The Cat® thin film, high-efficiency modules provide a proven performance advantage over conventional crystalline silicon solar modules. Generating more energy than competing modules with the same power rating, the Cat PVT117 module delivers superior performance and reliability to our customers.
With up to 10% more energy capture in real world conditions, solar plants using Cat thin film PVT modules enjoy better energy yield, proven reliability, and industry-leading durability.
Cat thin film photovoltaic modules have a lower temperature coefficient than silicon modules. This results in more power production as the module operating temperature increases. Over a year in hot climate conditions, this advantage adds up to 3% more annual energy yield versus a silicon module.
Different PV technologies respond differently to different light wavelengths. On humid days, water in the atmosphere reduces specific wavelengths of available light. Cat modules are less sensitive to high humidity; they can produce up to 6% more energy annually than silicon modules in humid environments.
Unique module design minimizes power loss due to shading. Unlike silicon modules, which can lose disproportionately more power in the shaded area. With Cat modules, only the shaded portion is impacted, resulting in up to 1% more energy annually.
All Cat solar modules come with a standard 10-year warranty on manufacturer defects and a 25-year power output warranty.
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