Trees and shade: how will they affect my solar panels?

Trees and Shade Solar Panels

Shade from features in the immediate surroundings of your home can greatly affect the level of solar radiation reaching your panels. Trees and buildings, or other landscape features such as hills, can block incoming radiation and cast a shadow, reducing the usable solar radiation. Even a small obstruction, like a leaf, can have a considerable ...

Should I buy used solar panels?

Used Solar Panel

Given that a solar power system for your home is a big investment, it's only logical that you might consider whether used solar panels are worth the potential savings. There are a few things to consider when shopping around for used solar panels: * the age of the panels * the state of the panels (are they ...