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Resources, Guides and Plans For Getting Cheap Solar Panels
~ Updated September 23, 2013
My name is Neville Pettersson and I have created the this site to help regular home owner’s like me make their own
Congratulations on finding this site! With the glut of high end solar franchises still peddling their wares and dominating the search engines it's hard to get the message out that expensive solar is DEAD. That's right, you no longer need to pay the ridiculous costs, sometimes going into the tens of thousands of dollars, to get solar roof panels on your home. Cheap solar panels are now extremely easy to buy and put together yourself. All you need to know is where to get them and how to do it.
The best way to get cheap solar panels on your roof is to source the panels and other parts yourself. We'd highly recommend you get a professional guide at this stage which contains a directory of places to go to get all of these parts cheaply.
It's also good to have a guide because it will tell you exactly how to put all the
parts together, what each part does and also give you advice on outsourcing the project
to a local electrician or contractor if you're not that technically minded. Our home
page has links to the best DIY solar guides as well as solar panel reviews to help
you start out on the right foot.
The new era of low-
Suntech is the biggest solar panel manufacturer in the World, mainly as a result of being the first major player to move it's base of operations onto the mainland. The second and third largest solar manufacturers, Yingli and Trina Solar respectively, have also based their main production plants in China.
The Chinese government has been quick to capitalize on big business investment by
providing making the process of setting up production as easy as possible and being
flexible around new investors.
In the long term everyone benefits because of higher competition and lower production costs the solar panels are becoming cheaper by the day. A few things to bear in mind when shopping for cheap solar panels is not to think that just because the units are made in China that they're not the best solar panels.
As mentioned earlier, all of the big solar producers are now based in China so the
panels you'll get are exactly the same quality as anywhere in the U.S. or Europe.
However, instead of paying prices of $2.50 -
Firstly, whatever you do don't use search engines like Google to try and find places to buy solar panels in China, you'll get either spammed or ripped off. Either go to the manufacturer directly, Suntech, Yingli or Trina Solar, or what is most recommended is that you use the preferred dealers listed in our one of the Top 10 home energy guides (above right). Doing it this way ensures your solar panels will be the real deal. Also, some of the listed sites have awesome specials and discounts not available from the manufacturers sites.
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