Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Sets Performance Record For PTC Ratings In P-Type Silicon Modules

Canadian Solar just announced that its CS5A and CS5P series have seta new record for PTC ratings in P-Type silicon modules, earning ratingof ratings of 190 and 250 watts in tests designed to simulatereal-world power generation conditions.

Canadian Solar also announced that its new Enhanced SelectiveEmitter (ESE) technology, which enhances the performance of solarcells, has been tested successfully.

In a press release, Dr. Shawn Qu, Canadian Solar’s Chairman and CEO, commented on the news:

“Canadian Solar continues to advance the field of photovoltaicsthrough our commitment to R&D. The record-setting PTC efficienciesof our High Performance CS modules are a clear validation of theprogress we’ve made to bring high quality products and long-termreliability to real solar projects around the world. Our EnhancedSelective Emitter technology is a breakthrough in terms of theefficiency and value we bring to our customers. We will continue toinvest in R&D and manufacturing processes, allowing us to furtherincrease our module efficiency, while improving cost structures anddriving down the cost of solar.”

Canadian Solar (CSIQ) Sets Performance Record For PTC Ratings In P-Type Silicon Modules