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Re: Solar experts, what's wrong with these?
I've had good luck with Renogy panels on my RV. Whistling down the freeway, freezing and thawing for years, no problems. Those are the typical 100 watt ones, however.
Buy a proper charge controller from someone like Morningstar, however. Don't use their kit garbage. Also, bear in mind that these are 24 volt panels, and will benefit, at least somewhat, from an MPPT controller that can take that extra voltage and properly utilize it.
Honestly, as others have mentioned, look around. There are probably better panels, and cheaper. Renogy made their name selling small 12 volt panels on Amazon. The big grid tie panels you get from SolarWorld for example are $0.79 a watt right now.
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