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Top 5 Myths and Misconceptions about German solar panel and energy systems in the Philippines


PHILERGY German Solar for homes and businesses - myths and misconceptions - High quality installer for solar power systems and top rated panel packages for residential, commercial and industrial roofs in the Philippines

Metro Manila, Philippines – Harnessing solar energy is not a new technology contrary to popular belief. It has already been around for decades yet we are still dispelling myths and misconceptions about solar energy systems week to week at PHILERGY German Solar.

Here are the top five topics we often encounter and fun facts that would hopefully clear some things up:

5. You only need solar panels to power your appliances - The number one, most asked question our sales engineers get - magkano isang panel? - implies that we only need solar panels to harvest solar energy. Definitely a common misconception! A complete solar energy system consists of panels on a mounting system to secure them on your roof or deck, an inverter that converts DC to AC that you can use in your building grid, and solar cables to connect everything together to power your house with clean energy from the sun. Similar to an IV insertion into a vein, a solar energy system is tapped into the entire building’s electric grid, not just select appliances.

4. Mounting solar panels will cause holes on the roof - Yes, solar panels need to be mounted on your roof and being worried about leaks is a valid concern for a lot of clients. But prior to installations, our German engineers check the state of the roof and seal up any visible holes or leaking sources. Our German lightweight aluminum mounting system is also 100% water and leak-proof and will even strengthen your existing roof. It is certified in accordance with the wind code of the Philippines (NSCP2015).

3. Solar will not work on rainy days - Being a tropical country, the Philippines has long sunny days but also has its share of rainy days. But don’t fret, our 100% German monocrystalline solar panels are highly efficient and the most light sensitive in the solar industry with optimized low-light performance that ensures maximized energy production even during the country’s wet season.