Nov 26
Bifacial vs Traditional Solar Photovoltaic Modules
The growing popularity of bifacial solar photovoltaic (PV) modules is changing the solar industry and more than ever, home owners who are interested in going green are keen to understand the benefits of bifacial PVs over traditional ones. Key players such as LG Solar, Longi and Canadian Solar have already started to manufacture these PV modules on a large scale in preparation for this next wave of solar panel technology. In this article, we will explain the technology behind bifacial PV modules and the pros / cons of installing these systems. Bifacial solar panels are almost the same as normal…
Jun 19
Solar energy’s importance in Malta’s new energy plan
19 Jun, 2019. 0 Comments. Uncategorized.
The draft National Energy and Climate Plan lays out crucial objectives for the island of Malta. It aims for a 19% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and a 13% share of renewable energy in final energy consumption by 2030. These objectives are in line with the EU’s long-term climate goals and Paris Agreement commitments. These efforts are paramount in Malta's efforts to improve our European and global credibility. Almost half of the European Union’s (EU) 28 member states have already hit their 2020 renewable energy targets. In comparison, Malta's share of renewables remains far below targets. Solar energy has proved…
Mar 4
Why, When & How to clean solar panels?
Knowing how to clean solar panels is one of the most commonly asked questions. This article goes over the basics and importance of cleaning solar panels for residential solar PV systems. When it comes to keeping your solar panels clean, one must know why, how and how often? Why keep solar panels clean? The first question can be answered in a fairly straightforward manner: to improve energy output. Like shading, dirt and other things blocking your solar panels from the sun can drastically reduce your energy output. As for the numbers, the Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) states that energy…