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Consumers

This is the consumer or end-user section of the learning center, where you can find practical answers to your questions as a user of solar systems. Read about topics such as solar hybrid systems, solar insolation, solar incentives and solar community purchases. At Sinovoltaics we focus on content for the PV professionals, yet a small section for end-users cannot be missed. More and more topics will be added to this section, also taking into account new trends and developments.

Articles in Consumers

Solar Storage Cost
How Much Does Solar Storage Cost? Understanding Solar Battery Prices ...
Which Solar system is right for me?
There are various solar installation options to select from and the best one...
Renewables Curtailment
Why is RE Curtailed? ...
BlockChain and off-grid Solar
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Reduce Gas and Electricity Bills
Tips to Reduce Gas and Electricity Bills ...
The Right System Installer
How to choose the right solar system installer ...
Labor Costs for Installing Solar Panels
What are the Labor Costs to Install a Solar System? ...
Solar Panel Kits
 Is it a good choice to purchase packaged solar panel kits? ...
Community or Bulk Purchases of Solar Systems
Community or Bulk Purchases of Solar Systems ...
Virtual net metering
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SGIP - what is it?
(Self Generation Incentive Program) ...
How long do solar panels last?
When does a solar panel ‘die’? ...
Solar incentives: why invest in solar energy?
There are several reasons why to invest in a solar energy installation. These...
Solar Hybrid System: comparison with grid-tied and standalone systems
Solar energy systems come in various configurations, and the choice is yours...
Solar Heating: can solar panels be used for water and space heating?
Yes you can use solar panels for solar heating, but it's not recommended....
Solar energy systems during the winter: 10 tips for survival
Do solar panels work in the winter? ...
Should I wire my home for AC or DC loads?
AC loads are more commonly available, require smaller wire size and are less...
Solar Insolation: will solar panels work in my country or location?
A question frequently asked about solar energy systems by prospective buyers is:...
AC appliances: can these be powered with solar energy?
An AC appliance can not directly be powered with DC generated from solar panels....