What are Photovoltaic Systems?
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A photovoltaic system is a power system that has the purpose of supplying completely usable solar power via photovoltaics, which is basically the term for turning light into electricity thanks to some help from semiconducting materials.
These systems are comprised of the solar panels themselves (which are responsible for absorbing and converting light into energy), an inverter (which changes the electrical current from DC to AC), and then the various other accessories needed such as cables, mounts and more. In addition to that, there are also add-ons you can potentially use as well such as battery storage (to keep lights on during power outages) and system monitoring (which will allow you to see how much energy you are using and how much you still have left). As the industry advances, don’t be shocked to see new add-ons and companion apps be released as well.
These systems can also range in size so no matter your power or energy needs; there is a good chance a photovoltaic system will be able to help. Whether you just want a small system for your home or garage, or a large system for a warehouse or office building, you should be able to find a solar power system that will meet your demands.
Another great thing about these systems is that they are completely silent as they don’t have any moving parts. While these systems were once very niche and weren’t too popular, they have matured into a serviceable technology that has been used by millions. Because of this increase in popularity and demand, the price for these systems have decreased and they are affordable enough for most people and most will pay for themselves within a few short years.