Score only. The Solar Review Module Assessment Criteria compares the SunPower Maxeon 3 solar panel against the industries best known specifications. The result, a solar module comparison with no room for discretionary bias and the transparency you desire.  

 

.Make and model:  SunPower Maxeon 3.

Variants:  390 | 395 | 400W.

  Design, Efficiency, Performance.

  Loading factors.

The following content for the SunPower Maxeon 3 should be used as a guide only. Individual circumstances and compatibilities should always be taken into account when selecting the right solar panel for any given installation. This content has been built using the Solar Review Module Assessment Criteria 2.0 and above based on available product specifications at the time of writing. 

Design.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Design; Outstanding
  • N-type monocrystalline.
  • Rear-contact connection.
  • Rear contact enhanced.
  • Glass-laminate (White).
  • Innovative.
  • InterSolar Award Runner-Up 2019.
  • TÜV certified.

Durability.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Durability; Superior
  • Snow load 5400Pa.
  • Front wind load 2400Pa.
  • Rear wind load 2400Pa.
  • Damp heat testing 6000Hrs.
  • Thermal cycle testing 800Hrs.
  • PID Resistant.
  • Salt mist resistance certification
    IEC 61701 (Severity 6).
  • Amonia resistance certification
    IEC 62701.
  • 25mm hail impact at 23m/s.

Efficiency.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Efficiency; Outstanding
  • 22% Maximum module efficiency.
  • -0.29%°C Temperature coefficient.
  • 0/5% Power tolerance.

Performance.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Performance; Outstanding
  • 2% degradation in the 1st year.
  • 0.2% degradation per annum.
  • 25-year linear performance warranty.
  • Parts & service performance warranty.

Guarantee.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Guarantee; Elite
  • 25-year warranty.
  • Parts & service product warranty.
  • Authorised installer network, no additional end-user benefits.

OVERALL.

SunPower

Maxeon 3 Overall; Elite
  • Design 4.7
  • Durability 4.0
  • Efficiency 5.0
  • Performance 4.8
  • Guarantee 4.5
Outstanding
[ 4.8 - 5 ] The pinnacle of certified specification.
Elite
[ 4.3 - 4.7 ] A rare calibre of technology produced by the industry elite.
Superior
[ 3.8 - 4.2 ] Specifications which are exceedingly superior to that of the industry average.
Very Good
[ 3.3 - 3.7 ] Advanced technology against the industry average.
Good
[ 2.8 - 3.2 ] Better than the industry average is that of which strives a portion better.
Average
[ 2.3 - 2.7 ] A score within this bracket is considered the industry average specification.
Ordinary
[ 1.8 - 2.2 ] Considered below the industry mainstream average.
Poor
[ 1.3 - 1.7 ] There's better, there's also worse.
Inferior
[ 0.8 - 1.2 ] Far below the modern industry average.
Awful
[ 0.3 - 0.7 ] Possesses specifications which are absent or unverified by a certified testing institute.
Avoid
[ 0 - 0.2 ] Unlikely for technology manufactured in the modern era.
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1 COMMENT

  1. Interested in building a battery charging system with two of your 400 watts panels, can your recommend a Controller and inverter. And when the batteries are full I would like to be able to supplement my home power sort of like the plug & Play systems I’ve seen

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