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Solar panel mounting systems

Solar panels can be mounted in lots of different ways, the type of mount you can use is usually determined by the type of installation and the land available for the equipment to be used in.

Most residential installations will make use of the homes roof space and be fitted directly onto racks on the roof, however businesses and places like farms etc which have more flexibility could have a stand alone installation.

There are many available mounting systems, below we will run through some of them, but before we do it’s important that you understand why the mounting points, orientation and angle of the solar panels is so important.

Solar panels have small crystals which convert photons from the suns rays into a current, then an inverter (also part of a normal solar system), converts the current into an AC current, for use in the home.