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Flexible solar panels: are they right for you?

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Solar panel technology is rapidly advancing every year, and new developments like flexible solar panels are constantly being released and improved upon. Read on to learn what flexible solar panels are, as well as how they compare to typical photovoltaic cells.

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Types of thin-film solar panels

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Have you ever come across “flexible solar panels,” or “stick-on solar panels”? Both fit under the wider umbrella of thin-film solar panels, which is a type of solar panel technology known for being lightweight. Compared to traditional solar panel cells, thin-film solar panels are made up of electricity-producing layers that are hundreds of times thinner than typical silicon cells. 

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Perovskite solar cells: the future of solar?

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In the continuing quest for the most efficient solar panels, a new technology has emerged as the potential future of photovoltaic technology: perovskite solar cells.

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Thin film solar panels: do they make sense for residential?

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In a world where new solar panels and breakthroughs in solar technology are emerging almost every month, homeowners have a lot of panel options to choose from in 2019. Among the many innovations in the panel manufacturing space, none may be more appealing and visually exciting than thin-film solar panels. In this article we’ll dig into what makes thin-film stand out from standard silicon photovoltaic (PV) panels and offer some insight on when thin-film solar is an ideal option for homeowners and the residential market.

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MiaSolé thin film flexible solar panels: a silicon PV alternative for your roof

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Most of the solar panels that are installed in the United States are made of silicon photovoltaic (PV) cells, but silicon PV doesn’t work for every situation. Thin film solar panels are an alternative that’s starting to take hold, particularly in situations where rigid PV panels aren’t an option.

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