Leigh Sales interviewed Dr Michelle McCann (PV Lab Australia), Kane Thornton (Clean Energy Council), Markus Lambert (LG Solar) on the quality of solar panels and installations in Australia.
Michelle commented that Australian consumers are notorious, and they are known overseas, for caring a lot about price and for not caring very much about quality, and when that happens you get the cheaper product and the cheaper product isn’t the better performing product.
You can’t tell by looking at the outside of a panel whether it’s going to be good or bad, and you can’t tell by looking at the brand name of a panel whether it’s going to be good or bad.
We’ve had the same brands performing well and also poorly and they are brand names that you would expect to perform well.
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