Europe,
North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East. As a
responsible company committed to sustainability, Hanwha SolarOne is an active
member of the PV Cycle take-back and recycling program. For more information,
please visit: www.hanwha-solarone.com.

SOURCE Hanwha SolarOne Co., Ltd.

Website: http://www.hanwha-solarone.com
Contact: Investor Contact: Paul Combs, V.P. of Investor Relations, 6th Floor,
Yongda International Tower, 2277 Longyang Road, Shanghai, PRC 201204, P. R.
China, Tel: 86-21-3852 1533 / Mobile: 86 138 1612 2768, E-mail:
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