Types of Solar Photovoltaic Panels


There are 3 types of photovoltaic (PV) panels.  (These descriptions all relate to the type of solar panels that generate electricity - known photovoltaic panels.)  The most common two are made up of cells of crystalline silicon.  This type of PV panel needs to be mounted in a rigid frame to prevent … [Read more...]

Grid-Tie or Off-Grid? Solar Energy Facts


There are two basic types of systems when using alternate electrical power such as that generated by solar photovoltaic (PV) or wind turbines - grid-tie and off-grid.  The following is an overview of solar energy facts for both types of systems. Off Grid Off-grid is the term used when your house … [Read more...]