When you think about it, solar panels are pretty amazing. They turn sunlight into usable energy that can power your entire household — and the most amazing part is they’re actually a fairly simple technology when you break down the manufacturing process! The core components of a solar panel really only include silicon, solar cells, glass, and metal.
This is a topic that we at Axia by Qcells know a thing or two about. Qcells is the manufacturer of the most widely used solar panels in residential and commercial installations across the country. Plus, our panels are assembled right here in the United States at our Dalton, Georgia factory.
If you’ve ever wondered how solar panels are made or what solar panels are made of, we’re here to explain the process step by step.