What is better, a monocrystalline or a polycrystalline solar panel? Finn Peacock November 30, 2017 02:22 Updated Follow The short answer: Functionally, they're almost identical. There’s no need to worry about differences in performance between mono- and poly- crystalline panels. The longer answer is here. Related articles What panel brands do you trust? What's the difference between a P-type and N-type solar cell? How do I know if the panel I am being quoted on is Tier 1? What is a PERC solar panel? Are solar panels hail resistant? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.