Frequently Asked Questions
How much can I save on my electric bill?
The amount that you can save from electric bill depends on whether there’s a need to reduce your electric bill or completely depend on your electric billing system.
How many years do your solar panels last?
Most of the solar panels that we are installing have a 12-25 years warranty.
Which is better Monocrystalline or Polycrystalline Panels?
If the location has a limited roof area, Monocrystalline panels are preferred to maximize the power generation and these panels are more efficient but cost more. Polycrystalline panels are recommended if you have wide area and you are after to the cost per watt.
How can I be sure that your installation is durable?
The installers of our company are well trained, follow the right procedures and the material of our equipment are engineered to withstand any weather.
How many days does the installation occur?
The complete installation of the system usually occurs 2-3 days maximum.
What is Net Metering?
Net Metering is a program offered by the utility companies to credit exported power to the grid. Utility companies like MERALCO or BATELEC will install a bidirectional meter which can measure how much power your home consumed and another is to measure how much excess power you credited when you generated more power than you consumed.
Can I be independent from Meralco or Batelec?
Solwind can design a system for you to fully cover up your monthly electric bills or produce power more than what you need.
How much will solar panel maintenance cost?
Solar panel systems require little to no maintenance for the 25 to 35 years that they will generate power.
Do I need batteries for my system?
Not all system requires batteries, you have the option if you want a backup power source when there is power interruption and adding batteries, we can offer you different types/brands of batteries that you need.
How much is the cost?
Send us a message. In order to properly size up your system, We can talk over the phone about your load requirements and schedule a Site Survey.
How many solar panels do I need?
Solwind will Size the number of panels that you need depending on the condition that you want to happen for your system.
Can you give me an idea on what types of systems you install?
Here is some overview of the system we are installing:
- Grid Tie System – always connected to the grid but when the grid shuts down the system also shuts down, if you intend to save electricity this system might be great for you we can apply for “Net metering” or the process of selling the excess power produced by the panels back to the electric company. The electric company will payback through Kw-hr credit (negative bill) that you can use during night time.
- Off Grid System -the off-grid system is a separate power supply but it can only supply selected loads that you want to power. This system is good against power interruption problems batteries are required.
- Hybrid System – It is a combination of Grid-Tie and Off-Grid system, this system automatically shifts to the off-grid mode when the grid is down, this can back up selected loads you need to power when the grid is out.
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