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5 Fascinating Facts About Solar

1. Did you know that solar photovoltaic (PV) panels can generate electricity even on cloudy days, albeit at a reduced rate?

2. The first solar cell was invented in 1839 by French physicist Alexandre Edmond Becquerel, paving the way for modern solar technology.

3. Solar PV is the fastest-growing energy technology in the world, with a 31% increase in installed capacity in 2019, highlighting its growing importance in the global energy mix.

4. The largest solar power plant in the world is the Bhadla Solar Park in India, which has a staggering capacity of 2.25 GW and can power millions of homes.

5. Solar PV panels can last for up to 25 years or more, and require very little maintenance during their lifespan, making them a great investment for homeowners and businesses looking to save money on energy costs.

Get in touch with our Exeter solar PV specialists today!

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