Most frequently asked questions and answers
Most solar panels in Australia have performance guarantees of 25 years. This doesn’t mean they stop at 25 years however their performance is no longer guaranteed by their manufacturer. Some will last longer, some low quality definitely won’t.
China is the largest producer of the worlds solar panels making around 70%. The next 3 spots are taken by South Korea(6%), Malaysia(6%) and America(3%).
In Australia we are lucky to have some solar panel specific recycling facilities. These are the best place to dispose of old or broken solar panels.
Most people won’t need to get planning permission to install solar. The most common situation we see requiring planning permission is if you live in a heritage listed home.