Monday, November 2, 2015
Roads Less Traveled - Solar Panel Types â Flexible vs Rigid, 12 vs 24 volt, Mono vs Polyâ¦Yikes!
From the site: Roads Less Traveled - Solar Panel Types â" Flexible vs Rigid, 12 vs 24 volt, Mono vs Polyâ¦Yikes!
There are a lot of decisions to make when you install solar panels on an RV or boat. Some of the most basic are: what size solar panels to buy, whether to go with flexible solar panels or aluminum framed rigid panels, whether the solar cells should be monocrystalline or polycrystalline, and whether to install nominal 12 volt or 24 volt panels. We have done several RV and marine solar panel installations, and we have used not only 12 volt and 24 volt panels of various sizes but we have also used both aluminum framed rigid solar panels and the newer semi-flexible solar panels. We have also worked with both monocrystalline and polycrystalline solar panels. This article outlines the pros and cons of the various types and sizes of solar panel ...Read more...
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