Solar Energy: How PV panels work – and how to install them

Photovoltaic panels require little maintenance and last a long time, making them an excellent choice for a farmer


Photovoltaic panels or modules convert radiation energy from the sun into direct current electricity through the use of silicon semiconductors. These PV panels have no moving parts and require very little maintenance throughout their lifespan, which makes them an excellent choice for a farmer.

Better Farming - August/September 2010