Photovoltaic Solar Panels
Photovoltaic solar panels are used in the UK and other countries around the world to help generate electricity using renewable energy from the sun. Sunlight is transformed into electricity by the use of photovoltaic (PV) cells that are contained in the panels.
Benefits of photovoltaic solar panels?
- They are utilised by both homeowners and business owners to help produce electricity without having to purchase it at greater cost from utility companies.
- The Feed-In Tariff scheme, you are paid for generating electricity.
- If you are fortunate to have a surplus of electricity, you can sell it to the National Grid. This may mean that, over a number of years, you may be able to recover the cost of buying and having the solar panels fitted.
Solar Photovoltaic panels are seen on the roofs of buildings positioned in such a way as to capture the sunlight.