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Solar Flexible panels are widely used in marine, solar panels for boats, sailboats and yachts. Keeping our batteries charged was a never-ending problem while cruising on our sailboat. The electrical requirement for lighting, and refrigeration to keep a few drinks cold would drain our batteries. Our only way to charge the batteries was to run the engine and we had to run our diesel at least 30 minutes twice a day just to keep the batteries charged. While cruising in a remote area, a problem with a raw water pump on our diesel engine left us with no way to charge the batteries for a couple of days. We turned off the refrigeration, and all unnecessary electrical devices. We were even reluctant to burn an anchor light, for fear of draining the batteries. We really needed an alternate way to charge the batteries.
At this time the solar panel is the best choice. We had a vague idea of how they worked - you know, the sun shines on the panel and it puts out electricity to charge the batteries - sounds great. After doing a little research, we found there are several different types and sizes. Which solar panels are best suited for our application? We also had to decide where and how to mount the panel. Do we need a regulator (Charge Controller)? It is not difficult, but there are several things one needs to consider before running out to the nearest marine store and plopping down cash for solar panel.
These flexible solar panels consist of Sunpower monocrystalline solar cells with a return of more than 23%,The panels are thus overflowable, flexible and 1/8 by weight compared to traditional glass solar panels. These features make the panels extremely suitable for applications in water sports, on campers and for electric and hybrid boating.
Curves up to 30 degrees
82 % lighter than other solar modules
Durable surface is less than 1/8” / 3mm thick
Kits includes PWM Solar Controller
Flexible, high-efficiency back-contact cells
Penetrating or adhesive mounting options
Marine grade material
Flexible Marine solar panel
Conforms to almost any surface
On the Solbian solar panels you get 5 year product and 5 year yield guarantee.