What is Solar Panel?

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A solar panel absorbs the sun’s rays and converts the energy into electricity or heat.

The solar panel is composed of solar cells (or photovoltaic cells), which produce electricity through the photovoltaic effect. The solar panels feature grid-like cells arranged on the surface.

In other words, it is a set of photovoltaic modules mounted on a supporting structure.

In terms of wear-and-tear resistance, these panels are quite durable. The lifespan of solar panels is extremely long. The effectiveness of these products decreases only about one to two percent per year (sometimes even less).

The majority of solar panels use crystalline silicon solar cells.

By installing solar panels in homes, you can reduce global warming by combating the harmful emissions of greenhouse gases. The use of solar panels does not cause pollution and is a clean energy source. Moreover, they reduce our reliance on fossil fuels (which are limited) and traditional energy sources.

Solar panels are now found in many electronic devices, such as calculators, that function as long as sunlight is available.

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