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Solar Power Lie #1: “The profit margins in solar power make it a money-printing scam for all installers.”

Solar Power Lie #1: “The profit margins in solar power make it a money-printing scam for all installers.”

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Got A Shaded Roof? Then don’t buy solar without a Suneye shade analysis.

suneye solar shading analysis

What you must do before installing solar if anything casts a shadow on your roof.

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BP Solar Panels come last in 2010 German Solar Panel Test

Latest solar panel test from German testing house.

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The truth about Solar Panel performance and temperature

How does the Aussie heat affect your solar panel performance?

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Are you getting the best Solar Panels? The Top 10 Things To Check

the best solar panels

There are a bewildering array of solar panel brands out there. How do you sort the wheat from the solar chaff?

My advice is go thru the spec sheet for each panel and judge them on the following top 10 solar panel selection criteria.

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Solar Panel Warranties – How to make sure yours is worth more than the paper it is written on:

All solar panels should come with both a “power output warranty” and a “material warranty”. What is the difference and how do you make sure they will give you the protection you need?

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Don’t Install Solar…Until You’ve Read This

Don’t buy that solar system until you have at least done the most basic energy efficiency upgrades…

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Grid Connection of your solar system: should you organise it yourself?

Some pitfalls that can be encountered when connecting your solar system to the grid.

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Everything You Need To Know About Solar (Grid Connect) Inverters

Inverter Circuit

A detailed look (in plain English!) at how inverters work. Learn how a solar grid connected inverter performs its crucial functions of: Converting DC to AC, transforming the voltage, keeping you safe, exporting to the grid and last, but not least maximising the power from your panels.

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How Important Is Efficiency When Choosing A Solar Panel?

Mounting a solar panel to allow "backside irradiance"

Is panel efficiency the only thing that matters when deciding which solar panel to buy?

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