Score only. The Solar Review Module Assessment Criteria compares the Canadian Solar HiKu solar panel against the industries best known specifications. The result, a solar module comparison with no room for discretionary bias and the transparency you desire.  

.Make and model:  Canadian Solar HiKu.

Variants: 325 – 365 W (poly), 350 – 370 W (mono).

  Design, Performance.

  Efficiency.

The following content for the Canadian Solar HiKu should be used as a guide only. Individual circumstances and compatibilities should always be taken into account when selecting the right solar panel for any given installation. This content has been built using the Solar Review Module Assessment Criteria 2.0 and above based on available product specifications at the time of writing. 

Design.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Design; SUPERIOR
  • Polycrystalline or Monocrystalline.
  • 9-wire (MBB) contact.
  • PERC enhanced.
  • Glass-laminate (White).
  • Inspiring.
  • No.1 Top Bankable Manufacturer (BloombergNEF) 2019.
  • TUV Rheinland certified.

Durability.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Durability; VERY GOOD
  • Snow load 5400Pa.
  • Front wind load 3600Pa.
  • Rear wind load 3600Pa.
  • Damp heat testing 100Hrs.
  • Thermal cycle testing 200Hrs.
  • PID Free.
  • Salt mist resistance certification
    IEC 61701.
  • Amonia resistance certification
    IEC 62716.
  • Hail impact IEC standard.

Efficiency.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Efficiency; VERY GOOD
  • 19% Maximum module efficiency.
  • -0.37%°C Temperature coefficient.
  • 0/2% Power tolerance.

Performance.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Performance; SUPERIOR
  • 2.5% degradation in the 1st year.
  • 0.6% degradation per annum.
  • 25-year linear performance warranty.
  • Parts and service performance warranty.

Guarantee.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Guarantee; VERY GOOD
  • 12-year warranty.
  • Parts & service warranty.
  • No authorised installer network.

OVERALL.

Canadian Solar

HiKu Overall; SUPERIOR
  • Design 4.1
  • Durability 3.4
  • Efficiency 3.7
  • Performance 4.1
  • Guarantee 3.5
Outstanding
[ 4.8 - 5 ] The pinnacle of certified specification.
Elite
[ 4.3 - 4.7 ] A rare calibre of technology produced by the industry elite.
Superior
[ 3.8 - 4.2 ] Specifications which are exceedingly superior to that of the industry average.
Very Good
[ 3.3 - 3.7 ] Advanced technology against the industry average.
Good
[ 2.8 - 3.2 ] Better than the industry average is that of which strives a portion better.
Average
[ 2.3 - 2.7 ] A score within this bracket is considered the industry average specification.
Ordinary
[ 1.8 - 2.2 ] Considered below the industry mainstream average.
Poor
[ 1.3 - 1.7 ] There's better, there's also worse.
Inferior
[ 0.8 - 1.2 ] Far below the modern industry average.
Awful
[ 0.3 - 0.7 ] Possesses specifications which are absent or unverified by a certified testing institute.
Avoid
[ 0 - 0.2 ] Unlikely for technology manufactured in the modern era.
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