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We love high quality solar products. That's why we have developed this highly durable semi-flexible solar panelreinforced with fibreglass plasticand astrong ETFE surfaceand made frommonocrystalline solar cells. This high efficiency270W solar panelis perfect for permanent outdoor use to provide free electricity for charging 12V batteries to power various applications, such as in a motorhome, caravan, camper, boat, or for solar lighting systems, off-grid, and back up solar power systems. The panel can also be used to provide direct power supply for applications not sensitive to changes in input voltage / current (e.g. electric motors or pumps) and for various grid-tie applications.

Product features:

  • Robust construction using plastic reinforced with glass fibre creates a sturdy and durable solar panel
  • Special textured surface significantly reduces light reflection and improves performance in low light and cloudy conditions
  • Highly flexible design makes this panel ideal for curved roofs and surfaces where bonding is preferable (though it can also be fixed by bolts or screws)
  • The panel is incredibly light (only 5.00kg) and very thin (just 2mm) which is great for all vehicles
  • High resistance to salt water environments makes it perfect for boats and marine applications
  • Sealed waterproof design ensures it can be used in all weather conditions

Strong ETFE coating:

In addition to the fibreglass reinforcement, the surface of this 270W semi-flexible solar panel is made of strongETFEmaterial which has a longer service life compared to standard semi-flexible solar panels. As a result, these particular semi-flexible solar panels areextremely hard-wearingand less prone to cracking, delamination and corrosion. The lightly textured coating of this panel creates ananti-reflective surfacewhich allows the panel to absorb a far greater amount of light, thereby increasing efficiency. ETFE material has long been used in applications where durability and high-temperature resistance is required, such as in the Eden Project, Cornwall.

High quality 9-busbar solar cells:

This panel also featuresnew generation 9-busbar solar cells, which are more efficient than the 2, 3, 4 or 5 busbar solar cells used in most other solar panels, and are able to extract more power from the same surface area. This results in a smaller overall solar panel, which is ideal for applications where space is limited.

Anti-reflective textured surface:

The textured surface of this solar panel reduces the reflection of light whilst maximising the absorption of light from every possible angle. This ensures high performance in low light or cloudy conditions, or when the light falls at an angle (in the morning, evening, or winter.

Solar panel specifications:

  • Peak power: 270W
  • Maximum power voltage: 24.2V
  • Maximum power current: 11.16A
  • Open circuit voltage: 28.6V
  • Short circuit current: 11.83A
  • Dimensions: 1940 x 710 x 2 mm
  • Weight: 5.00 kg

This solar panel comes with a detailed instruction manual which explains wiring and operations. You can download the manual in the Documents tab.

If you are planning to use this panel for charging a 12V battery, it will require a30A MPPT solar charge controller. To view the full range of MPPT solar charge controllers we offer please visit theSolar Charge Controllerscategory of our online shop. Note that with a standard non-MPPT (PWM) solar charge controller in a 12V system, the efficiency of charging will reduce significantly.

EASE OF CONECTIVATY

The panel is fitted with 2 x 1m of cable specially designed for solar panels to carry high currents with negligible power loss (6mm² cross section). The cable comes with waterproof MC4 connectors which can be used for easy connectivity to your existing system, for linking several panels together or for connecting6mm2 extension cable.

270W SEMI-FLEXIBLE FIBREGLASS SOLAR PANEL WITH DURABLE ETFE COATING

SKU: FLPROC-270M 1
£499.99Price
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