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Sunpower Solar Cells

Founded in 1985 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, California, SunPower is the ‘Rolls Royce’ of solar panel manufacturers. They produce the most efficient residential solar panels in the world, backed by the best warranties.

Over 30 million SunPower solar panels have been installed since 1985. Panels are manufactured at SunPower’s fully owned and operated facilities in the USA, Malaysia, the Philippines and Mexico.

About SunPower

Considered to be the solar industry technology leader, SunPower have invested more in research and development than any other solar company and hold more than 1,000 solar patents.

SunPower is recognised for their record-breaking innovations. Their latest range of panels – SunPower Maxeon – includes the world’s first 400 watt home solar panel and sets new standards in solar efficiency.

SunPower solar panels have been chosen for some of the world’s most mission-critical solar projects due to their superior performance, durability and reliability. For example, SunPower panels have been used in space missions by NASA, they powered the first manned solar plane to reach the stratosphere (the SolarStratos) and 1.1 million SunPower panels have been installed on Australia’s largest solar farm.

SolarStratos with SunPower Panels

SunPower has the best warranties on the market. They provide a 25-year product and performance warranty which includes replacement of any panel – and installation of the new panel – at their cost, should that be required.

25 Year SunPower Warranty

SunPower panels meet all relevant Australian standards and are on the Clean Energy Council’s list of approved products. SunPower’s Australian office is in Brighton, Melbourne.

SunPower is recognised as the leader in solar sustainability, winning the first annual Sustainability Award from pv magazine.

For anyone looking for the absolute best in solar panel technology, SunPower is the standout choice.

SunPower Solar Panel Brands

SunPower has two brands of panels:

  • SunPower Maxeon panels – the latest in panel technology from SunPower, this is the highest efficiency panel you can buy with unmatched reliability and maximum production.
  • SunPower Performance panels – based on conventional solar technology, these panels provide excellent performance and reliability at a lower price.

SunPower Maxeon Panels

Sunpower Maxeon Efficiency Comparison

  • First 400 watt home solar panels
  • Most efficient solar panels in the world – with an efficiency rating of 22.6%
  • Produces up to 35% more energy from the same roof space over the first 25 years, compared to conventional solar panels.
  • Lowest degradation rates in the industry, almost 4x more reliable than conventional panels.
  • Ideal for the tough Australian climate – the patented metal foundation of SunPower Maxeon cells allows it to bend under tough conditions where others break
  • Corrosion resistant
  • Expected useful life of 40 years
  • A return rate of less than 0.005% on over 15 million panels shipped
  • Comprehensive 25 year product and performance warranty

SunPower Performance Panels:

  • Combine conventional cells with SunPower’s manufacturing expertise to deliver panels that outperform conventional panels, at a lower price.
  • Named as a top performer in all four reliability tests conducted in the industry leading product testing forum – 2018 DNV GL PV Module Reliability Scorecard.
  • Stronger, more durable than most panels due to its innovative shingled cell design.
  • Able to withstand the stresses of daily temperature swings more effectively due to aerospace-grade conductive adhesives that reinforce cell connections.
  • Comprehensive 25 year product and performance warranty

Overall

SunPower solar panels are a worthwhile investment if you are looking to generate the maximum amount of energy from your available roof-space.

What’s more, the outstanding 25-year product and performance warranty provides you with complete peace of mind that your SunPower panels will work properly for 25 years – or they will be replaced at absolutely no cost to you.

Note: In November 2019 SunPower announced it will be separating into two independent public companies – SunPower and Maxeon Solar, with each company focusing on a different market segment.
SunPower will focus purely on the North American Solar market with distribution, sales and installation of solar panels, energy storage and associated products.
Maxeon Solar or ‘Maxeon Solar Technologies’ will become the global developer, distributor and manufacturer of the range of Maxeon cells and Solar panels.

Maxeon will be headquartered in Singapore and its shares will be traded on NASDAQ. Maxeon Solar will own and operate solar cell and panel manufacturing facilities in France, Malaysia, Mexico and the Phillipines.

Panel Information:

Sunpower Performance Series – 335 W (SPR-P19-335)
Sunpower Maxeon 2 – 360 W (SPR-MAX2-360)