Experts in Solar Perth
Welcome to Greentec Energy!
As experts in Solar power we supply a full range of solar panels, inverters & solar batteries. With over 50 years of combined professional experience, you’ll find our expertise in Solar Power hard to match anywhere in the area.
From design consultation, installations to solar panel maintenance, you can trust Greentec Energy!
FAQs About Solar Products
Can a solar panel overheat?
The solar panel may overheat and decrease its performance. To prevent this from happening, check if it is overused. It is also possible to rest the solar panel if it has experienced severe heating. This does not usually happen when it is kept well.
What is the maximum temperature a solar panel can withstand?
Solar panels are actually made to capture energy from sunlight. But there is also a limit to the heat it can handle. Its hottest capacity is 85 degrees celsius. Solar panels do well in sunlight but not in extreme heat, which actually damages their performance.
Can solar panels catch on fire?
No fire will start because of the solar panel. The most common dangerous reason is the wrong wire placement or the wrong installation process. This is why it is so important to only use professional installers who are licenced and know what they’re doing.
Do solar panels ruin your roof?
Having a solar panel is not a reason for a damaged roof. The cause of the problem may be materials such as nails or sharp objects. But you do have to ensure that your roof is able to handle the solar panels and that they are installed in the right place.
How much weight do solar panels add to a roof?
The weight added to the roof is not as heavy as expected. It is estimated at 0.9 or 1.8 kilograms per square foot. There is nothing to worry about because it will not fall or damage the ceiling.
Do solar panels get damaged easily?
Solar panels are not easy to break. They are made from durable materials for any unforeseen situation so it is rare to see a broken solar panel.
Can a solar panel be repaired?
The solar panel may be repaired in a few weeks. The first thing to check is what caused the damage. Many solar panels do come with a warranty, so if it is broken due to a manufacturing defect, you can get compensated. Of course, damage due to storms or weather conditions will not be covered by a typical warranty.
FAQs About Inverters
How much does a solar panel inverter cost?
Depending on the brand and size, the solar panel inverter’s price starts from $1000 to $2000. At Greentec, we offer high-quality inverters at affordable prices.
What is the use of an inverter?
Solar inverters transform direct current into alternating current. Alternating current can be used in your home as electricity while direct current cannot be used like this. As such, an inverter is critical to your solar power system.
Can I use a standard battery in a solar inverter?
Each type of battery has its use. The most commonly recommended battery for solar storage is Lithium-ion. However, you can also use Lead-acid or Saltwater – as they are more affordable. If you are not sure which type of battery to use for your solar, it’s best to ask your local solar supplier.
Can a solar inverter be repaired?
It depends on the issue. At times, a simple reboot can fix the problem, but you might need to repair or replace the inverter unit if the damage is severe.
How long does a solar panel inverter last?
If used correctly and maintained well, solar inverters can last up to 10 years.
FAQs About Solar Battery
Can you use car batteries for solar power?
No. A car battery is for powering the engine. For solar power, we recommend Lithium-ion.
When should I replace my solar battery?
The solar battery can last up to 15 years. The total lifespan of solar is 30 years, which means you only need to replace your battery once.
How do I know if my solar battery requires to be replaced?
If the terminal is broken
If it has a bump, crack or rupture in the case
If it’s leaking excessively
If discolouration appears
Note that damaged or unsecured terminals are critical. It may cause a short circuit, so it’s best to call a professional solar battery expert to check your unit.
Are solar batteries safe?
Having a solar battery on a property is safe. It’s like having gadgets around your premise.
Can a solar battery be repaired?
Yes, it can. However, it’s best to leave it to the experts as they know how to handle it with the right level of care.
Why do you need a solar battery?
You will need a solar battery for times when solar is not enough. For instance, many Australian families use the most energy in the morning and evening – when there is no sunshine and little solar power. This solar power can be stored with the assistance of a solar battery for times when there is no sun. It’s basically a useful backup.
Can solar panels work without a battery?
Yes, solar panels can work without batteries. But you will not have a reservoir of stored clean energy and will have to rely on grid energy.
Learn more about how solar power works here.
Find out the benefits of solar panels here.
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