Solar brings the promise of free, silent, and off-grid energy - but is it really that simple? Join me as I take a look at the basics of RV solar, including what makes up a solar system, the pros and cons of solar, and how to get started.
How we installed 600Ah RELion lithium batteries, 1,000W solar panels, a Victron 3000 inverter and dual DC-to-DC chargers on an Airstream Flying Cloud.
Here's how I diagnosed and fixed two broken solar panels with basic tools in under half an hour.
Find out how we upgraded our RV with Lithium batteries, solar panels, an inverter and more so we could camp off-grid in comfort!
We love boondocking in beautiful, remote places, but when we're near a city we make the most of it to stock up!
A portable folding suitcase solar panel is one of the easiest ways to get started with solar, but they can be very expensive - so we built our own for half the price!
Sooner or later, you may find yourself wanting to add more capacity to your RV's solar system. For us it happened sooner, but not for the reason we expected!
Rooftop solar panels means effortless, free electricity whenever the sun is shining - and that lets us stay off grid for longer!
Buying a portable solar panel can be the easiest and quickest way to get started, but there are some things you should know first.
Installing a DC to DC charger in our RV is probably the most unusual but best upgrade we've ever done!
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