Tag: Solar Panels

How To Make Solar Panels As Efficient As Possible

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People all over the country are installing solar panels in their homes and businesses to save money on their energy bills and to be responsible stewards of the environment. But not everyone is getting the most possible energy out of their panels. Here are a few tips to make your solar panels more efficient, helping… Read more »

The Three Main Types of Solar Panels

solar panels on a residential roof

Most solar panels fall into one of three categories: monocrystalline, polycrystalline, and thin film. Their names reflect the different types of solar cells that make them up. Monocrystalline solar panels, for example, are manufactured using monocrystalline silicon solar cells. Each type of solar cell has its own advantages and disadvantages, and understanding them will help… Read more »

5 Factors that Impact Solar Panel Efficiency

5 Factors that Impact Solar Panel Efficiency

Solar energy is one of the cleanest ways to power our homes and businesses. But how efficient is it? Most solar panels are anywhere between 15% to 20% efficient. That may not sound like a lot, but modern solar panels can easily cover the energy requirements of most homes and businesses. However, there are factors… Read more »

Solar Panels: Frequently Asked Questions

When you’re debating going solar, you’re naturally going to have plenty of questions. To answer all of your questions, we’ve compiled a list of the most frequently asked questions consumers have about solar panels and solar energy: How do solar panels work? Solar panels absorb sunlight, transforming it into electricity that can power our homes… Read more »

How Do Solar Panels Work?

Solar panels have been rising in popularity in recent years. A lot of it has to do with its cost-saving abilities, as well as recent technological improvements. But do you know how they work? Here we lay out a step-by-step guide to all there is to know about solar panels, and how they bring energy… Read more »