Residential Solar System Ratings part 2, A Repairman Reviews The Brands...

Residential solar system ratings part 2 continues our expert and unbiased reviews with a look at the Ecosolargy, Eco-Worthy, Grape, Hi-Min, IWAE, Jaysolar, Kaneka, Kamal, Kotak, Kvazar, Kyocera, and Marlec brands.

BRAND------------WEBSITE---------RATING

ECOSOLARGY---ecosolargy.com--------<1*

This brand offers customized kits but their website is not much help. 

ECO-WORTHY  ---  eco-worthy.com   ---<1*

This brand offers both off grid and grid-tie systems. They feature micro-inverter technology for easily adding to your system. They are shipped worldwide but the guarantee is not as good as other brands.

GRAPE---------grapesolar.com----------<1*

These systems are available for grid tie or off grid and can be purchased through their website or at home improvement stores. The guarantee on the kits is not very good when compared to other brands.

HI-MIN  -------himinsun.com-----------<1*

These grid tie systems are made in China and are sold worldwide. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

IWAE----ingramswaterandair.com------2*

This brand is from INGRAM'S WATER & AIR EQUIPMENT and features grid tie kits in sizes from one to ten Kilowatts. They use Talesun modules with built-in microinverters for fast plug & play installation. They are backed by a good guarantee and can be purchased directly through their website. 

JAYSOLAR--------jaysolar.net-----------<1*

These units are made and sold in India. Their "HOME LIGHT SYSTEMS" are very small systems that charge a small battery. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KANEKA-----  kaneka-solar.com  ----<1* 

These systems are made in Japan and use thin film technology. The U-SA type modules are high efficiency but they do not offer kits for the DIY homeowners. Their website is not much help and does not have a stated guarantee for their products.

KAMAL--------kamalsolar.com--------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. They offer a small off-grid system that is designed for two to four hours of operation on a fully charged battery. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KOTAK---------kotakurja.com----------<1*

This brand is made and sold in India. Their SUNHOME 150 is an off-grid system but it is for smaller applications as the output is only 130 watts. The manufacturer's website is not much help and does not have a stated warranty policy.

KVAZAR---------kvazar.com-------------<1*

These systems are made in the Ukraine and are sold throughout Europe, Africa, and North America. "Quasar" is available in five stand alone system sizes and are for off-grid applications. The warranty on the panels is not very good when compared to other brands.

KYOCERA------kyocerasolar.com---------1*

The MYGEN system is available worldwide and is a grid tie system that is modular and fully expandable. They offer five different packages from 1440 watts to 5040 watts. The MYGENFLEX systems have micro inverters so the system can be easily expanded as your budget allows. The brand is backed by a very good warranty but is only available through an authorized dealer network.

MARLEC----------marlec.co.uk----------<1*

Their PV HOME ENERGISER KIT is available in sizes from 500 watts to 3.5 kw. The kit is a grid-tie system that uses roof mount panels from BP SOLAR. The systems can be purchased online and are backed by a good guarantee.

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