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What is the average lifespan of a solar panel and what factors affect this?

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What is the average lifespan of a solar panel and what factors affect this?

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The average lifespan of a solar panel is typically around 25 to 30 years. Now, there are several factors that affect what the eventual lifespan of your solar panel will be.

For instance, if you go with very high-quality panels, then you will definitely get to use them for longer. It may even surpass the 30-year expected lifetime. 

Another factor that most people don’t take seriously is the quality of the installer. Many people don’t know, but if your Solar Panels Kent are not properly installed to prevent premature wear, they will not last as long as they should.

Experts in the field like Efficient Homes SE Ltd identify regular maintenance as a factor that can extend the lifespan, along with environmental factors and weather conditions. In short, make sure you go with high-quality panels, top-class installers, and carry out regular maintenance and you should be able to use your solar panels for as long as 25 to 30 years.

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