Australian Solar Panel Industry Glossary: Understanding the Lingo

Solar Panel Segments: 

 

Bloomberg Darling
  • Over 1.5GW manufacturing.
  • Regular on Bloomberg BNEF list for 5 plus years
  • Common wattage for volume solar modules

Bloomberg Rejects
  • Not represented on Bloomberg list
  • Under 1.5GW OR less then 5 years of representation

25 Year Warranty Club
  • Premium modules with 25 year warranty club from Reputable manufacturers
  • Typically also represented on Bloomberg Tier 1 list
  • Typically higher efficiency for volume modules
  • More expensive module to end customer.

Entry Level Premium
  • Modules that offer Product warranty between 15 – 25 years from quality
  • Reputable Manufacturer
  • Typically also represented on Bloomberg Tier 1 list