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Solar Panel Cleaning

George Riley · 30 Mar 2020

One of the questions we hear often is ‘Do I need to clean my solar panels?’. The short answer - it depends. So when should you invest in solar panel cleaning?


Topics: Maintenance, Solar PV

Solar Panel Bird-Proofing Without Voiding the Panel Warranty

Erica Charles · 11 Apr 2018

If you are in charge of specify or installing on-roof solar panels, you should consider installing solar panel protection to stop birds from nesting under the panels. 


Nesting birds cause problems for solar panels and increase the need for general building maintenance. 


Luckily the industry has now developed well-proven solutions for solar panel protection: solar mesh and solar bird spikes.


Why are nesting birds a problem for solar systems?



Topics: Maintenance, Solar PV