How do solar panels actually produce electricity?
The most visible part of a solar system,
solar panels are made from silicon. Since silicone produces electricity when UV
light touches it, your solar panels convert sunlight into DC (direct current)
“How do solar panels work?” question.
The business case for a home to install solar / What size solar do I need?
We advise people to install a system that’ll generate at least ½ your Winter daily usage. If you can install a larger system, that will probably be beneficial (depending on your energy use), and you will be more likely to still receive a feed-in ...
What is 3-phase power?
Source for this info: https://www.solarquotes.com.au/blog/home-batteries-3-phase/ Three-phase is a type of grid connection. It describes how your home is physically connected to the grid. All grid connected homes in Australia are either: single-phase ...
How can I tell if my solar system is damaged or underperforming?
If worried about hail damage - As a general rule of thumb, if there's no roof damage than the panels are unlikely to be damaged. If you suspect there may be some damage or underperformance from your solar, you can either do a self-assessment based ...
How do solar panels work?
1. Solar panels generate Direct Current (DC) power - During the day when the sun is out, solar panels convert UV light into DC electricity. A solar panel actually comprises many smaller units called photovoltaic cells. These are all connected ...
How do solar panels help the environment?
• A grid-connected solar system helps the environment because whenever it produces energy, that clean electricity immediately reduces grid demand on centralised power stations. So, a power station uses less coal or gas-obtained electricity thus ...