Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Solar Panel You Don't Want...

British Petroleum, or "BP", went into the solar energy business ages ago and one of their products, the SX160B, is a 160watt rated solar panel. Here's a link to a third party that shows the example specs:

http://www.solardesigntool.com/components/module-panel-solar/BP/16/SX160B/specification-data-sheet.html

This panel had several design flaws in it that could eventually cause a fire in a panel with broken glass or other mechanical problems. After a class action lawsuit, the following conditions and remedies have been achieved for owners of these panels:

http://www.bpsolarsettlement.com/

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