Without a selection of solar panels attached to your solar system, you won’t be able to generate enough energy to keep your home or business going. Solar panels are without a doubt one of the most important parts of the solar setup and although they are often included in the entire solar kit, there might just come a time when the panels will need to be replaced.
Solar panels are considered to be the very core of the solar system and when it comes to choosing the right ones for your needs, you will find that panels can be incredibly technical and a lot more complicated than they initially seem. When you are making your solar panel decision, you will need to keep so many factors in mind, such as what the panel is going to cost, the amount of energy that the panel is going to produce, and the type of brand that you are buying from.
At Africa Power Equipment, we can get you set up with the best solar panels the market has to offer. With our immense industry experience and our growing knowledge, our team can help you find the perfect solar panels to meet your energy generation requirements as well as fit your solar system. Not only are we more than capable to kit your system out with the best kinds of solar panels, but with our affordable prices, you are in the perfect position to generate your own power while staying well within your budget.
All solar systems need either one or many solar panels in order to collect solar energy. These panels are also known as PV panels and they are made in such a way that they are able to capture light from the sun and transfer it into the system, in a safe way, to turn the energy into usable power which can then be stored or harnessed in whichever way you will need it.
In recent years, solar energy has become an immensely popular electrical resource. Such power is safe to use, it is incredibly economical once the system has been paid off, and it is clean energy. In a country like South Africa, which is subject to electrical shortages and uncertainty, having a backup plan in the form of solar power should be a logical option that leads to the eventual permanent usage of such an electrical source.
The long-term benefits of solar power absolutely cannot be denied and with the right number of solar panels, attached to a quality solar system, will be the kind of long-term investment that you will never regret having.
One of the biggest concerns that most buyers will have has to do with the cost of solar panels. And they are not wrong in their concern as so often such systems and all of their additional features can cost a small fortune. But the price of all things solar has actually dropped drastically in the past few years so the prices you are paying today will be the best there has ever been.
Another thing to keep in mind when you are worried about costs is that what you are buying is going to be a long-term investment. The moment you start saving money, you are going to see that the system is basically paying for itself and when you are no longer impacted by the rolling blackouts that have plagued South African for more than 10 years, you will see that your money has been well spent.
If you are fairly new to the world of solar, it is natural that you should be a little uninformed about how to choose the right panels.
Some of the factors that you are going to have to consider will include things like the number of solar panels you will need, whether the system is going to be used for the home or for the business, the brand, the energy capacity, the placement and, naturally, the price.
Efficiency is likely to be the most important thing that you need to think about as not all solar panels are made to be as efficient as the next. Some are considered to be below the industry standard while others are able to perform at a much higher standard. The efficiency of the panel will also determine the price to a great extent as the more efficient the panel is, the more you are likely to pay for it.
It helps to do plenty of research before you buy your panels and if you are really in a tight spot, you can always have a chat with the company you are buying from in order to ensure that you have made the right decision. If you were to end up with the wrong panel, you would run the possibility of buying a panel that is unable to meet your power generation needs, and since you have bought the panel already, you will run the risk of spending your entire budget on the wrong thing.
We are all about sustainability and we go out of our way to make sure that our clients have access to every type of solar product that they could possibly need in order to become more self-sufficient, whether they are using such energy at home or the workplace.
As such, we have chosen to stock some of the very best solar products from some of the nation’s best brands. Our preferred brands include Canadian Solar and JA Solar. These popular brands are well-known for producing the best quality panels at the kinds of prices that the average person can afford to budget for.
They also manufacture a range of solar panel sizes which allow for flexibility when it comes to the amount of energy you can generate on a daily basis. And with the various sizes, you can also be more in control over where the panels are placed, making them a viable option on even the smallest of roofs.