- The new iteration of the award-winning Q.PEAK DUO module range is manufactured with larger wafers for about 6% power output increase, and is available now in Europe and Korea.
Hanwha Q CELLS Co., Ltd. (“Q CELLS” or “The Company”) 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 Q CELLS’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 Q CELLS 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 Q CELLS, said: “Q CELLS 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, Q CELLS 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.