Tindo V LG solar panels
There are many solar panels available in the Australian market. Tindo and LG are among the most popular brands in the market. Each solar panel has its characteristics, advantages and disadvantages. A buyer should consider the most popular solar panels in the market before purchasing.
LG is a well-known global brand in the electronics industry. While Tindo is an Australian manufacturer of solar panels. Both companies supply top quality solar panels. They differ in the price of their products, warranty and performance.
How do they measure up against each other? Here is a brief review of LG and Tindo solar panels of what you would expect if you buy their solar panels.
Level 1 assessment
LG solar panels are Tier 1 classified. LG is a global and very diverse company. They have been in the solar industry for over three decades. Thus, they had a lot of time to develop, sell and improve their products.
In Australia, LG solar panels are among the top 5 most popular. They are also trusted by thousands of customers. As a result, LG solar panels are classified as Tier 1.
Tindo, on the other hand, is not Tier 1 rated. Tindo is a small solar panel manufacturing company based in Australia. With around a decade of experience in the production and installation of solar panels, they still have a long way to go before they are ranked Tier 1.
As an Australian premium solar panel manufacturer, Tindo is a popular company. Even though it is a local manufacturer, its solar panels are priced a bit higher than LG solar panels.
Guarantee / Guarantee
Tindo and LG both offer a warranty on their line of solar panel products.
Tindo and LG offer their customers a 25-year performance guarantee on all their products. Both companies assure you that the lifespan of their solar panels is 25 years. If you install LG or Tindo solar panels, you can expect them to serve you for 25 years.
In addition to the performance guarantee, both companies also offer a product guarantee. Tindo offers a 12-year product warranty. That means you can expect to get free repairs and efficient work on their solar for 12 years, which is about half of their lifespan.
LG offers a 25 year product warranty on its solar panels. This means LG is promising free reinstallation for solar panels that do not meet the product warranty provided during the life of the panels.
Based on the warranties provided by the two companies, the LG solar panel appears superior to Tindo solar panels.
Tindo uses PERC technology to manufacture its solar panels. PERC technology improves cell performance by improving the efficiency of solar panels. To improve the efficiency of solar panels in low light conditions, Tindo solar panels use advanced surface texture and glass.
Tindo also considers the aesthetics of their solar panels. Tindo enhances the appearance of its solar panels by using black cells and frames combined with thin wires.
LG uses Back Contact technology for its solar panels. This technology eliminates the front busbars and electrodes from the panels. Therefore, LG solar panels can absorb more light and hence increase their output power. Without a junction box, LG solar panels use microinverters.
Without the bus bars on the top, solar panels now look sleek and more attractive with improved performance.
Rooftop solar suitability
Tindo solar panel producers are proud to produce their panels in Australia. For them, this means that the solar panels they produce have the unique ability to withstand weather variables in Australia. Therefore, Tindo solar panels are ideal for rooftop solar power.
Tindo solar panels are corrosion resistant, which means they can be installed in homes in coastal areas of Australia. They are also attractive and thus enhance the appearance of your home.
LG solar panels are very efficient compared to other solar panels. Therefore, fewer solar panels produce a large amount of energy. Their high efficiency means you don’t have to fill your roof with solar panels. Making LG solar panels ideally suited for rooftop solar power.
In addition to using fewer solar panels, LG solar panels also improve the visual appeal of your home with their attractive design.
Tindo solar panels are very efficient. For every Tindo solar panel you install, you can expect to get at least 90% power output for the first ten years. This will then reduce to 80% by the time the panel turns 25. Tindo solar panels have a power range of 320 to 380 W. Solar panels also have an annual degradation rate of 0.58%. So, you can expect them to live their given lives.
LG solar panels are ranked among Australia’s most efficient solar panels. For each LG solar panel you install, you can expect to get between 95-98% power output in the first ten years. After that, and beyond 25 years, you can get 90% potency.
LG solar panels also have a power range of 350 to 380 W with an annual degradation rate of 0.3%. So, you can expect to use LG panels for longer and higher efficiency rates than Tindo solar panels. LG solar panels last up to 30 years with proper maintenance and installation.
Service and support
One of the most important features that buyers should look for when purchasing solar panels is customer service and support. The most important thing to know is whether the manufacturer has an office or an official dealer in Australia.
For Tindo solar panels, you don’t have to worry about customer service and support. They allow potential customers to visit their factory and observe their production process. They are readily available to handle all customer complaints.
With their great popularity in Australia, LG has a local office for customer service and support. If you have a problem with your LG solar panels, you can easily call their office and resolve it quickly.