Double Solar Cell

£10.00£13.00 ex VAT

Double solar cell to power your projects.

Terminal Type: Wires with Crocodile Clips
£13.00 ex VAT
Terminal Type: Pinch Terminals
£11.00 ex VAT
Terminal Type: Solder Tabs
£10.00 ex VAT


The picture shows the front of a double cell on the left and the back of double a cell on the right. You will receive only one double cell. The picture shows the pinch terminals variant for easy connection.


  • Double solar cell – 3V / 300mA
  • Specification sheet
  • PV Tech – How a Solar Cell is Manufactured
  • Teacher support documents


The Plugging into the Sun® flexible solar cell is at the centre of a unique range of renewable energy educational resources and activities.


Assembly kits, activities & experiments for 2-Q double cells:
  • model solar car
  • solar cell tests
  • electric circuit investigations, parallel, series, voltage, current, resistance and power
  • rechargeable battery maintenance
  • solar electric clock kit
  • solar powered buzzers, bulbs, motors, LEDs, electronic circuits and electromagnetism
  • propeller spinners, radio, fan and mini-water pump
  • daylight investigations, movement & inclination of the sun, earth’s atmosphere and cloud cover


Triple-Junction Cell Specification
  • double cell laminate
  • thin-film amorphous silicon 177mm x 80mm x mm thick
  • weight: 23g with pinch terminals
  • output 4.2V open circuit – under natural light conditions
  • 3 V* (stable) and 300 mA*
  • *figures are accurate to +/- 10%
  • flexible, virtually unbreakable
  • waterproof, high power/weight ratio
  • durable, 20 year+ useful life
  • responds to diffuse light (light scattered by cloud cover)
  • pinch terminal connections allow for easy connection to devices

Find out about UNI-SOLAR® Technology

See the single solar cell page for details of 1-Q PV cell used with older solar car models.


Electrical connection options
  • pinch terminals
  • wires (150 mm or to your requirements) and crocodile clips
  • pre-tinned solder tabs


Packaging Statement

The source of our tube packaging is from recycling the inner core of carpets and packaging cellophane. All components are in paper bags.


Related Resources


How a Solar Cell Works

Overview of how how sunlight is turned into energy that can power a car

How much light do we need?

Explanation of how much sunlight needed to for cars and boats to achieve optimal performance.

Life Cycle Design of Amorphous Silicon Photovoltaic Modules

Publication investing energy payback time and electricity production efficiency of PV systems.

Additional information

Terminal Type

Solder Tabs, Pinch Terminals, Wires with Crocodile Clips