Solar Cells - How Solar Cells are Made
Q-Cells produces silicon-based photovoltaic cells and supplies the manufacturers
of solar modules. In addition to continuously extending our product capacities,
we constantly advance our production methods, thus setting industry standards.
The goal of our consistent improvements is to increase the customer benefit
and implement user-oriented innovations.
Thus, in 2002 Q-Cells was the first company in the world to offer a high-performance
solar cell with an edge length of 6 inches (150 x 150 mm) on the market. The
expansion of cell formats, the efficiency increase as well as the reduction
of cell thickness serve one goal: to establish photovoltaics as a competitive
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