can we use copper wire in the place of silver wire in a solar panel? why or why not?

Asked by Rajeev | 31st Aug, 2014, 02:53: PM

Expert Answer:

Yes a silver wire can definitely be used. But, silver is very costly.

The solar panel installation itself is very costly, and the silver wiring will increase the cost to a great level.

Hence, copper being pretty good conductor, serves the purpose well. So, copper wires can be efficiently used in solar panels.

Answered by Romal Bhansali | 31st Aug, 2014, 05:10: PM