TYPES OF SOLAR PANELS: WHICH ONE IS FOR YOU?
With many solar panels on the market, how do you know which one is right for you?
The improvement in solar technology has resulted in a variety and wide range of solar cell technologies emerging in the marketplace. In the Philippines there are 2 main types of solar modules that are commonly offered by solar suppliers: the polycrystalline and monocrystalline solar modules. How do they differ from each other?
Polycrystalline solar modules
As derived from the word poly, the polycrystalline solar modules consist of several pieces of silicon that are mixed together to form a solar cell. Due to the manufacturing-related differences in the surface, polycrystalline solar modules give off a blue color. Because they are made up of multiple silicon crystals, there is less space for electrons to move, making this type of panel less efficient compared to its counterparts in hot and low light conditions.
On the plus side, since they produce less waste material and are therefore definitely easier and easier to manufacture, the polycrystalline solar panels cost less and are a popular choice for budget conscious solar customers.
Monocrystalline solar modules
Monocrystalline solar modules are made from a single crystalline silicon that gives off its uniform, black appearance. These panels consist of pure cells, which makes them highly efficient even at higher temperatures or poor lighting conditions.
The manufacture of monocrystalline solar modules is more time-consuming and complex. It produces more waste material as each silicon is cut and trimmed into squares to make the famous cell shape we know. Therefore, it is more expensive compared to the polycrystalline solar panels
So what should you choose?
Both polycrystalline and monocrystalline solar modules have their own advantages and disadvantages. Do you prefer the aesthetics of black and blue or panel efficiency? Would you like more energy- and space-saving solar modules or do you stick to your current budget and your financial possibilities?
While both modules differ in many respects and may address more of one factor than the other, polycrystalline and monocrystalline solar modules still serve their intended purpose of harvesting the solar energy for you and are guaranteed to produce a long life and 25 year output. Definitely a win-win return on investment in 5 years for a typical Solaric grid tie system.
Turn on the sun
At Solaric we appeal to the Filipino sensitivity for accessibility, service and value. Before we make an offer, let’s learn how to use energy. We identify the best ways to maximize your return on a hard-earned investment. We will introduce you to various strategies to help you achieve your solar goals. We want to ensure reduced expenses and increased savings for you to make this one-time, wise economic and environmental investment. We always do our best to provide quick, efficient and thorough customer service. Not only do we sell solar modules, we also enable solar-powered lifestyles. With this, we aim to provide endless satisfaction by delivering Solaric Service Satisfaction, from permanent electricity bill reduction to ultimate ZERO calculation.
Solaric is the leading provider of rooftop solar systems
Solaric has made a name for itself in the renewable energy industry as a trusted and respected leader in rooftop solar systems. Based on decades of experience, Solaric has installed more than 50% of rooftop solar systems on residential buildings in the Philippines, achieving significant cost reductions in electricity costs and milestones towards a cleaner, greener and renewable future. We want every Filipino to enjoy the benefits of clean and renewable energy. Welcome to the new generation of solar and sun.
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