Canadian Solar Announces Best-in-Class Warranty for Polycrystalline and Diamond Modules
- For polycrystalline module products,
Canadian Solarguarantees the first year power degradation is no more than 2.5% from its nameplate power. From year 2 to year 25, the actual power decline will be no more than 0.7%. By the end of year 25, the actual power output will be no less than 80.7% of the nameplate power output.
- For the Diamond double-glass module,
Canadian Solarguarantees the first year power degradation is no more than 2.5% from its nameplate power. From year 2 to year 30, the actual annual power decline will be no more than 0.5%. By the end of year 30, the actual power output will be no less than 83% of the labeled power output.
In the past 15 years,
The performance warranty for standard monocrystalline cell modules will continue to be 3% degradation for the first year, and 0.7% power loss from year 2 to year 25. With Czochralski-type (CZ) wafer quality improvement,
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