Frequently Asked Questions
5,000 kg (11,023 lbs) is the rated load across a 570mm x 570mm panel.
20 C to 90 C (-4 F to 194 F).
Each panel weighs 3.3 kgs (7.27 lbs). The square panels are 570 mm +/- 2 mm per side and 6 mm +/- 0.3 mm thick.
This varies a bit with the nature of the project. Solar Earth’s panels are designed to retrofit existing hardscapes or be installed as a paving slab on cement (partner supplied) or polymer (Solar Earth supplied) pavers. Plus, solar panels are one component of a complete solution. There is the electrical balance of the system that needs to be considered. There are a variety of factors that go into the total installation cost, please contact us to work through your project’s specifications.
This varies with the nature of the installation and location but a typical payback on saved electricity costs is between 5 and 10 years.
The power capacity of a panel can is 42W. The panel’s electrical production is heavily dependent on its location. For example, one panel in California produces 55kwH/year.
Almost every type of flat surface can be transformed into a solar panel system. Bike paths, sidewalks, trails, parking lots, rooftops, docks, driveways, and ramps are just a few examples of infrastructure that our panels can enhance. Paving integrated PV technology is not yet designed to withstand heavy traffic at high speeds.