Q CELLS PRODUCT CATALOGUE 2018

 
Q CELLS PRODUCT CATALOGUE 2018
Q CELLS
PRODUCT
CATALOGUE
2018

PREMIUM HIGH PERFORMANCE SOLAR MODULES
Q CELLS PRODUCT CATALOGUE 2018
HANWHA Q CELLS
    GERMAN QUALITY BACKED BY
    KOREAN FINANCIAL STRENGTH
    FOR HANWHA Q CELLS, PHOTOVOLTAIC TECHNOLOGY IS NOT JUST A PRODUCT.
    IT IS THE KEY TO RELIABLE, POWERFUL, AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SUPPLY –
    TODAY AND FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS.

    THINK GLOBAL, ACT LOCAL.                                         AN ALLIANCE OF TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCE
    Hanwha Q CELLS offers a wide-ranging product portfolio -         Since October 2012, Hanwha Q CELLS has been part of the
    from solar modules and cells to complete systems for private,    Hanwha Group. Founded in 1952, the Hanwha Group is one
    industrial and commercial rooftop installations, and up to       of the eight largest companies in South Korea. The group is
    turn-key solar power plants. We develop and test our products    comprised of 56 South Korean and 190 international subsidi-
    at our headquarters for technology and innovation in Ger-        aries belonging to the three main business areas of Production
    many until they are ready for serial production. They are then   and Construction, Finance, Services and Leisure. Through
    manufactured at our international production locations and       this strong, long-term alliance, we are ideally positioned both
    marketed through our international distribution network.         financially and technologically for the future.

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HANWHA Q CELLS                                                                                                                        Q CELLS
CERTIFIED QUALITY                                                                                                                     THE FOUR LEVELS OF QUALITY
FOR OUR PRODUCTS, HIGH QUALITY MEANS A LONG SERVICE LIFE AND EXCELLENT TECHNICAL                                                      BEFORE A PRODUCT IS WORTHY OF THE NAME “Q CELLS”,
CHARACTERISTICS. THAT‘S WHY QUALITY ASSURANCE PLAYS A CRITICAL ROLE FOR US.                                                           IT HAS TO UNDERGO AND PASS FOUR INDEPENDENT QUALITY PROGRAMS:

                                                                                                                                                                                          LEVEL 1                                         LEVEL 2
                                                                                                                                                                                          YIELD SECURITY                                  ONE-TIME CERTIFICATION TESTS
                                                                                                                                                                                          Since 2011, Q CELLS Yield                       The second level is comprised of
                                                                                                                                                                                          Security has been the guarantee                 international initial certification
                                                                                                                                                                                          for the reliability of our products.            tests, for example, in accordance
                                                                                                                                                                                          It combines guaranteed PID                      with IEC, CSA / UL, MCS, JET and
                                                                                                                                                                                          resistance, Anti LID Technology,                Kemco. These guarantee that the
                                                                                                                                                                                          security against Hot-Spots, and                 electrical safety of the modules and
                                                                                                                                                                                          protection against the counterfei-              the safety of its construction comply
                                                                                                                                                                                          ting of our company‘s products.                 with international standards.

                                                                                                                                                                                          LEVEL 3                                         LEVEL 4
                                                                                                                                                                                          VDE QUALITY TESTED                              Q CELLS QUALITY PROGRAM
                                                                                                                                                                                          The “VDE Quality Tested”                        Q CELLS internal quality program
                                                                                                                                                                                          program exceeds the initial                     ensures that all products meet
                                                                                                                                                                                          certification testing.                          our company‘s high standards on
                                                                                                                                                                                          In addition, monthly re-testing                 a daily basis.
                                                                                                                                                                                          guarantees consistent quality
                                                                                                                                                                                          and product testing at all times.

                                                                                                                EN
                                            Hanwha Q CELLS:
    GLOBAL NETWORK,                         ƒƒ is German Engineering from Bitterfeld-Wolfen, Germany.                                  REQUIRED TESTS
    GERMAN QUALITY                          ƒƒ is guaranteed quality with an outstandingly low rate of
                                                                                                            Quality Tested
                                               module degradation backed by a 12-year product warranty       high reliability
                                                                                                                                                                    IEC certification                VDE Quality Tested                  Q CELLS quality program
                                                                                                             low degradation
    As a leading global manufacturer of        and a 25-year linear performance warranty.                    frequent                  Test frequency              once,                            continuous sampling,                continuous sampling and monitoring
                                                                                                              product surveillance
    solar modules, solar cells and PV       ƒƒ is the first manufacturer of solar modules to participate                                                            only for initial certification   quarterly monitoring
    systems, Hanwha Q CELLS boasts             successfully in the Quality Tested program of the              ID. 40032587
                                                                                                                                        Thermal Cycling Test (TC)   200 cycles                       400 cycles                          additional tests
    leading technology, financial stabi-       VDE – an independent certification institute from Germany.
                                                                                                                                        Humidity Test (DH)          1000 h                           1500 h                              additional tests
    lity, and a global network – for safe      For the first time, periodic testing is now required.
                                                                                                                                        Humidity-Frost Test (HF)    10 cycles                        10 cycles                           30 cycles
    energy provision and a clean future.    ƒƒ operates the largest technology and module test centre           YIELD SECURITY

                                               in the industry, as well as its own VDE-certified testing                                Load Trial                                                  dynamic load test                   additional tests
                                                                                                                ANTI PID TECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                (APT)                                                                                (after UV test, before TC and HF)
                                               laboratory.
                                                                                                                HOT-SPOT PROTECT
                                            ƒƒ tests its products under extreme climate conditions,             (HSP)                   Hot-Spot Test                                                                                  100 % of cell production

                                               such as tropical humidity, desert heat, and arctic cold.         TRACEABLE QUALITY       EL Test                     only certification module        100 % of m
                                                                                                                                                                                                               odule production         100 % high-resolution, EL inspection
                                                                                                                (TRA.Q ™)

                                                                                                                ANTI LID TECHNOLOGY     PID, LID, LETID Test        –                                –                                   weekly monitoring of production
                                                                                                                (ALT)

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Q.ANTUM CELL TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                                Q.ANTUM PHYSICS
LOWER LCOE THANKS TO                                                                                                                   MORE LIGHT.
HIGHER YIELDS                                                                                                                          MORE PERFORMANCE.
Q.ANTUM COMBINES THE BEST CHARACTERISTICS OF ALL AVAILABLE CELL TECHNOLOGIES
TO OBTAIN HIGH PERFORMANCE UNDER REAL CONDITIONS, ALL WITH LOW LEVELISED COST
                                                                                                                                       MORE ELECTRICITY.
OF ELECTRICITY (LCOE).

Q.ANTUM ADVANTAGE –
MORE YIELD. MORE PROFIT.
MORE FOR YOU.
                                      EN                 YIELD IN THE COURSE OF THE DAY WITH Q.ANTUM TECHNOLOGY                                                                         Q.ANTUM CELL TECHNOLOGY IN DETAIL
Bottom line, only one thing counts:
the total amount of electricity your PV                                                                                                                                 EN
                                                                                                                                                                        EN              Aluminium
                                                                                                                                                                                          Aluminium                                 Aluminium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Aluminium
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Power
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Power
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Reflector
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Reflector
                                                 YIELD

                                                                    Yield of Q CELLS                                                                                                    backside
                                                                                                                                                                                          backside                                  backside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      backside
plant produces throughout the day and                       solar module 330 Wp with                                                   Don‘t maximise, optimise: The                    contact
                                                                                                                                                                                          contact                                   contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      contact           Silicon
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Silicon
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Silicon
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Silicon
throughout the year – and how much it                            Q.ANTUM technology
                                                                                                                  Better temperature   rear surfaces of Q.ANTUM solar
costs. Q.ANTUM takes sophisticated                                                                                behaviour            cells are treated with a special
and cost-effective crystalline silicon                        Yield of standard
                                                                                                                  18 % higher output   nano coating that functions much
technology and optimises it to offer you                       module 280 Wp                                                           like a typical household mirror.
the very best price performance ratio.                                                                                                 Rays of sunlight that would otherwise
                                                                                                                  Better low-light     go to waste are reflected back
                                                                                                                  performance
The combination of high efficiency,                                                                                                    through the cell to generate more
high performance classes and optimised                                                                                                 electricity. This enhances the
yields at real conditions guarantees                                                                                                   electrical properties, considerably
that you will profit from your business                  Morning                       Noon                             Evening        increasing the efficiency.
with the sun.                                                                                                                                                                             Standard
                                                                                                                                                                                            Standard
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Crystalline
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Crystalline
                                                                                                                                                                                                               solar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 solar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     cells
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       cells          Q CELLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Q CELLS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Q.ANTUM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Q.ANTUM
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      solar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        solar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            cell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              cell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   technology

HIGHER PERFORMANCE CLASSES                 TEMPERATURE COEFFICIENT                     LOW-LIGHT BEHAVIOUR                             Q.ANTUM HISTORY – RESEARCH. DEVELOPMENT. PRODUCTION.
Thanks to Q.ANTUM Technology,              Even on hot days, Q CELLS                   High yields with low radiation intensity,       High performance meets mass               The 2013 and 2014 PHOTON module               crossed the 300 Wp line with a poly­
Q CELLS solar modules offer more           solar modules produce reliable              for example, during sunrise and sunset          production: In 2011, Q.ANTUM techno-      test ranked the Q.PRO-G2 235 Wp mo-           crystalline solar module, and doing so,
power per surface, resulting in            yields and lose less efficiency             and on cloudy days, but also in autumn          logy set a new world record for crys-     dule at the top of all the polycrystalline    already reached a module efficiency
higher yields at lower BOS costs.          than standard solar modules.                and winter when the sun is flat over the        talline solar cells by achieving 19.5 %   modules tested. The current Q.PLUS            of 19.5 % - another world record. Since
                                                                                       horizon.                                        efficiency. Q CELLS began producing       BFR-G4.1 with Q.ANTUM technology              2017, Q CELLS has produced solar
                                                                                                                                       modules based on Q.ANTUM in 2012,         surpasses even this winning module in         modules with 300 Wp in series for
                                                                                                                                       putting some of the highest-output        every performance and yield category.         their clients, based on the Q.ANTUM
                                                                                                                                       modules available in its product line-up. In 2015, Q CELLS for the first time           Technology.

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WE PAY ATTENTION TO DETAIL –
THE NEW Q.PEAK DUO-G5 GENERATION

                                                     Q.ANTUM DUO half-cells with
                                                     6 busbar technology for higher
                                                     yield per surface area and low
                                                                                                                                                             Reduced frame edge avoids
                                                     BOS costs
                                                                                                                                                             moss and dirt build-up

                                                     32 mm high-tech frame
                                                                                                                                                             Reliable silicone connection for
                                                     for high wind and snow loads
                                                                                                                                                             excellent stability and durability
                                                     up to 4,000 / 5,400 Pa (IEC, UL)

                                                     New wire technology instead of
                                                     ribbons with round shape and smaller
                                                     width increasing internal reflections                                                                   Optimised junction box design
                                                     and reducing shading by up to 75 %                                                                      with welded connections for
                                                                                                                                                             increased energy yields and
                                                                                                                                                             corrosion protection

                                                                                                                                                             Optimally positioned,
                                                                                                                                                             large drainage holes
         Q CELLS yield security
                                                                                                                                                             protect against frost damage
         ƒƒ Anti PID Technology against power loss
            through Potential-Induced Degradation    Independent upper and lower
         ƒƒ Hot-Spot Protect to protect              module-half connected in paral-
            against module fire                      lel ensure improved yield when
         ƒƒ Tra.QTM laser identification for added   modules are partly shaded
            protection against counterfeiting
         ƒƒ Anti LID Technology against power                                                High-quality backside   High quality Multi-Contact MC4
            loss through Light-Induced Degradation                                           for permanent sealing   connectors with 1,100 mm cable length

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Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY                                                                                                        1                                                                                STANDARD 4 BUSBAR                          ADVANCED 6 BUSBAR

PERFORMANCE HAS NEVER
                                                                                                                                                                                                               TECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                                                               Standard 4 busbar technology               TECHNOLOGY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Advanced 6 busbar technology

                                                                                                                            6 BUSBAR TECHNOLOGY

LOOKED THIS GOOD                                                                                                            Reduced distance in between the
                                                                                                                            busbars and additional paths for
                                                                                                                            electric current results in 0.5 % power
                                                                                                                            increase. More paths means lower
THE Q.PEAK DUO-G5 AND Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 SOLAR MODULES BENEFIT FROM THE                                                      congestion which in return reduces
NEW Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY FOR OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AND AESTHETICS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Wider distance between busbars              Shorter distance means less
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Widercauses longer between
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 way for electrons       Shorterresistance and better capture
                                                                                                                            resitive losses.                                                                        distance
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and higher resistance
                                                                                                                                                                                                              causes longer way for electrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               busbars            distance      means
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of excited electrons
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         resistance and better capture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          less

                                                                                                                                                                                                              and higher resistance                      of excited electrons

                                                                                                                            HALF-CELL TECHNOLOGY
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                                                                                                                                                                                                              HALF-CELL TECHNOLOGY

                                                                                                                                                                                                              Halving the cell halves the current.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Combined with a module layout
                                                                                                                                                                                                              which reduces the distance traveled
                                                                                                                                                            Two half-cells with 6 busbars have                by the electric current results in an
                                                                                                                                                            the same or even greater output
                                                                                           2                                                                as a full cell with 12 busbars.
                                                                                                                                                                                                              increase of power by 3 %.

                                                                                                                              3                                                                               Q.PEAK DUO TECHNOLOGY                               CONVENTIONAL

                                                                                                                            WIRE INTERCONNECTION
                                                                                                                   3
                                                                                                                            Utilizing wires instead of flat ribbons
                                                                                                                            reduces both the width and the effective
                                                                                                                            shading width decreasing shading by                                                                    Wire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Ribbon
                                                                                                                            75 % and increasing the power by 2 %.
                                                                                                                            The light reflected from the round shape
                                                                                                                            of the wires improves the light capturing                                         Reduced width and internal                    100 % of ribbon width
                                                                                                                                                                                                              reflection decreases shading                  is effective for shading.
                                                                                                                            effect of the module.                                                             by a total of 75 %.

WHAT IS DUO TECHNOLOGY ALL ABOUT?
                                                                                                                            THE Q.ANTUM DUO EFFECT                                                            EXCEPTIONAL POWER, SUPERIOR EFFICIENCY
The new Q.ANTUM DUO Technology            improves reliability. Anti LID /  LeTID   Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 are the highest                                                                                         AND BEST-IN-CLASS WARRANTIES
combines cutting edge advance-            ensure low initial degradation and        power modules available at a reaso-
                                                                                                                                                                    SOLA                                      Q CELLS solar modules eqiupped with
ments in cell separation technology       the half-cell design minimises cell       nable price, maximizing energy yields                                               R MO
                                                                                                                                                                            DULE
                                                                                                                                                                                 POWE
                                                                                                                                                                                     R                        Q.ANTUM DUO Technology not only
with round wires – reducing both          stress reducing the potential for micro   and ensuring low LCOE. With more
                                                                                                                                                                                                              offer impressive performance under
electrical and optical losses, respec-    cracks in the field. This is backed       than 5 GW of Q.ANTUM deployed,          STANDARD
                                                                                                                            SOLAR MODULE
                                                                                                                                                                                                              real life conditions, but also best-in-class
tively. This is achieved by halving the   by improved guaranteed initial and        only Q CELLS has the experience         POWER
                                                                                                                                                                                                              warranty terms of 98 % power in the
current passing through each cell         yearly degradation ensuring the           and the knowledge to push forward                                                                            HALF-CELL
                                                                                                                                                                                                 TECHNOLOGY   first year and 85 % after 25 years.
and making use of incident light more     highest energy yields. Combined with      cell and module technology simulta-                Q.ANTUM TECHNOLOGY                                        +3 % POWER
                                                                                                                                       + 5 % POWER
effectively. Q.ANTUM DUO not only         Q CELLS award winning Q.ANTUM             neously, to create Q.ANTUM DUO.
                                                                                                                                       6 BUSBAR TECHNOLOGY                             WIRE INTERCONNECTION
increases nameplate power, but also       cell technology Q.PEAK DUO-G5 and                                                            + 0.5 % POWER                                   + 2 % POWER

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Q.PEAK DUO-G5
ENDURING HIGH
PERFORMANCE                                                                                                              Q.ANTUM DUO combines cutting
THE NEW Q.PEAK DUO-G5 SOLAR MODULE FROM Q CELLS IMPRESSES THANKS                                                         edge cell separation and innovative
TO INNOVATIVE Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY, WHICH ENABLES PARTICULARLY                                                         wiring with Q.ANTUM Technology
HIGH PERFORMANCE ON A SMALL SURFACE.

MONOCRYSTALLINE Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY

The new Q.PEAK DUO-G5 is a              which has now been combined with         reduce system performance, almost
monocrystalline solar module with       state-of-the-art circuitry, half-cells   completely. Other conventional
power classes up to 330 Wp and an       and a six-busbar design. The black       monocrystalline solar cells will lose
efficiency of 19.9 %.                   half-cells of the Q.PEAK DUO-G5          much of their initial performance,
Q.PEAK DUO-G5 solar modules offer       enhance the visual appearance of         once exposed to sunlight. With
higher yields over smaller surface      even the most exclu­sive residen-        Q.PEAK DUO-G5 this is not the
areas. This is made possible by         tial system. The Q CELLS Anti LID        case, thanks to Anti LID Technology.
the new generation of Q.ANTUM‘s         Technology eliminates light induced
world-record-holding cell concept       degradation (LID), which can greatly

TECHNICAL DATA                          HOW YOU BENEFIT

Type             120 half-cell module
Capacity         Up to 330 Wp
Efficiency       Up to 19.9 %
Sorting          +5 / -0 W              Optimal yields, whatever the             Optimised design with
Weight           18.7 kg                weather with excellent low-light         32 mm frame height
                                        and temperature behaviour

THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR
       Private rooftop
       installations
                                        Excellent stability: tested for          Q CELLS solar modules have a
       Commercial and
       industrial rooftop
                                        wind loads up to 4,000 Pa and            12-year product warranty and
       installations                    snow loads up to 5,400 Pa                25-year linear performance warranty.

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Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5
HIGH PERFORMANCE
AND AESTHETICS
THE NEW Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 SOLAR MODULE FROM Q CELLS IMPRESSES WITH                                                      Enhanced visual appearance
                                                                                                                        due to complete black front surface
ITS OUTSTANDING VISUAL APPEARANCE AND PARTICULARLY HIGH PERFORMANCE
ON A SMALL SURFACE THANKS TO THE INNOVATIVE Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY.

MONOCRYSTALLINE Q.ANTUM DUO TECHNOLOGY

The new Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 is a          which has now been combined with         (LID), which can greatly reduce sys-
monocrystalline solar module with       state-of-the-art circuitry, half-cells   tem performance, almost completely.
power classes up to 320 Wp and an       and a six-busbar design. The front       Other conventional monocrystalline
efficiency of 19.3 %.                   surface of the Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5         solar cells will lose much of their
Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5 solar modules         is completely black and enhances         initial performance, once exposed to
offer higher yields over smaller sur-   the visual appearance of even the        sunlight. With Q.PEAK DUO BLK-G5
face areas. This is made possible by    most exclusive residential system.       this is not the case, thanks to Anti
the new generation of Q.ANTUM‘s         The Q CELLS Anti LID Technology          LID Technology.
world-record-holding cell concept       eliminates light induced degradation

TECHNICAL DATA                          HOW YOU BENEFIT

Type             120 half-cell module
Capacity         Up to 320 Wp
Efficiency       Up to 19.3 %
Sorting          +5 / -0 W              Optimal yields, whatever the             Optimised design with
Weight           18.7 kg                weather with excellent low-light         32 mm frame height
                                        and temperature behaviour

THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR
       Private rooftop
       installations
                                        Excellent stability: tested for          Q CELLS solar modules have a
                                        wind loads up to 4,000 Pa and            12-year product warranty and
                                        snow loads up to 5,400 Pa                25-year linear performance warranty.

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Q.PEAK-G4.1
EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE
AND INNOVATION                                                                                                        Optimised, even cell
THE NEW HIGH-PERFORMANCE MODULE Q.PEAK-G4.1 IS THE IDEAL SOLUTION                                                     spacing improves
FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS THANKS TO ITS INNOVATIVE Q.ANTUM CELL TECHNOLOGY.                                           performance

MONOCRYSTALLINE Q.ANTUM SOLAR MODULE

The new Q.PEAK-G4.1 is a mono-          possible. The front surface of         solar cells will lose much of their
crystalline solar module with perfor-   the Q.PEAK-G4.1 enhances the           initial performance, once exposed
mance classes up to 305 Wp and          visual appearance of even the most     to sunlight. With Q.PEAK-G4.1 this
an efficiency of 18.6 %. Q.PEAK-        exclusive private house system.        is not the case, thanks to Anti LID
G4.1 solar modules offer higher         The Q CELLS Anti LID Technology        Technology.
yields over smaller surface areas.      eliminates light induced degradation
Q.ANTUM Technology combined             (LID), which can greatly reduce sys-
with the outstanding Q CELLS            tem performance, almost completely.
module architecture made this           Other conventional monocrystalline

TECHNICAL DATA                          HOW YOU BENEFIT

Type             60-cell module
Capacity         Up to 310 Wp
Efficiency       Up to 18.6 %
Sorting          +5 / -0 W              Optimal yields, whatever the           Optimised design with
Weight           18.9 kg                weather with excellent low-light       32 mm frame height
                                        and temperature behaviour

THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR
       Private rooftop
       installations
                                        Excellent stability: tested for        Q CELLS solar modules have a
       Commercial and
       industrial rooftop
                                        wind loads up to 4,000 Pa and          12-year product warranty and
       installations                    snow loads up to 5,400 Pa              25-year linear performance warranty.

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Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1
AESTHETICS
AND POWER                                                                                                             Completely black front surface enhances
THE NEW MONOCRYSTALLINE HIGH-PERFORMANCE MODULE Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1                                                       the visual appearance of even the most
IS THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS THANKS TO ITS                                                         exclusive private house systems
INNOVATIVE Q.ANTUM CELL TECHNOLOGY AND ALL BLACK APPERANCE.

MONOCRYSTALLINE Q.ANTUM SOLAR MODULE

The new Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 is a           The front surface of the               completely. Other conventional
monocrystalline solar module with      Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 is completely          monocrystalline solar cells will lose
performance classes up to 300 Wp       black and enhances the visual          much of their initial performance,
and an efficiency of 18.3 %.           appearance of even the most            once exposed to sunlight. With
Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 solar modules          exclusive private house system.        Q.PEAK BLK-G4.1 this is not the
offer higher yields over smaller       The Q CELLS Anti LID Technology        case, thanks to Anti LID Technology.
surface areas. This is made possible   eliminates light induced degradation
by the new Q.ANTUM generation          (LID), which can greatly reduce
of Q CELLS module architecture.        system performance, almost

TECHNICAL DATA                         HOW YOU BENEFIT

Type             60-cell module
Capacity         Up to 300 Wp
Efficiency       Up to 18.3 %
Sorting          +5 / -0 W             Optimal yields, whatever the           Up to 10 % less logistics costs
Weight           18.8 kg               weather with excellent low-light       due to higher solar module
                                       and temperature behaviour              capacity per transport box.

THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR
       Private rooftop
       installations
                                       Excellent stability: tested for        Q CELLS solar modules have a
                                       wind loads up to 4,000 Pa and          12-year product warranty and
                                       snow loads up to 5,400 Pa              25-year linear performance warranty.

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Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1
VARIABLY APPLICABLE
AND RELIABLE                                                                                                                High-quality manufacturing using the
THE POLYCRYSTALLINE HIGH-PERFORMANCE MODULE Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1                                                                 „SolGel Roller Coating“ method reduces
                                                                                                                            light reflection by 50 % and provides long
IS THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR ALL APPLICATIONS THANKS TO ITS INNOVATIVE
                                                                                                                            term corrosion protection
Q.ANTUM CELL TECHNOLOGY.

Q.ANTUM SOLAR MODULE

Our Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1 high-perfor-           – even with low radiation intensity   safety. Like all Q CELLS solar mod-
mance solar module is the solution         and on clear summer days. The         ules, installation is quickly and easily
for all solar applications thanks to its   Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1 with Q.ANTUM          done to guarantee immediate use.
innovative cell technology Q.ANTUM.        Technology achieves high module
This polycrystalline solar module          efficiencies of up to 17.4 % and
is designed to achieve best perfor-        are characterised by above average
mances under real conditions               durabilities and high operational

TECHNICAL DATA                             HOW YOU BENEFIT

Type             60-cell module
Capacity         Up to 285 Wp
Efficiency       Up to 17.4 %
Sorting          +5 / -0 W                 Optimal yields, whatever the          Up to 10 % less logistics costs
Weight           18.8 kg                   weather with excellent low-light      due to higher solar module
                                           and temperature behaviour             capacity per transport box.

THE IDEAL SOLUTION FOR
        Commercial and
        industrial rooftop
        installations
                                           Excellent stability: tested for       Q CELLS solar modules have a
        Ground-mounted
                                           wind loads up to 4,000 Pa and         12-year product warranty and
        solar power plants                 snow loads up to 5,400 Pa             25-year linear performance warranty.

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Q CELLS SOLAR MODULES                                                                                                                                                                                                      Q CELLS SERVICES
     PRODUCE TOP YIELDS ON                                                                                                                                                                                                      YOU CAN RELY ON US
     THE GRID NOT JUST ON PAPER                                                                                                                                                                                                 RIGHT FROM THE START
     THE 2014 PHOTON YIELD TEST PROVED OUR POLYCRYSTALLINE SOLAR MODULE OF THE                                                                                                                                                  TO US, SERVICE IS MUCH MORE THAN JUST A PHONE CALL.
     SECOND Q CELLS GENERATION TO BE THE POLYCRYSTALLINE MODULE WITH THE HIGHEST                                                                                                                                                WE DON‘T JUST HELP OUR CUSTOMERS WITH TECHNICAL CONSULTING -
     ALL-YEAR YIELD.                                                                                                                                                                                                            WE ALSO OFFER A FULL RANGE OF COMPREHENSIVE SERVICES.

BEST POLYCRYSTALLINE
                     EN
SOLAR MODULE ON THE MARKET
                                                                                         PHOTON LABORATORY SOLAR MODULE YIELD MEASUREMENT - YIELD TEST ANNUAL RESULTS 2014
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        PROGRAM FOR INSTALLERS:
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        BECOME A Q.PARTNER
                                         SPEC. YIELD [KWH/KWP] (JAN – DEC 2014)

                                                                                  1200

The Q.PRO-G2 235 Wp solar                                                                            -0.52%    -1.81%      -1.82%    -2.14%     -2.58%   -3.07%   -3.30%     -3.78%     -3.88%    -4.96%     -5.27%    -7.62%
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        As Q.PARTNER of Q CELLS you will
module tested by the renowned                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           benefit from a strong global brand,
                                                                                  1125
specialist journal PHOTON                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               excellent products and outstanding
achieved the highest performance                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        components. With extensive market-
ratio (93.6 %) and the best spe-                                                  1050
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ing support, professional training
cific yield of all the polycrystalline                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  programs, attractive services and
solar modules tested. Innovation                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        conditions you will secure long-term
and quality under real conditions,                                                 975                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  benefits from a stable partnership.
set the Q CELLS solar module
                                                                                           1162.3    1156.3    1141.6      1141.5     1138      1133.1   1127.7    1125.5     1120      1118.9    1107.4     1104.1     1080
clearly apart from its competition.
                                                                                   900
                                                                                          Q CELLS   Sunpower   JA Solar   Renesola   Yingli     Jinko     Solar     Rec     Solarwatt   Trina    IBC Solar   Suntech   Sharp
                                                                                                                                                Solar     World

                                                                                                    Compared to Q CELLS (%)                   Source: http://www.photon.info/photon_lab_modul_YM_results_en.photon

     EXCELLENT PERFORMANCE               A RELIABLE INVESTMENT                                                                Q CELLS YIELD SECURITY                           OPTIMAL TEMPERATURE                              FAST, CUSTOMISED DELIVERY         PERSONAL SUPPORT                MARKETING SUPPORT                TRAINING PROGRAM
     UNDER LOW LIGHT                     12-year product warranty                                                             No loss of performance                           BEHAVIOUR                                        We will deliver your solar        Your direct contact at          We will gladly help you mar-     FOR PROFESSIONALS
     Minimal loss of efficiency          and 25-year linear perfor-                                                           thanks to Anti PID and                           Thanks to a temperature                          modules ex works to your          Q CELLS is available and        ket our Q CELLS products,        Participate in our special
     at low irradiation.                 mance warranty.                                                                      Anti LID Technology, Hot-                        coefficient of -0.37 % / K,                      warehouse or directly to your     ready to assist you with        for example, by providing        installer training and learn
                                                                                                                              Spot Protect and Tra.QTM.                        Q CELLS modules produce                          current site. As a profession-    any issues. In addition, our    individualised marketing         all about the advantages of
                                                                                                                                                                               reliable yields, even at high                    al partner, you can addition-     qualified staff members can     materials or supporting you      our high quality Q CELLS
                                                                                                                                                                               temperatures.                                    ally benefit from the possibil-   answer any questions about      at your customer events. To-     products.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                ity of smaller delivery units.    your order or shipment, as      gether, we can find the right
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  well as on technical details.   solution to suit your needs -
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  just call or write to us.

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REFERENCES

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS                                     BAROSSA VALLEY SA, AUSTRALIA                                         CANHA, PORTUGAL                                                      STOWBRIDGE, GREAT BRITAIN
822 kWp                                                        90 kWp                                                               13.3 MWp                                                             24.3 MWp
The largest solar park in Rotterdam has been constructed on    For Barossa Vintners the sun is not used only to ripen grapes for    With 50,876 type Q.PRO-G3 solar modules, the solar park in           The Stowbridge Solar Farm, in the Southwest of England, was
top of the freezer warehouse of FrigoCare in the Waalhaven.    their popular wines. It also powers a 90 kWp solar system with       Canha, Portugal has access to a power output of 13.3 MWp.            built at the beginning of 2014 in just 12 weeks on based on
The roof has a surface area of 7,500 square metres, the size   Q CELLS modules, reducing CO2 emissions for the vineyard by          Our Q.MEGA system was installed with 1.4 MWp DC blocks. The          our Q.MEGA system. The installation was constructed with
of a football field. 3,100 Q.PRO BFR-G4.1 solar modules have   22 % and, not least of all, saving it some 19,000 € in electricity   project, which Hanwha Q CELLS operates and maintains under           type Q.PRO-G3 solar modules, with power ratings from 255 to
been installed, which allow the generation of 750,000 kWh of   and maintenance costs per year.                                      the terms of an O&M contract, took only 6 weeks to construct.        265 Wp, the successor to the best polycrystalline solar module
electricity annually.                                                                                                                                                                                    in the Photon magazine output test 2014.

DAVOS, SWITZERLAND                                             TICINO, SWITZERLAND                                                  GUAYAMA, PUERTO RICO                                                 COPENHAGEN, DENMARK
340 kWp                                                        450 kWp                                                              30.0 kWp                                                             3.78 kWp
This rooftop system helps the World Economic Forum to reduce   The largest solar park in Rotterdam has been constructed on top      The solar system with 120 Q.PRO BFR-G3 250 Wp solar modules          Q CELLS donated 28 Q.PLUS BFR-G4.1 solar modules to equip
the environmental impact during the annual meeting in Davos.   of the freezer warehouse of FrigoCare in the Waalhaven. The roof     supplies the church San Antonio de Padua in Guayama with             URBAN RIGGER, the first floating student housings. In the har-
For Alois Zwinggi, Managing Director of the World Economic     has a surface area of 7,500 square metres, the size of a football    electricity. Installer Juapi Project Services LLC put particular     bour of Copenhagen, the URBAN RIGGER concept demonstrated
Forum “it is a further step towards a carbon-neutral future;   field. 3,100 Q.PRO BFR-G4.1 solar modules have been installed,       importance on long durability and high yields under hot conditions   economical, mobile, floating and CO2-neutral housing, designed
generating enough energy to reduce CO2 emissions by more       which allow the generation of 750,000 kWh of electricity an-         for the selection of the module. Thanks to the Caribbean sun, the    by Denmark‘s star architect Bjarke Ingels and presented on the
than ten tonnes per year.”                                     nually. The solar park is a collaboration between FrigoCare, Zon     radiation is particularly high, however, the solar modules must      Biennale Architettura in Venice in 2016.
                                                               Exploitatie Nederland (ZEN) and the Port of Rotterdam.               also be made to withstand the strong tropical storms.

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