Thalheim, Germany, April 29, 2019
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (“Qcells” or “The Company”), one of the largest solar cell and module manufacturers in the world, today announced that the Company has launched its new solar module product, the Q.PEAK DUO-G6, in a range of high-quality solar markets globally.
The Q.PEAK DUO-G6 is the new iteration of the popular and award-winning Q.PEAK DUO solar modules series. This latest version of Qcells’s half-cell monocrystalline solar module range is manufactured with larger wafers, which boast dimensions of 161.70 mm (as opposed to the 156.75 mm wafer dimensions found in the G5 range). These larger wafers help each module deliver up to about 6% more power, meaning that the 122 cells Q.PEAK DUO-G6 version can deliver 355 Wp. In the format of 144 cells, the Q.PEAK DUO L-G6 has a power output of up to 420Wp.
Half-cell, full benefit
Not only does the Q.PEAK DUO-G6 deliver an impressive higher power output, the solar module boasts another unique function – optimized shading behavior. The upper and lower section of the module can operate independently, reducing the impact of shading and thereby increasing energy yields. Thanks to this function, the Q.PEAK DUO-G6 can generate much more electricity, especially on residential and commercial and industrial (C&I) rooftops.
The Q.PEAK DUO-G6 also has long-term reliability with 85% initial performance after 25 years. Furthermore, the module is manufactured using Qcells patent-protected passivation technology, which is a key ingredient in our Q.ANTUM Technology. Additional cutting-edge technological and security features of Q.ANTUM Technology include excellent Anti LID (light induced degradation) and Anti PID (potential induced degradation) performance, as well as Hot-Spot Protect and traceable quality with Tra.Q™laser identification to protect against counterfeiting.
The Q.PEAK DUO solar modules series proved its competitiveness for technology and quality at Intersolar Europe 2018, winning the Intersolar Award for best Photovoltaic product in a competitive field.
Hee Cheul (Charles) Kim, the CEO of Qcells, said: “Qcells will continue to launch higher output and quality solar modules using our proprietary Q.ANTUM Technology. The Q.PEAK DUO-G6 represents yet another step towards more accessible solar electricity for all, thanks to its higher power output. While we are excited to launch this latest iteration of our half-cell range, Qcells will continue to launch other energy solution products and new business models to meet the ever-changing customer needs across the global solar market.”
The Q.PEAK DUO-G6 is available now in Europe and Korea, and will be rolled out in other leading global markets later this year.
ABOUT HANWHA QCELLS
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. and Hanwha Qcells & Advanced Materials Corporation (Collectively, “Hanwha Qcells”) is one of the world´s largest and most recognized photovoltaic manufacturers for its high-performance, high-quality solar cells and modules. It is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea (Global Executive HQ) and Thalheim, Germany (Technology & Innovation HQ) with its diverse international manufacturing facilities in the U.S, Malaysia, China, and South Korea. Hanwha Qcells offers the full spectrum of photovoltaic products, applications and solutions, from cells and modules to kits to systems to large-scale solar power plants. Through its growing global business network spanning Europe, North America, Asia, South America, Africa and the Middle East, Hanwha Qcells provides excellent services and long-term partnerships to its customers in the utility, commercial, governmental and residential markets. Hanwha Qcells is a flagship company of Hanwha Group, a FORTUNE Global 500 firm and a Top 10 business enterprise in South Korea. For more information, visit: http://www.q-cells.com.
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