What Is Solar And
How Does It Work?
Solar Panels (also known as PV or “Photovoltaic” panels) are a technology used to convert light from the sun (photons) into electricity that can be used to power electrical loads. In the past decade, solar panel technology has become extremely efficient, incredibly affordable, and genuinely reliable.
Solar panels work by absorbing light energy from the sun as DC power, and feeding that power to an inverter, where the DC power is transformed into AC power. AC power is then safely used to power your building. Any excess production is then sent back to the grid.
What's The Difference
Between Types Of Panels?
The majority of solar panels on the market today are made of crystalline silicon, arranged into a series of cells that together form a circuit. The two core types of crystalline silicone designs are polycrystalline and monocrystalline panels.
Polycrystalline solar panels are made by pouring molten scraps of crystals into a cast. This crystal structure will form imperfectly, creating boundaries where the crystal formation breaks. The impurities in the crystal makes polycrystalline modules less efficient.
Monocrystalline solar panels are made by growing a single crystal. The crystal framework in a monocrystalline is even, giving it the best purity and highest efficiency levels.
Monocrystalline PERC solar panels are the highest efficiency monocrystalline panels on the market. These panels implement a back surface passivation layer that absorbs more reflected light, lowers electron recombination, and reduces heat absorption.
What about inverters?
Inverters turn the DC power absorbed from the sun via solar panels, and turn it into usable AC power that can be used by your home or business. Prospective owners of solar must decide between one of two systems: a string inverter system, or a microinverter system. The differences are as follows:
Why Sun Diego Solar?
Our mission is to serve our customers with quality products and superior services at affordable prices. We work with proven technology's that offer maximum efficiency, superior reliability, and top-of-their-class warranty's.
Our specialization in microinverter technology and monocrystalline PERC panels allows us to install advanced solar systems without cutting any corners, offering the most competitive pricing on the market.
Stop paying through the roof for your electricity. Book a free consultation with Sun Diego Solar today.