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General questions

What is solar self-consumption?
Solar self-consumption is the ability to generate and use electricity at home from sunlight, reducing dependence on the conventional electricity grid.
How does PVHome work?

Through our digital platform, users can directly design their own photovoltaic project, selecting the surface area to occupy and the desired power. From PVHome, we will send the photovoltaic kit with top-brand components, including solar panels, inverters, support structures, and everything needed to install the self-consumption system quickly and easily.

At a private level, with PVHome anyone can design their own project and start enjoying their own energy in a short time and at the most competitive price on the market. Once the design has been completed, you can choose one of the PVHome certified installers in your area to request a quote.

How much space do I need to install solar panels on my home?

The amount of space varies, but a typical system requires around 20 square metres per kW installed.

How much can I save by installing solar panels?
The savings can be significant, with a typical payback of between 5 and 10 years, and long-term benefits in reduced costs.
How long does it take to install a solar home system?

Installation generally takes 1 to 3 days, but planning and permitting can extend the process. PVHome will manage these preliminary steps as well as the installation.

Do I need permits to install solar panels on my property?

Yes. PVHome has a documentation management service to deal with these issues.

What maintenance do solar panels require?

Maintenance is minimal. Occasional cleaning and annual check-ups ensure optimum performance over the years.

What happens on cloudy or rainy days?

Although production is lower, the panels still generate energy. In addition, the system can harness electricity from the grid when needed.

Is it possible to sell the excess energy I generate?

Yes, in some places it is possible to sell surplus energy to the grid, providing an additional source of income.

What is the lifetime of a solar energy system?

Solar panels have a lifetime of at least 25 years, ensuring a long-term investment.

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