Cyprus is the European country with the most sunshine all year round and this is exactly the reason why Solar panels are probably the best investment nowadays, offering a quick return on the original investment.

The sun is probably the only energy that someone can invest in without any operational and with minimum maintenance cost.

Solar panels take their name “Solar“ due to the fact that they are using light available from the sun which is then used to produce electricity. They are also known as “photovoltaic” meaning “light – electricity”.

The Solar panel is an area of multitudes of small solar cells. The methodology behind a solar panel is simple: the more light that a cell gets, the more electricity is produced, and drops down to no electricity when there is no sunshine.

Nowadays solar panels in Cyprus provide 13% of the total needs for electricity of the Island. They are used in various ways, including but not limited to:

1) Autonomous system with batteries to store electricity, for swimming pool circulation of the pool water and for irrigation / agricultural purposes using zero electricity.

2) Connected to the grid, where the production of electricity is paid to the producer on a pre-agreed tariff.

3) NETT metering where the production is subtracted from the electricity bill at the end of each month.