Which solar panel brand is best?

Posted on by Protech Roofing Team

Solar panels are a modern-day solution which can dramatically decrease your home’s energy bills, as well as earning you and your household money through the Feed-in-Tariff, with any unused electricity available to be sold back to the grid. It is important, therefore, to get the best solar panel for your money; one that will work efficiently and seamlessly to produce the energy you need. When choosing a solar panel brand for your roof, the big brands are – as with any industry – the most trusted.

The main names in the solar panel industry are as follows:


Established in 1998, Yingli is now one of the largest solar module manufacturers in the world according to their module production capacity. Manufacturing monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar PV modules, Yingli’s primary product lines are the monocrystalline PANDA series, as well as the multicrystalline YGE series.

Canadian Solar

With headquarters in Ontario, Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world’s largest solar companies, offering benefits such as high product reliability and efficiency. Founded in 2001, the company has gone from strength to strength, offering their winning solar solutions at competitive prices.

Sharp Solar

Sharp solar panels have been used on a variety of applications, including solar-panelled calculators, satellites and lighthouses. Moving into the domestic market in 2004 after their initial establishment in 1959, Sharp’s latest offerings are the NU series and NT series.

Suntech Power Solar

Since their foundation in September 2001, Suntech have been awarded the title of 2008 Frost & Sullivan Solar Energy Development Company of the Year; an achievement they are fiercely proud of, and with good reason. Offering efficiency of up to 16% with their Suntech WdS range of solar panels, the company really are at the forefront of the industry, providing winning solutions at competitive prices.

Sunpower Solar

Originating in San Jose, USA, Sunpower were established in 1985 and are a market leader, holding over 200 solar technology patents. Proving to yield efficiency of 20% and above, Sunpower’s domestic solar panels are a very good choice for a variety of households.


Here at Protech Roofing, we have a professional team of contractors who are experts in the fitting of high quality solar panels to a variety of properties. To find out more about any of our products or services, or for advice on your solar panel project, get in touch with us today. Our friendly team of experts will be happy to help with any enquiries you may have.

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