Are you thinking of buying solar panels for your home? Many homeowners have already found installing solar panels to be a smart investment. Recent advances in solar panel technology; combined with great incentives currently on offer, means the math is looking better than ever. Once you have done the maths on the savings, the question arises which are the best types and best brands of solar panels to buy for your home. Solar panels are expected to produce energy for a long time — 25 years or more — so durability and reliability are crucial. At the same time, it is natural to want to minimize the initial cost and get maximum value-for-money.