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Best 250 Watt Solar Panel


Ever had the awesome feeling of having your power meter run backwards? That feeling of exhilaration is a luxury reserved for people who take a chance at investing in solar energy, so whether you are looking to further bulk up your set up with an additional 250 watt solar panel, or you’re looking to purchase the best 250 watt solar panel with which to set off on your solar energy journey, this is a good place to start.

Never mind that this article focuses on the best 250 watt solar panel, we have a variety of other listicles that might interest you, whether it is on inverters, other low rated panels or general knowledge and insight of the solar panel market.
If your interest is exclusively on the best 250 watt panels (or closely rated panels) read on to find our top picks in that regard.

250 Watt solar panels are not very popular in the market. At the time of this writing (Nov 2020), the only single 250 Watt solar panel that I can recommend is the Renogy 270 Watt Polycrystalline Solar Panel. Personally, I prefer the monocrystalline panels. However I have used both and I can say that if you have lots of sun light, you can do equally well with a poly solar panel.

You may want to consider a 300 watt solar panel. I assume you may not be interested in the lower 200 watt solar panels or 150 watt solar panels.

250 Watt Solar Panel combos

RENOGY 270W Watt Solar Panel – (Polycrystalline – 24V)

Renogy Solar panel specifications

  • Maximum Power: 270W
  • Maximum System Voltage: 1000 VDC (UL)
  • Optimum Operating Voltage (Vmp): 31.40V
  • Open-Circuit Voltage (Voc): 38.60V
  • Optimum Operating Current (Imp): 8. 60A
  • Short-Circuit Current (Isc): 9.03A
  • Maximum Series Fuse Rating: 15A
  • One Piece Dimensions: 64.57×39.06×1.57 inch
  • One Piece Weight: 41.3 lbs

RENOGY WARRANTY ON THE 270 WATT SOLAR PANELS

25-year power output : 5 year/95% efficiency rate, 10 year/90% efficiency rate, 25-year/80% efficiency rate. 10-year material and workmanship.

This means that for the first 5 years, Renogy guarantees that the panel would operate at a minimum of 95% efficiency. Up to 10 years, it is guaranteed to operate at a minimum of 90% efficiency.

And after using your panel for up to 25 years, you can still expect the panel to operate at a minimum of about 80% efficiency.

Renogy is a household name in solar panel manufacturing, and their 270 watt polycrystalline solar panel doesn’t disappoint.

Renogy panels provide good quality at a reasonable price. Please note that this is a polycrystalline solar panel.


YILANJUN 250 Watt Solar Panel

YILANJUN-250 watt solar panel

Cell: 60pcs 6*10mm
Peak voltage: 30V
Peak current: 8.33
Open circuit voltage: 36V
Short circuit current: 9.17A
Weight: about 19KG
Board size: 1640*992*35mm

I have listed this panel here so that those who want to consider an option can have a look. I do not recommend this panel because it is too expensive and it has no reviews.


Sainty Solar 255 Watt  Solar panel (currently unavailable as at nov 2020)

Solar panel specifications
Manufacturer: HQST
Peak power: 250W
Maximum  voltage: 600V
Maximum current: 8.5A
Open circuit voltage: 37.4V
Short circuit current: 9.09A
Power tolerance: 0 – +5W
Dimensions: 64.6 x 39x 1.6inches
Weight: 43 Pounds
Warranty: –

255 Watts? Yes, you read correctly. However, considering the fact that you get only 90% of the rated output – this should leave you in the neighborhood of what you need. The Sanity Solar 255 solar panel boasts a high module conversion efficiency which ensures high ROI that results in significant power tolerance. The panels undergo a strict Double EL inspection and testing ensuring no cell defects.
The high powered HQST manufactured solar panel is both high in power and sleek in size, and with MC4 connectors coming from the panel and upgrade or connection with other HQST panels is a breeze

Pros
Has an attached junction box for protection against environmental particles
Also, EL testing guarantees no mismatch on cell and no micro-cracks


Solar Power Generator 280-watt Mono Solar Panel Charging Kit;  Foldable (currently unavailable Nov 2020)


Solar panel specifications
Manufacturer: Eusupra
Peak power: 250W
Maximum  voltage: 37.50V
Maximum  current: 8.32A
Open circuit voltage: 37.4V
Short circuit current: 8.87A
Power tolerance: 0-4%
Dimensions: 64.5 x 39x 1.6inches                      Weight: 39 Pounds
Warranty: 25 Years

If your preferred solar panel spec is a foldable version, then this foldable 280 watt solar panel should be what you are looking for. with the 90% guaranteed output, you can expect at 250watts of electricity from the polycrystalline solar charging kit.
Most noteworthy, the kit contains 250W ,Polycrystalline, 1000-W Power Inverter (Peak 2000W) with built-in solar Charge Controller, and 50 ft connection cables and Ground mounting rack complete and simple to assemble. Hence, just put the solar panel on ground in the sun facing south using the ground mounting legs. However, take note the kit doesn’t come with mounting Z brackets and mounting needs to be done by/with the supervision of an expert.

Pros
Foldable; thus it would be easy to cart around
Also, the kit is accompanied with a 1000w inverter


Renogy 280 Watt  Solar Panel

Solar panel specifications
Manufacturer: Renogy
Peak power: 250W
Maximum voltage: 37.50V
Maximum current: 8.32A
Open circuit voltage: 37.4V
Short circuit current: 8.87A
Power tolerance: 0-4%
Dimensions: 64.5 x 39x 1.6inches
Weight: 42 Pounds
Warranty: 25 Years

The Renogy 280 watt solar panel is unique because of its EL tested solar modules no hot-spot heating guaranteed. And Because, it is designed with Anti-reflective, high transparency, low iron-tempered glass it displays enhanced stiffness and impact resistance. Also, there is positive output tolerance (0-3%); in addition, it withstands high winds and snow loads.

Finally Its IP67 rated junction box provides complete protection against environmental particles and low-pressure water jets and it can be used for many different applications; consequently, it is ideal for residential and commercial rooftop systems.

Pros
Well built and getting 30 amp peaks to the battery’s with an MPPT charge controller

Cons
There is no manual or instruction or brochure


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