Narrow (35cm width) 80W semi-flexible mono-crystalline solar panel, ideal for charging your leisure battery where space is limited
80w Reinforced Semi-Flexible Solar Panel with ETFE Coating (Narrow)
80w Narrow Reinforced Semi-Flexible Solar Panel with ETFE Coating
The way flexible solar panels are often bonded to vehicles, you don’t want to to be buying cheap ones that you will need replacing in a few years. This highly durable semi-flexible solar panel reinforced with anodised aluminium and a strong ETFE surface and made from German mono-crystalline solar cells is a good choice that will offer you years of use.
This high efficiency 80W solar panel is perfect for permanent outdoor use to provide free electricity for charging 12V batteries to power various applications, such as in a motorhome, caravan, camper, boat, or for solar lighting systems, off-grid, and back up solar power systems. The panel can also be used to provide direct power supply for applications not sensitive to changes in input voltage / current (e.g. electric motors or pumps) and for various grid-tie applications.
Aluminium reinforcement and strong ETFE coating:
This reinforced semi-flexible solar panel has a unique 7-layer construction, featuring an embedded sheet of anodised aluminium fully encapsulated within the solar panel. This additional reinforcement offers greater strength and resilience, making this one of the most robust semi-flexible solar panels available on the market.
In addition to the aluminium reinforcement, the surface of this semi-flexible solar panel is made of strong ETFE material which has a longer service life compared to standard semi-flexible solar panels. As a result, these particular semi-flexible solar panels are extremely hard-wearing and less prone to cracking , de-lamination and corrosion. The lightly textured coating of this panel creates an anti-reflective surface which allows the panel to absorb a far greater amount of light, thereby increasing efficiency. ETFE material has long been used in applications where durability and high-temperature resistance is required, such as in the Eden Project, Cornwall. You can read more about ETFE and its benefits on our blog.
High quality German solar cells:
The high-efficiency mono-crystalline German solar cells used in this solar panel have excellent performance in low light conditions (particularly when compared to solar cells of unknown origin) and they produce a good amount of power even in daylight – when direct sunlight is not available. These long-lasting German solar cells will provide many years of consistent, free power.
This panel also features innovative 5 busbar solar cells, which are more efficient than the 2, 3 or 4 busbar solar cells used in most other solar panels, and are able to extract more power from the same surface area. This results in a smaller overall solar panel, which is ideal for applications where space is limited. These solar cells are also the best choice for applications in warmer climates, as they operate well even in high ambient temperatures.
- Semi-flexible design makes it ideal for slightly curved roofs and surfaces where bonding is preferable (though the panel can also be fixed by bolts or screws)
- Unique narrow shape is ideal for applications where space is restricted, or where there are obstructions on the roof (only 35cm wide)
- The panel is incredibly light (only 3.05kg) which is great for all vehicles
- High resistance to salt water environments and possibility to walk on the panel make it perfect for boats and yachts.
- Sealed waterproof design ensures the panel can be used in all weather conditions.
The panel is fitted with 2 x 1m of cable specially designed for solar panels. The cable comes with waterproof MC4 connectors which can be used for easy connectivity to your existing system.
- Peak power: 80W
- Maximum power voltage: 20.2V
- Maximum power current: 3.96A
- Open circuit voltage: 23.9V
- Short circuit current: 4.2A
- Power allowance: +/- 5%
- Solar Panel Dimensions: 1365 x 350 x 4 mm
- Junction Box Dimensions: 90 x 16 x 16 mm
- Weight: 3.05 kg
- 2 x 1m of high quality single core solar cable
This product is covered by a 1 year workmanship warranty. In addition, solar cells are guaranteed to produce at least 90% of nominal power in 10 years after purchase and at least 80% of nominal power in 25 years after purchase. This warranty is provided by the manufacturer of solar cells.
|Dimensions||136.5 × 35 × 0.4 mm|