Solar energy is a natural, renewable energy source that contributes to sustainability.
According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), renewables, particularly solar, will lead new energy capacity additions for the foreseeable future. The IEA notes that Solar photovoltaics (PV) is the lowest-cost option for new electricity generation in most of the world, which is expected to propel investment in the coming years.
If you are curious to learn how PV panels create electricity for your home, here is an infographic to help you visualize how our DC coupled solution works.
Now that you know how PV panels convert sunlight into electricity, you may go through our pre-installation checklist to help you prepare for installing a solar energy system in your home. When you are ready, contact a Schneider Electric preferred installer near you.