Buyer’s Guide 2022
EnergyPal offers the best solar panels for homes by value, price, wattage & warranty. Our 2022 Buyer’s Guide reviews SunPower, LG, Hanwha Q Cells, REC, and Solaria solar panels.
We think differently when comparing solar panels. It is easy to focus on just watts efficiency or price, but what’s also important is making sure you get the most value from your solar panels based on your situation. Here’s our guide to the best solar panels and our recommendations:
First we summarize our research on leading solar panel manufacturers and if the solar panels are made in America, including SunPower, LG, Panasonic, Solaria, Hanwha Q-Cells, REC solar.
EnergyPal ranks the best solar panels by wattage or energy production rating for 2022. The highest rated panels are:
1. 440w - LG NeON-R Series LG-440QAC-A6
2. 435 - SunPower M-Series SPR-M435-G-AC
3. 425 - SunPower A-Series SPR-A425-W-AC
4. 420 - SunPower A-Series SPR-A420-W-AC
5. 400 - Solaria PowerXT-400-PM-AC (400w)
6. 400 - SunPower A-Series SPR-A400-W-AC
7. 400 - Hanwha Q-Cells Peak DUO 400-AC
8. 395 - LG NeON-R Series LG-395Q1C-A6
9. 370 - SunPower X-Series SPR-X370-E-AC
10. 370w - LG NeON-R Series LG370Q1C-V5
EnergyPal ranks the best solar panels by module efficiency rating for 2022. The highest rated panels are:
EnergyPal ranks the best solar panel warranty by manufacturer for 2022. The highest production warranty and warranty terms are:
The best solar panels for the money in 2022 depends on the specifics of your home location and roof characteristics. We’ve summarized this down for you based on our review of all available solar panels.
Our Solar Advisors will help you determine which panels are best for your home. Get a free customized solar panel design for your home and comparative quotes now.