The Solar Panel

Solar CellSolar Cells

Solar cells, or photovoltaic (PV) cells, are small semi-conductors usually made from high-grade silica.

Solar ArraySolar Panel

Many cells that are arranged together are housed in an aluminum frame with a tempured glass cover, and mounted with stainless steel hardware to form a solar panel, or module.

Solar ArraySolar Array

When you purchase a complete solar system made of many solar panels, it is also called a solar array.