What other products do I need for solar panels
A smart electricity meter
Smart meters are an upgraded, modern version of old electricity meters, and will make life more simple, as they help to monitor energy consumption in detail.
The ESB is currently rolling out smart meters across Ireland, and they are around halfway through their mission to deliver them to every household in the State.
A solar battery is a device which is able to store excess electricity produced by solar PV panels so that it can be used whenever it is needed.
Solar storage batteries are simply systems can store a significant amount of electricity, ensuring none of the electricity generated by your solar PV system is wasted.
The mounting system is the structure which a solar panel is attached to, allowing it to rest comfortably at the optimum angle. They can sit atop almost any type of roof, as well as on the ground and on larger poles.
The right mounting system for your solar panel system will depend on your individual needs, as well as any limitations your home might have, along with the availability of outside space.
An inverter converts direct current (DC) electricity produced by solar PV panels into alternating current (AC) electricity, which can be used in homes or sold back to the grid.
Most solar panels come with central inverters, converting DC to AC electricity from a box in one place.
But a more modern solar inverters known as a micro-inverter functions directly under each solar panel, These can be slightly more pricey and increase the overall installation time.