March 2017 / 1 posts found

Thin Film Solar

Flexible Thin Film Solar Benefits

by solarguru
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Flexible thin film solar modules have been available for several years. The models available in today’s market embody similar efficiency ratings as those familiar to traditional fixed solar panel systems. They are flexible, as the name implies, and very lightweight, especially when compared to traditional rigid solar panels. Their inherent flexibility and peel-n-stick application make them the perfect product for anything that traditional solar panels would be unsuitable for. First generation flexible thin film solar products employed non-crystalline amorphous silicon. These early models were both lightweight and flexible, but they also provided a less than desirable power output, averaging a [...]