We review the latest solar panel and cell technologies plus highlight the best panels from Sunpower, LG, Winaico, REC, Trina and Jinko. Find out about recent innovations such as PERC, half-size cells, multi busbars and smart panels.Read More
Reviews and information on the best Solar panels, inverters and batteries from SMA, Fronius, SunPower, SolaX, Q Cells, Trina, Jinko, Selectronic, Tesla Powerwall, ABB. Plus hybrid inverters, battery sizing, Lithium-ion and lead-acid batteries, off-grid and on-grid power systems.
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Why is solar panel efficiency important? We explain the misconceptions around efficiency and list the most efficient panels from the leading manufacturers using the latest PV cell technology.Read More
Solar panels are made up of the following 6 main components. Silicon PV cells, toughened glass, EVA film layers, protective back sheet, junction box with connection cables. These components are assembled in a tough aluminium frame. All the components must be engineered to withstand years of extreme weather, high temperatures and wind forces.Read More
What is the difference between the common P-type cells and more efficient N-type cells? We explain why ‘more expensive’ N-type cells generally out perform and outlast P-type cells.Read More
LG has grown to become one of the world leading solar module manufacturers, we take a look at what makes the LG Neon 2 and Neon R modules stand out from the crowd.Read More
Basic introduction into solar panel and cell technology. Monocrystalline, polycrystalline and thin film solar panels and how to indentify the various types.Read More