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 set a new record for PTC ratings in P-Type silicon modules, earning rating of ratings of 190 and 250 watts in tests designed to simulate real-world power generation conditions.

Canadian Solar also announced that its new Enhanced Selective Emitter (ESE) technology, which enhances the performance of solar cells, 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 photovoltaics through our commitment to R&D. The record-setting PTC efficiencies of our High Performance CS modules are a clear validation of the progress we’ve made to bring high quality products and long-term reliability to real solar projects around the world. Our Enhanced Selective Emitter technology is a breakthrough in terms of the efficiency and value we bring to our customers. We will continue to invest in R&D and manufacturing processes, allowing us to further increase our module efficiency, while improving cost structures and driving down the cost of solar.”

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