Oct 06 Where Are Solar Panels Made?
At Vision Solar, we want to make sure that your panels are properly installed and that you are properly taken care of. However, as our customer, you may be wondering how we get to the point of installing your panels in the first place. Where were your panels made? Well, we are here to show you where your panels come from in order to better help you understand where this technology is being created.
Top 5 Worldwide Distributors:
Within the world of solar panels, there are 5 main distributors that manufacture the panels that are placed on your home. Those top 5 distributors are:
- LG Solar
- Hanwha Q Cells
- Jinko Solar
Each company has contributed differently to the solar panel industry. Currently, LG’s solar panels hold the top spot for solar panels ranked by customers as of June 2020. Following behind them is Hanwha Q Cells.
Top Manufacturer In the United States:
In the United States, we have a manufacturer that is dominating the solar world. First Solar has an annual production of 1.9GW of solar modules. One of the benefits of having First solar manufacture the United States’ solar panels is that they are made internally rather than externally. No need for shipment overseas. This is a great way for the solar industry to contribute even more jobs to the economy.
Savings With Solar On Your Home:
The savings that come from solar power are one of the major benefits that consumers recognize immediately. The average homeowner spends about $112 on their electricity per month. This is dependent on how much they are being charged per kWh from their electric company. However, with solar power, your new bills will now be based on a fixed flat rate. Your rate will be based on the amount of panels that you need to power your home and also the new rate for your electricity. Not only this, but your new electricity never goes unused or wasted. With net metering in place, the electricity that you produce during the day may be more than what you are using. Your panels then use this electricity to power your home throughout the night when the sun is not out. By using the extra energy that is generated throughout the day, your panels are essentially paying for themselves. On top of this, any excess energy that is produced that you do not use throughout the month will then be used as a credit for your bill. The average home will save upwards of 20% on their electricity bill each month. Contact us today to get started!