What is a Solar Panel?
A solar panel, photovoltaic module, solar module or photovoltaic panel is an assembly of photovoltaic cells. It can be used as a component of a larger photovoltaic system in order to generate electricity. A photovoltaic system usually includes an array of solar panels and an inverter. It may also sometimes contain a battery or solar tracker as well as interconnection wiring.
Types of Solar Panels
There are several different kinds of solar panels. At Future Electronics we stock many of the most common types categorized by Maximum PowerVoltage, Maximum PowerCurrent, Maximum Power, Size and Packaging Type. The parametric filters on our website can help refine your search results depending on the required specifications.
The most common sizes for Maximum PowerVoltage are 4 V, 5.01 V and 6.06 V. We also carry solar panels with Maximum PowerVoltage up to 8 V. Maximum Power can be between 0.2 mW and 1.081 W.
Solar Panels from Future Electronics
Future Electronics has a complete selection of solar panels from several manufacturers that can be used when looking for a solar panel cell, solar panel chip, solar cell module, monocrystalline solar cells, polycrystalline solar cells, photovoltaic solar cells, high efficiency solar cells or for any solar panel systems that might require solar cell modules or solar cell panels. Simply choose from the solar panel technical attributes below and your search results will quickly be narrowed in order to match your specific solar panel application needs.
If you have a preferred brand, we deal with IXYS, IXYS Integrated Circuits Division Inc. and SHARP as manufacturers. You can easily refine your solar panel product search results by clicking your preferred solar panel brand below from our list of manufacturers.
Applications for Solar Panels:
Some applications for solar panels are:
- Battery chargers for portable electronics
- Green electricity generation
- Power backup for UPS
- Off-Grid Installation
- Wireless Sensors and Detection
- Flame Detection
- Self-Powered Light Detection
- Self-Powered Products
- Remote Installation
Choosing the Right Solar Panel:
When you are looking for the right solar panels, you can filter the results by various attributes with the FutureElectronics.com parametric search: by Maximum PowerVoltage (4 V, 4.5 V, 5.01 V, 6.06 V,…), Maximum PowerCurrent (18 mA, 44.6 mA, 178 mA,…) and Maximum Power (from 0.2 mW to 1.081 W) to name a few. You will be able to find the right solar panel chip, solar panel cell, solar cell module, monocrystalline or polycrystalline solar cells, high efficiency solar cells, photovoltaic solar cells or for any solar panel systems that may require solar cell panels or solar cell modules.
Solar Panels in Production Ready Packaging or R&D Quantities
We offer customers many of our products in tube, tray or individual quantities that will help you avoid unneeded surplus.
In addition, Future Electronics offers its clients a unique bonded inventory program designed to eliminate potential problems that could arise from an unpredictable supply of products containing raw metals and products with long or erratic lead times. Talk with your nearest Future Electronics branch so you can find out more on how you can avoid possible shortages.