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The science of colors

Blue solar grids

We commonly see blue or black solar panels in the market. Some solar panels are blue because of the type of raw silicon used in producing the panels. Blue solar panels are made up of polycrystalline silicon that produces silicon crystals when molded that in turn, gives off the blue color. Meanwhile, black panels are made up of monocrystalline cells that has a high level of purity. The way the light interacts with the monocrystalline silicon layer makes the panels look black.

The difference in colors, materials, and process on how they were manufactured play significant roles on their efficiency and costs. The polycrystalline panels or blue panels, although widely used because of its cheaper price, is less efficient compared to monocrystalline ones.

The down side of colored panels

Black solar grids

Because monocrystalline panel reflects black color due to the purity of silicon used, the black material absorbs more light making it the best option if you are looking for higher panel efficiency. In today’s technology, if we add colors to the solar panels to make it more aesthetically pleasing, the panels tend to become less efficient and harvest less energy due to the dyes and colored coating on the glass. The colors influence how light is absorbed, reflected, or transmitted to the cell.

Some people might not find the traditional solar panels appealing at all and might be hesitant to install solar panels because of it, but solar technology is improving and scientists are currently looking into nanotechnology to make solar cells more beautiful and incorporate it in building design – without sacrificing panel efficiency.

Turning on the sun

At Solaric, we appeal to Filipino sensibilities of approachability, service and value. Before we give a quotation, we learn how you use energy. We determine the best ways to maximize your return on a hard-earned investment. We present different strategies to ensure that you achieve your solar goals. We want to ensure reduced expenses and increased savings so that you make that one-time wise business and environmental investment. We always do our best to deliver fast, efficient, and thorough customer service. We are in the business of not just selling solar panels – but also enabling solar-powered lifestyles. With this, we want to provide endless satisfaction by delivering Solaric Service Satisfaction, ranging from permanent reduction of electric bills to the ultimate ZERO bill.

Solaric is the leader in rooftop solar

Solaric has established its name across the renewable industry as a proven and reputable rooftop solar leader. Backed by decades of experience, Solaric has installed more than 50% of residential rooftop solar in the Philippines and has delivered significant cost reductions in electricity expenses, as well as milestone contributions to a cleaner, greener, and renewable future. We want every Filipino to enjoy the benefits of clean and renewable power. Welcome to the new generation of solar and turning on the sun.

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