Where Are Solar Panels Used?

Solar panels are used in solar electric systems to generate electricity from sunlight. Different types of  solar panels have different performance due to different conversion efficiency of their solar cells. There are two main types of solar electric (photovoltaic) systems – connected to the grid (‘grid-tied’) and disconnected from the grid (‘off-grid’). Grid-tied systems allow … Read more

Do Solar Panels Save You Money?

  Solar panels are the main building units of solar electric systems. To find out whether solar panels would save you money means to estimate your investment in a solar electric system. Such a task starts with calculating solar electricity production costs. It is important to calculate the cost of electricity produced by your PV … Read more