Solar Panels are a core component for any solar powered system. Choosing the correct Solar Panel can seem extremely technical and complicated, so why not contact us today to discuss your requirements with our helpful staff who will advise you on the most cost effective and appropriate products to suit your energy needs. Read more below...
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Sustainable.co.za is one of South Africa’s pioneering renewable energy suppliers and, as such, offers solar power panels from big brands such as Sanyo, Sharp, Tenesol and Photon. In addition to our range of solar panels for sale, we offer practical advice on how to live more sustainably, so that you can reduce your carbon footprint as well as the cost of supplying your home with energy. You save on two fronts!
Many people worry about the cost of installing solar heating panels. As our interest lies in promoting sustainable living, we offer our range of solar power panels at affordable prices, as well as regular special promotions and discounts to make it easier for you to save.
Once you make the decision to buy solar panels, we will provide you with the necessary guidance to install your solar power yourself – DIY style – or, if you prefer, we can manage the installation for you.
At its most basic, solar panels consist of an array of photovoltaic cells that convert sunlight into electricity by a process known as the photovoltaic effect. Photovoltaic or PV cells consist of at least two semi-conductive materials, such as silicon, one of which has a positive charge while the other is negative. When exposed to sunlight some of the photons are absorbed by the negative semiconductor atoms (at the bottom), which in turn free electrons to flow (if connected to an electrical load) back to the positive semiconductor (at the top). This flow of electrons is called direct current (DC).
The individual solar cells are then connected in series strings to build voltage; the strings are connected in parallel to build current. They are then sealed or laminated and placed in a rigid frame. This makes up a photovoltaic (PV) module. These solar modules or panels are available in various sizes, power outputs, and materials. Using the right conversion equipment, the power generated by solar panels can be used for almost any load/appliance that requires electrical power to operate.
Why wait to join the many environmentally aware and economically savvy people who already use solar panels to their full potential? Buy your solar panels now and become part of the world’s energy solution.