Monthly Archives January 2021

How Many Solar Panels Do You Need To Charge An Electric Car?

The Electric Vehicle revolution is upon us, powered by solar panels. Batteries are continuing to increase in efficiency and decline in cost, and the people are becoming increasingly more environmentally conscious. For many people who have yet to take the plunge and invest in solar, one of the burning questions we often get is around the number of solar panels they will need to charge an electric car. People want to strike a balance between efficiently powering their homes, keeping their batteries topped up, and ensuring their electric car has enough charge to get them around town. Fortunately, the vast
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What Does A 5kW Solar System Look Like?

What Does A 5kW Solar System Look Like A 5kW solar system in 2021 will typically have around 14-16 solar panels. With 330W panels we would use 16 panels, for the high-efficiency panels rated at 370W, we would use 14 panels which would give you will have a 5.18kW system. The panels are 1.7m by 1m, and for a 5kW system, we typically install the panels in 2 rows of 7 or 8 panels. A 5kW solar system will typically look like the image below once it is installed on your roof, using high-efficiency panels from LG. This is the
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