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SunPower® Performance
Solar Panels

SunPower Performance solar panels combine conventional cells with 35 years of materials and manufacturing expertise to deliver panels that surpass the performance, reliability and aesthetics of Conventional Panels1Definition of “Conventional Panel” is a 310W panel, 16% efficient, approx. 1.94 m2, made with Conventional Cells. Conventional Cells are silicon cells that have many thin metal lines on the front and interconnect ribbons soldered along the front and back..

Since 2015, innovative shingled cell SunPower Performance panels have been delivering the enhanced reliability and durability that energy providers demand. With more than 3 GW deployed to date, and backed by an international portfolio of patents and patent applications to secure our technology advantage, we expect SunPower Performance panels to be a force in the market for years to come.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Uncompromised performance, exceptional value

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Residential rooftop installations

SunPower Performance solar panels deliver premium aesthetics for homeowners, while vastly improving on the quality and reliability of conventional panel offerings.

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Commercial rooftop installations

SunPower Performance solar panels help organisations minimize up-front project costs while providing better performance and reliability than conventional panels.

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Trusted durability

An innovative shingled cell design re-engineers conventional solar technology for added strength and enhanced performance.

  • Conductive adhesives developed for aerospace reinforce cell connections to withstand the stresses of daily temperature swings.
  • Redundant cell connections mitigate the impacts of cell cracks on power output by creating flexible paths for electricity flow.
  • Proprietary encapsulants protect cells and minimize degradation from environmental exposure.
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Video: The hypercell—the unique and innovative backbone behind SunPower® Performance panels maximizes panel durability to drive more energy and greater savings over the life of your system.

The ability to bend where others break

Video: The advanced engineering and material science behind SunPower’s Performance panels (on the left) enables cells to stand up more robustly to mechanical stresses relative to standard front-contact mono PERC cells (on the right). The electroluminescence scans seen here show the results from a force of nearly 400 Newtons being applied to the cells in a test environment.

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More lifetime energy

Performance panels can deliver as much as 8% more energy in the same space over the first 25 years when compared to conventional mono PERC panels.*SunPower 410 W, 19.9% efficient, compared to a Conventional Panel on same-sized arrays (370 W mono PERC, 19% efficient, approx. 2 m²).
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More power at
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Proven reliability

The reality is that not all solar panels are created equal. The reliable operation of your solar panels in real-world conditions is critical to achieving your energy production and savings targets.

 

Video: Whether from leaves, birds, or neighbouring structures, your installation will ultimately encounter shading. The design and engineering behind your solar panels make a big difference on how reliable they perform when shaded, as well as the savings you’ll see on your electric bill.

In the 2018 DNV GL PV Module Reliability Scorecard, SunPower Performance P19 panels were named as a top performer in all four reliability tests conducted: thermal cycling, damp heat, dynamic mechanical load and potential induced degradation.

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SunPower Performance panels, the most deployed shingled solar panel in the world,1Based on shipments as of Q2-2020. are backed by the SunPower Complete Confidence Panel Warranty, the industry's most comprehensive warranty coverage2Based on Oct. 2019 review of warranties on manufacturer websites for top 20 manufacturers per IHS 2018..

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Elegant design

The all black design of SunPower Performance panels is ideal for residential installations, blending harmoniously into your roof and adding elegance to your home.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do SunPower Performance solar panels differ from Conventional Panels?

  • There are a variety of key technical differences between SunPower Performance solar panels and Conventional Panels, including the design and layout of the solar cells, the conductive material used, and the electric architecture—which combine to enhance the reliability, performance and aesthetics of Performance panels.
  • To go into a bit more technical detail, first, we laser cut each SunPower Performance cell into six strips and layer them in a shingled configuration to create a ‘hypercell’. This shingled hypercell allows us to fit more active cell area into each panel, boosting power and efficiency. Second, Performance cells are connected with a conductive adhesive borrowed from the aerospace industry to offer multiple and redundant paths for energy flow. This allows us to remove the front contact conductive ribbons and solder bonds found in conventional cells that can block active cell area and deteriorate over time, leading to cell failures and power deficits. Finally, SunPower Performance panels feature a unique parallel circuit architecture that significantly limits power loss in shade and soiling. The result is a superior shingled panel constructed with commodity cells, outperforming conventional panels in efficiency, performance and reliability.

How do SunPower Performance solar panels differ from SunPower® Maxeon® panel technology?

SunPower® Performance solar panels use high efficiency mono PERC cells, as opposed to SunPower's proprietary back contact technology developed for our Maxeon panels.

What is the typical performance advantage gained from using SunPower Performance panels?

We built the Performance solar panels for high reliability, high efficiency and low degradation—driving an estimated 8% more energy yield in a fixed space over the first 25 years of operation when compared to Conventional mono PERC Panels1SunPower 425 W, 20.6% efficient, compared to a Conventional Panel on same-sized arrays (370 W mono PERC, 19% efficient, approx. 1.94 m²), 0.25%/yr slower degradation rate (Jordan, et. al. Robust PV Degradation Methodology and Application. PVSC 2018)..

What is the typical cost advantage of using SunPower Performance panels?

Costs vary from project to project. Performance panels generally have a price point that is competitive with Conventional Panels.

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Product Datasheets

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - FR)

Les panneaux SunPower Performance, intègrant des cellules à contact face-avant, bénéficient de plus de 30 ans d’expertise SunPower en matériaux et fabrication. Les points faibles liés à la conception des modules conventionnels ont été éliminés pour fournir plus de puissance, de fiabilité, de valeur et d’économies.

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - DE)

SunPower Performance-Module kombinieren monokristalline PERC Solarzellen mit mehr als 30 Jahren Material- und Fertigungs-Know-how von SunPower.

Performance P3 - 335 BLK (RES - PO)

Panele SunPower Performance powstały na bazie ponad 30-letniego doświadczenia firmy SunPower w zakresie materiałów i produkcji. Wyeliminowano w nich najsłabsze punkty konstrukcji konwencjonalnych paneli, aby zapewnić wyjątkową moc, niezawodność, wartość i oszczędności.

Performance P3 - 335 BLK (RES - CZ)

Panely SunPower Performance – články s předním kontaktem a více než 30 let zkušeností společnosti SunPower s materiály a výrobou. Konstrukce eliminuje slabá místa běžných panelů a umožňuje dosáhnout vysokého výkonu a spolehlivosti za výhodnou cenu.

Performance P3 - 335 BLK (RES - FR)

Les panneaux SunPower Performance, intègrant des cellules à contact face-avant, bénéficient de plus de 30 ans d’expertise SunPower en matériaux et fabrication. Les points faibles liés à la conception des modules conventionnels ont été éliminés pour fournir plus de puissance, de fiabilité, de valeur et d’économies.

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - EN)

SunPower Performance Panels wrap front contact cells with 30+ years of SunPower materials and manufacturing expertise. The weakest points of Conventional Panel design are eliminated to deliver superior power, reliability, value and savings.

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - PO)

Panele SunPower Performance powstały na bazie ponad 30-letniego doświadczenia firmy SunPower w zakresie materiałów i produkcji. Wyeliminowano w nich najsłabsze punkty konstrukcji konwencjonalnych paneli, aby zapewnić wyjątkową moc, niezawodność, wartość i oszczędności.

Performance P3 - 335 BLK (RES - EN)

SunPower Performance Panels wrap front contact cells with 30+ years of SunPower materials and manufacturing expertise. The weakest points of Conventional Panel design are eliminated to deliver superior power, reliability, value and savings.

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - ES)

Los paneles SunPower Performance combinan células de contacto frontal con los más de 30 años de experiencia en materiales y fabricación de SunPower. Los puntos más débiles del diseño de los paneles convencionales se eliminan para brindar una potencia, una fiabilidad, un valor y un ahorro superiores.

Performance P3 (RES - IT)

I moduli SunPower Performance uniscono la tecnologia con contatti sul fronte di cella agli oltre 30 anni di esperienza di SunPower. l punti deboli della progettazione dei moduli convenzionali sono stati eliminati per fornire più potenza, affidabilità, valore e risparmio.

Performance P19 320BLK (RES - CZ)

Panely SunPower Performance – články s předním kontaktem a více než 30 let zkušeností společnosti SunPower s materiály a výrobou. Konstrukce eliminuje slabá místa běžných panelů a umožňuje dosáhnout vysokého výkonu a spolehlivosti za výhodnou cenu.

Performance 3 - 335 BLK (RES - ES)

Los paneles SunPower Performance combinan células de contacto frontal con los más de 30 años de experiencia en materiales y fabricación de SunPower. Los puntos más débiles del diseño de los paneles convencionales se eliminan para brindar una potencia, una fiabilidad, un valor y un ahorro superiores.

Performance P19 320 BLK (RES - IT)

I moduli SunPower Performance uniscono la tecnologia con contatti sul fronte di cella agli oltre 30 anni di esperienza di SunPower. l punti deboli della progettazione dei moduli convenzionali sono stati eliminati per fornire più potenza, affidabilità, valore e risparmio.

Performance P3 - 335 BLK (RES - DE)

SunPower Performance-Module kombinieren monokristalline PERC Solarzellen mit mehr als 30 Jahren Material- und Fertigungs-Know-how von SunPower. Die Schwächen der traditionellen Technologie wurden beseitigt, um überlegene Leistung, Zuverlässigkeit und Wertbeständigkeit anzubieten.

Manuals and Technical Sheets

Sicherheits- und Installationshinweise

Instrucciones de seguridad e instalación

Safety and Installation Instructions

Warranty Documents & Leaflets

Garantie pour les modules solaires résidentiels - Performance P3 (RES - FR)

Garantie pour les modules solaires résidentiels - Performance P19 (RES - FR)

Garantie contractuelle SunPower pour les modules PV de la gamme Performance residentielle

Brochure de garantie pour les clients - Panneaux Performance P19 (FR)

Couvrant à la fois puissance, produit et services sur 25 ans, la garantie « Sérénité 25 ans » de SunPower est unique sur le marché.

Garantie Kundenbroschüre - Performance Solarmodule P19 (DE)

SunPower bietet eine marktführende 25-jährige Qualitäts-Garantie auf Leistung, Produkt und Service.

SunPower Warranty for Residential Performance Panels - P19 (RES - EN)

SunPower Warranty for Residential Performance Panels - P3 (RES - EN)

Folleto de garantía para clientes – Paneles Performance P3 (ES)

Para paneles Sunpower® Performance 3 de uso comercial y residencial

Brochure de garantie pour les clients – Panneaux Performance P3 (FR)

Panneaux SunPower® Performance 3 pour applications résidentielles et commerciales.

Garanzia sui Moduli Fotovoltaici - Performance P3 (RES - IT)

Garanzia convenzionale limitata SunPower sui Moduli Fotovoltaici de la Gamma Performance: P3 residenziale

Garanzia sui Moduli Fotovoltaici - Performance P19 (RES - IT)

Garantie Kundenbroschüre – Performance Solarmodule P3 (DE)

Für SunPower Performance Module, für gewerbliche und private Anwendungen.

Folleto de garantía para clientes - Paneles Performance P19 (ES)

La garantía de paneles de total confianza de SunPower ofrece una cobertura completa de potencia, producto y servicio líder en el sector por 25 años.

Customer Warranty Leaflet - Performance Panels P3 (EN)

Warranty leaflet for SunPower Commercial and Residential P3 Performance Panels.

Foglio di garanzia per i clienti - Pannelli Performance P19 (IT)

La garanzia Fiducia Totale sui pannelli SunPower offre la migliore copertura del settore su potenza, prodotto e assistenza per 25 anni.

Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie - Performance P19 (RES - DE)

Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie - Performance P3 (RES - DE)

SunPower Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie für Photovoltaikmodule der Performance Produktlinie: P3 private Anwendungen.

Customer Warranty Leaflet - Performance Panels P19 (EN)

SunPower’s Complete Confidence Panel Warranty provides industry-leading 25-year power, product and service coverage.

Product Datasheets

Performance P19 405 (COM - DE)

SunPower Performance-Module kombinieren monokristalline PERC Solarzellen mit mehr als 30 Jahren Material- und Fertigungs-Know-how von SunPower. Wir haben die Schwachstellen der traditionelen Technologie beseitigt um überlegene Leistung, Zuverlässigkeit und Wertbeständigkeit anzubieten.

Performance P19 410 40mm (COM - FR)

Les panneaux SunPower Performance, intègrant des cellules à contact face-avant, bénéficient de plus de 30 ans d’expertise SunPower en matériaux et fabrication. Les points faibles liés à la conception des modules conventionnels ont été éliminés pour fournir plus de puissance, de fiabilité, de valeur et d’économies.

Performance P3 - 415 (COM - PO)

Panele SunPower Performance powstały na bazie ponad 30-letniego doświadczenia firmy SunPower w zakresie materiałów i produkcji. Wyeliminowano w nich najsłabsze punkty konstrukcji konwencjonalnych paneli, aby zapewnić wyjątkową moc, niezawodność, wartość i oszczędności.

Performance P19 405 (COM - FR)

Les panneaux SunPower Performance, intègrant des cellules à contact face-avant, bénéficient de plus de 30 ans d’expertise SunPower en matériaux et fabrication. Les points faibles liés à la conception des modules conventionnels ont été éliminés pour fournir plus de puissance, de fiabilité, de valeur et d’économies.

Performance P5-UPP 545W (COM - EN)

Performance Power Plant Bifacial Solar Panels are engineered to meet the unique needs of large-scale solar power plants.

Performance P19 410 (COM - PO)

Panele SunPower Performance powstały na bazie ponad 30-letniego doświadczenia firmy SunPower w zakresie materiałów i produkcji. Wyeliminowano w nich najsłabsze punkty konstrukcji konwencjonalnych paneli, aby zapewnić wyjątkową moc, niezawodność, wartość i oszczędności.

Performance P3 - 415 (COM - CZ)

Panely SunPower Performance – články s předním kontaktem a více než 30 let zkušeností společnosti SunPower s materiály a výrobou. Konstrukce eliminuje slabá místa běžných panelů a umožňuje dosáhnout vysokého výkonu a spolehlivosti za výhodnou cenu.

Performance P3 420 (COM - FR)

Les panneaux SunPower Performance, intègrant des cellules à contact face-avant, bénéficient de plus de 30 ans d’expertise SunPower en matériaux et fabrication.

Performance P19 410 40mm (COM - ES)

Los paneles SunPower Performance combinan células de contacto frontal con los más de 30 años de experiencia en materiales y fabricación de SunPower. Los puntos más débiles del diseño de los paneles convencionales se eliminan para brindar una potencia, una fiabilidad, un valor y un ahorro superiores.

Performance P3 420 (COM - DE)

SunPower Performance-Module kombinieren monokristalline PERC Solarzellen mit mehr als 30 Jahren Material- und Fertigungs-Know-how von SunPower.

Performance P19 410 (COM - CZ)

Panely SunPower Performance – články s předním kontaktem a více než 30 let zkušeností společnosti SunPower s materiály a výrobou. Konstrukce eliminuje slabá místa běžných panelů a umožňuje dosáhnout vysokého výkonu a spolehlivosti za výhodnou cenu.

Performance P3 420 (COM - EN)

SunPower Performance Panels wrap front contact cells with 30+ years of SunPower materials and manufacturing expertise.

Performance P19 410 40mm (COM - IT)

I moduli SunPower Performance uniscono la tecnologia con contatti sul fronte di cella agli oltre 30 anni di esperienza di SunPower. l punti deboli della progettazione dei moduli convenzionali sono stati eliminati per fornire più potenza, affidabilità, valore e risparmio.

Performance - P19 405 (COM - IT)

I moduli SunPower Performance uniscono la tecnologia con contatti sul fronte di cella agli oltre 30 anni di esperienza di SunPower. l punti deboli della progettazione dei moduli convenzionali sono stati eliminati per fornire più potenza, affidabilità, valore e risparmio.

Performance P19 405 (COM - EN)

SunPower Performance Panels wrap front contact cells with 30+ years of SunPower materials and manufacturing expertise. The weakest points of Conventional Panel design are eliminated to deliver superior power, reliability, value and savings.

Performance P19 410 40mm (COM - EN)

SunPower Performance Panels wrap front contact cells with 30+ years of SunPower materials and manufacturing expertise. The weakest points of Conventional Panel design are eliminated to deliver superior power, reliability, value and savings.

Performance P19 410 40mm (COM - DE)

SunPower Performance-Module kombinieren monokristalline PERC Solarzellen mit mehr als 30 Jahren Material- und Fertigungs-Know-how von SunPower. Wir haben die Schwachstellen der traditionelen Technologie beseitigt um überlegene Leistung, Zuverlässigkeit und Wertbeständigkeit anzubieten.

Manuals and Technical Sheets

Sicherheits- und Installationshinweise

Instrucciones de seguridad e instalación

Safety and Installation Instructions

Warranty Documents & Leaflets

Brochure de garantie pour les clients - Panneaux Performance P19 (FR)

Couvrant à la fois puissance, produit et services sur 25 ans, la garantie « Sérénité 25 ans » de SunPower est unique sur le marché.

Garantie pour les modules solaires commerciaux - Performance 3 (COM - FR)

Garantie pour les modules solaires commerciaux - Performance P19 (COM - FR)

Garantie contractuelle SunPower pour les modules PV de la gamme Performance commerciale

Garantie Kundenbroschüre - Performance Solarmodule P19 (DE)

SunPower bietet eine marktführende 25-jährige Qualitäts-Garantie auf Leistung, Produkt und Service.

SunPower Warranty for Commercial Performance Panels - P19 (COM - EN)

Folleto de garantía para clientes – Paneles Performance P3 (ES)

Para paneles Sunpower® Performance 3 de uso comercial y residencial

Garanzia sui Moduli Fotovoltaici - Performance (COM - IT)

SunPower Warranty for Commercial Performance Panels - P3 (COM - EN)

Brochure de garantie pour les clients – Panneaux Performance P3 (FR)

Panneaux SunPower® Performance 3 pour applications résidentielles et commerciales.

Garantía de producto - SunPower Performance - P3 (Com - ES)

Garantía limitada de producto y potencia de módulos fotovoltaicos SunPower Performance

Garantie Kundenbroschüre – Performance Solarmodule P3 (DE)

Für SunPower Performance Module, für gewerbliche und private Anwendungen.

Folleto de garantía para clientes - Paneles Performance P19 (ES)

La garantía de paneles de total confianza de SunPower ofrece una cobertura completa de potencia, producto y servicio líder en el sector por 25 años.

Garantía de producto - SunPower Performance P19 (Com - ES)

Garantía limitada de producto y potencia de módulos fotovoltaicos comerciales SunPower Performance

Customer Warranty Leaflet - Performance Panels P3 (EN)

Warranty leaflet for SunPower Commercial and Residential P3 Performance Panels.

Foglio di garanzia per i clienti - Pannelli Performance P19 (IT)

La garanzia Fiducia Totale sui pannelli SunPower offre la migliore copertura del settore su potenza, prodotto e assistenza per 25 anni.

Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie - Performance P19 (COM - DE)

Customer Warranty Leaflet - Performance Panels P19 (EN)

SunPower’s Complete Confidence Panel Warranty provides industry-leading 25-year power, product and service coverage.

Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie - Performance P3 (COM - DE)

SunPower Produkt‐ und Leistungsgarantie für Photovoltaikmodule der Performance Produktlinie: P3 gewerbliche Installationen