How to Protect Solar Panels from Environmental Damage

| November 14, 2019

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Solar panels are durable and energy-saving, and they offer clean alternatives to coal power. Residents and businesses alike use them to knock down energy bills and reduce fossil fuel usage — a win for your pockets and the environment. As with any new equipment, they require regular maintenance to keep them working at full efficiency. However, environmental damage proposes a unique situation. Solar PV systems spend all their time outside, so it's natural for them to encounter the occasional animal droppings or falling acorns. You may wonder how to keep them intact when more prominent issues like thunderstorms and hurricanes roll around, though. Their natural durability provides them adequate protection to withstand most weather events, but you can take a few steps to prevent unnecessary damage.

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