The SCHOTT PERFORMTM MONO PV module offers industry-leading features which allow SCHOTT to provide a 10 year product warranty, a 25 year linear power warranty, and 5 Watt positive output tolerance to deliver maximum value over the life of a solar energy project.
“This is a critical addition to our portfolio as it adds a higher efficiency option and enables higher power density on projects where it is necessary,” said Tom Hecht, President of SCHOTT Solar PV, Inc. “We specifically designed the SCHOTT PERFORMTM MONO PV module to exceed current industry standards. Our customers trust in SCHOTT modules because they are backed by 25 years of rigorous field testing yielding more accurate performance data.”
Engineered in Germany and produced in Albuquerque, NM, SCHOTT PERFORMTM MONO PV modules qualify as a domestic end product under the "Buy American Act" (BAA), a U.S.-made end product under the Trade Agreement Act (TAA), and as a domestic manufactured product under the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA).
All SCHOTT modules, including the SCHOTT PERFORMTM MONO PV module, are environmentally tested to double the international certification standards for thermal cycling and damp heat tests to ensure superior product quality. The mono modules will initially be available in the 245 – 255 Watt Power Classes.
SCHOTT Solar is an international supplier of high quality solar technology. The company‘s corporate headquarters are in Mainz, Germany. SCHOTT Solar is divided into two businesses. In the business of Photovoltaics, SCHOTT Solar focuses on manufacturing and marketing premium quality solar modules, and also project business for large photovoltaic installations.
In the business of Concentrated Solar Power, the company manufactures receivers for parabolic trough solar power plants and ranks as the world’s market and technology leader. Customers, partners and financiers appreciate the products SCHOTT Solar offers for their high quality and durability.
This is a result of the company’s experience since 1958, intensive R&D work and tests that are often considered to be twice as rigid as the industry standard. With manufacturing facilities in Europe, the United States and Asia, SCHOTT Solar is able to respond to key markets in a flexible manner.
SCHOTT Solar maintains a local presence in all of the world’s major solar energy markets. The company greatly benefits from the international network of its parent company, SCHOTT AG. In the fiscal year 2010/2011, the SCHOTT Group of approximately 17,000 employees generated global sales of 2.9 billion euros.