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The Principal Solar Institute Module Ratings

The Principal Solar Institute’s scientifically designed and certified combination of tests and performance standards provide an unbiased, comprehensive rating system – the PSI PV module rating. Seven essential characteristics related to initial and long-term PV module performance are combined to create the PSI Rating:

  • Actual Tested Maximum Power vs. Advertised
  • Temperature Coefficient at Maximum Power
  • Power at Low Irradiance to Power at High Irradiance Ratio
  • Normal Operating Cell Temperature (NOCT)
  • Total Area Efficiency
  • Negative Power Tolerance
  • Annual Power Reduction

These ratings allow you to make comparisons when analyzing PV modules and help you select the optimal PV module.

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PSI Ratings – PV Solar Modules from Shenzhen Zhongjing Solar

Here are the PSI Ratings for modules from Shenzhen Zhongjing Solar, calculated based on initial performance test data. If you don’t see a solar module that you are considering, contact us and we will try to add it.

Rank Manufacturer Model Type Power
(W DC)
PSI Rating Percentile
1Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarM9X-265Monocrystalline2658.16*82
2Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarM9X-260Monocrystalline2607.98*74
3Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarM9X-255Monocrystalline2557.84*68
4Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP6Y-250Polycrystalline2507.74*62
5Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarM9X-250Monocrystalline2507.69*59
6Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP6Y-245Polycrystalline2457.59*53
7Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP7Y-290Polycrystalline2907.55*51
8Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP6Y-240Polycrystalline2407.43*43
9Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP7Y-285Polycrystalline2857.41*42
10Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP7Y-280Polycrystalline2807.28*35
11Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP6Y-235Polycrystalline2357.28*34
12Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP7Y-275Polycrystalline2757.15*28
13Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP6Y-230Polycrystalline2307.13*27
14Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarP7Y-270Polycrystalline2707.02*22
15Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarPWM-180WMonocrystalline1806.85*16
16Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarPWM-175WMonocrystalline1756.66*11
17Shenzhen Zhongjing SolarPWM-170WMonocrystalline1706.48*7

* Modules denoted with an “*” use estimated values for one or more characteristics. Manufacturers can contact us to provide the missing data for these PV modules.

NOTE: PSI Ratings are based on publicly available data, and are subject to change as additional data and proprietary analyses become available for long-term performance.