Poly vs. Mono info...

MadJackMadJack Posts: 37Solar Expert
Where would I find the difference and why one is better than the other? I'm sure it's been discussed, just can't find it.
Thanks!

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  • CariboocootCariboocoot Posts: 17,615Banned ✭✭
    Re: Poly vs. Mono info...

    In practical application it doesn't matter much. Monocrystaline panels are up to about 4% more efficient in direct sun, so a mono panel with the same Watt rating as a poly will be somewhat smaller. In terms of averaged output throughout the day ... whichever is cheapest per Watt.
  • MadJackMadJack Posts: 37Solar Expert
    Re: Poly vs. Mono info...

    Thanks Coot! Comparing prices this week on PV panels.
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