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How long do solar panels last?

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:12 AM
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I am buying a home that already has panels on the roof that were installed 5 years ago. I understand the best thing is to have someone inspect them but is there a general lifespan?




 

 

I am buying a home that already has panels on the roof that were installed 5 years ago. I understand the best thing is to have someone inspect them but is there a general lifespan?

Ed,

Typical manufacturer's warranty for a photovoltaic panel is 25 years, and as long as they are cleaned regularly, protected form violent acts of nature they should continue to function long...



 

 

 
 
 

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