Which Solar Panels Are Best For My Home?

High Efficiency, High Wattage Solar Panels

How Do They Work?

Solar 101:

A solar panel works by allowing photons, or particles of light, to knock electrons free from atoms, generating a flow of electricity. Solar panels actually comprise many, smaller units called photovoltaic cells. (Photovoltaic simply means they convert sunlight into electricity.) Many cells linked together make up a solar panel. Each photovoltaic cell is basically a sandwich made up of two slices of semi-conducting material, usually.

Which Solar Panels Are Best for My Home?

Higgins offers a wide selection of solar panels ranging from value minded to high performance!

To work, photovoltaic cells need to establish an electric field. Much like a magnetic field, which occurs due to opposite poles, an electric field occurs when opposite charges are separated. To get this field, manufacturers “dope” silicon with other materials, giving each slice of the sandwich a positive or negative electrical charge.

It’s important to consider both which solar panels are most efficient, and which solar panels are the best value for the money. For some home system designs, adding more panels to a proposed roof mounted system may be the best solution in terms of energy production, but what if you can only fit 16 panels? Then you know that you need to maximize the panels within a fixed space, and High Efficiency, High Wattage panels could be your solution.   This can mean the difference between installing a 4.2 kW system versus installing a 5kW in the same space!

In hard numbers:  This may result in up to 1 MWh more in production/annually = more money and faster payback for you!

Higgins Energy installs High Performance Panels like LG 320W and Panasonic 320W!  These panels last longer and perform better over time than most other brands.
If you’re interesting in learning more or would like a free solar quote, please contact Jared at 978-355-6343 Ext 242 or email him at JSawabi@higginsenergy.com.

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