Panasonic Solar Panels
State-of-the-Art Heterojunction Technology
Panasonic’s unique cell structure uses ultra-thin amorphous silicon layers. These thin dual layers reduce carrier loss, resulting in higher energy output than conventional panels.
Original Pyramid Structure
The rough surface of conventional panels reflects sunlight out of the cell. Our unique pyramid structure captures sunlight more efficiently by reducing reflection and directing light inside the cells. The additional sunlight absorption generates more electricity output for your home.
High-efficiency at High Temperatures
As temperatures increase, solar panels often sputter and go weak. Thanks to our unique cell structure, Panasonic HIT® continues to perform at high levels throughout the year.
Bifacial Cell Designed for Increased Energy Output
The ingenious bifacial cell generates energy from both sides, effectively capturing both short wavelength and long wavelength light entering the panel. Typically, more diffuse, or longer wavelength light – like early morning or late daylight – would contribute very little to the overall energy production of the panel due to the angle of the light waves. With Panasonic panels, more light is captured and converted into energy.
A solar inverter or PV inverter is a type of electrical converter which converts the variable direct current (DC) output of a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel into a utility frequency alternating current (AC) that can be fed into a commercial electrical grid or used by a local, off-grid electrical network.
Solar panel’s photovoltaic cells convert the energy in sunlight to electricity (specifically, direct current (DC))
DC energy is converted by an inverter from DC energy to AC energy matching the voltage and frequency of the power supplied to your home by your electric utility.
All of the energy produced by your solar system first will power any loads in your home. When the solar is producing more energy than your consuming the difference will be sent back to the electric utility.
A bidirectional meter is swapped out with your existing utility meter after the solar is installed which keeps track of both energy drawn from the utility and energy sent back.
The utility will credit you for any power sent back to them towards energy drawn when the solar isn’t producing enough to cover all of your needs (like overnight).
The Powerwall and Powerpack are rechargeable lithium-ion battery stationary energy storage products manufactured by Tesla, Inc. The Powerwall is intended to be used for home energy storage and stores electricity for solar self-consumption, time of use load shifting, backup power, and off-the-grid use. The larger Powerpack is intended for commercial or electric utility grid use and can be used for peak shaving, load shifting, backup power, demand response, microgrids, renewable power integration, frequency regulation, and voltage control.
Generac Power Systems
A PWRcell system can provide up to 9kW of continuous backup power to a home's essential power needs, or to the whole home. A single PWRcell battery can provide enough motor starting power to backup large loads like air conditioners and well pumps.
The PWRcell battery is not only the most powerful battery on the market, it is also the most flexible and scalable. It can be set up for completely outdoor installations in nearly any climate with the optional Outdoor Rated (OR) PWRcell battery cabinet and new PWRcell battery module. The PWRcell battery can be configured to meet any budget or lifestyle: with as few as three battery modules for just 8.6kWh of capacity and 4.5kW output; or, four, five, and six battery module configurations yield more power and capacity up to 18kWh capacity and 9kW output. When even more power is needed, multiple PWRcell batteries can be connected to a single PWRcell inverter for up to 36kWh of storage capacity and 11kW continuous backup power.
Net metering is an electricity billing mechanism that allows consumers who generate some or all of their own electricity to use that electricity anytime, instead of when it is generated. This is particularly important with renewable energy sources like solar that is not coupled to storage. Monthly net metering allows consumers to use solar power generated during the day at night, or later in the month. Annual net metering rolls over a net kilowatt-hour (kWh) credit to the following month, allowing solar power that was generated in July to be used in December.