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Beginner level, Medium level, Solar panels -

  Bifacial (“two-faced”) solar panels can capture solar power from both sides of the panel. Bifacial solar panels offer many advantages over traditional solar panels. Power can be produced from both sides of a bifacial module, increasing total energy generation. In general, more power can be generated from bifacial modules for the same area.   Traditional solar panels capture sunlight on one light-absorbing side, and light energy that cannot be captured is simply reflected away. This is not the case...

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  Solar panels come in many different types, but the most important categories are mono-crystalline solar panels (mono) and polycrystalline solar panels (poly).   In many ways, they are the same: - Both panels capture energy from the sun and turn it into electricity - Both are made from silicon - Both are often made by the same manufacturers - Both can be good choices - Both have a long life span   There are a few key differences however. Mono-crystalline solar panels have solar...

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Charge controllers, Medium level, Solar panels -

  The general notion is that North-facing solar panels (in the Southern Hemisphere) is the most effective way of mounting solar panels. Have you ever considered mounting your panels East & West? Source: solarquotes.com.au   Roof orientation The direction of your panels in relation to the sun, also referred to as the Azimuth angle, is important for the amount of sunshine that your solar panels will receive over the course of the day.   The best way to determine the direction...

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Advanced level, cables, DC, How to connect, Parallel vs Series, Solar panels -

How you wire your panels impacts the performance of your system, and determines the choice of inverter and charge controller. First, let's remember that: W = V x A. The important difference between wiring panels in series or in parallel is that it affects the voltage and amperage of the resultant circuit. In a series circuit, you sum the voltage of each panel to get the overall voltage of the array. However, the amperage of the overall circuit stays the...

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Batteries, Beginner level, Inverters, Sizing, Solar panels -

This is a handy tool that will help you with estimating your energy consumption and with the sizing of your solar PV system. Download The Solar System Sizing Calculator (Version 20.2 Updated February 2020) SunStore will take no liability arising from or relating to your use of this tool. It is the user's responsibility to seek further consultation if they are not familiar with solar system sizing.   Read more: SunStore Solar System Sizing Calculator9 Easy Steps towards installing SolarSolar panels -...

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