How likely is it that solar panels could be damaged by hail, frost or extreme heat?
Solar panels are designed to withstand varying weather conditions for many years. Hail, frost and hot weather are part of the New Zealand landscape. LG panels are designed and tested to withstand hail stones up to 28mm, 90 degree hot temperatures and up to -40 degree frost.
Nevertheless should extreme hail stones cause any damage to your solar system most of the home insurance companies cover hail damage as the solar system installed on the roof is part of your building. However different insurance companies can have different rules. We suggest you should find out if your solar power system is covered in your particular circumstances.