With hundreds of different solar panels on the market, trying to select one can be considered a difficult endeavour. So which panels are actually good? In this article, we will outline what to look out for when comparing panels to complete your purchasing decision.
The ‘Tier’ rating was developed by Bloomberg New Energy Finance Corporation and is used to arbitrarily rate solar panel manufacturers in terms of financial stability. Panels classified as Tier 1 don’t come equally in performance, look or reliability however. Most established solar manufacturers are now considered Tier 1, so it's more important than ever to do your research in order to distinguish high quality and reliability from the more entry-level copycats.
Put simply, Mono means ‘one’ and Poly means ‘many’
The main difference between the panel types is during the creation process:
Depending on which you choose, depends on the price, efficiency, size and looks & longevity of the panel you want.
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