The top-rated solar panels of 2015 include the Kyocera KD315GX-LPB, Canadian Solar CS6X-305M and Grape Solar 390W, according to expert reviews found at LiveScience.com and TopTenReviews.com. The overall rating is derived from solar efficiency, durability, features, dimensions, and help and support.
Strengths of the durable Kyocera KD315GX-LPB include high efficiency and a complete five-year warranty. The panels can handle up to 133 pounds of snow and ice pressure.
The efficiency and rectangular, visual appeal of the Canadian Solar CS6X-305M make it a top pick. The self-washing panels also meet industry standards for durability.
The warranty of the Grape Solar 390W guarantees 90 percent power output for at least 10 years. Grape Solar boasts a network of installers throughout the country, with first-class customer service.