The Cat Thin Film PV solar energy system, available in sizes ranging from 25 kW to 5 MW, can deliver up to 4.3% moreenergy than conventional crystalline silicon panels. It features Cat-branded PV module technology and is manufactured by First Solar.
“This solution offers our customers the opportunity to invest in reliable, affordable, high-performance PV modules backed by multiple gigawatts of First Solar’s expertise, combined with the familiarity and trust that comes with the Cat brand,” said Barloworld Power solar business development managerGrant Kirchmann.
“From our own experience, we’ve seen that thin film is the right technology for the C&I segment in Southern Africa. As we focus our efforts on utility-scale solar in the country, we are confident that Barloworld Power, with its extensive technical capabilities and sales and support infrastructure, is the right company to drive continued growth for thin film in the C&I segment,” First Solar Africa business development director John Eccles said.