Choosing the right solar panels can be difficult. There are a lot of solar panels for sale on the market today, and they come in a lot of shapes, applications, and efficiencies. Choosing the right ones can get even more difficult when you are looking for RV solar panels.
So why should you choose solar panels for your RV?
- You don’t have to worry about having gas for the generator
- No maintanence
- Solar panels are clean and provide sustainable energy
- Over time solar panels will pay for themselves and then you will be getting free energy
- Solar panels are don’t make any noise
- Ability to stay long periods in remote locations without the need for a power source
When you are buying home solar panels you have more space available and the panels will most likely not be moving. With RV solar panels however, you have limited space and must also consider the abuse that the panels and system will be submitted to when you are driving and when you are parked. In addition, home solar panels may not be your only form of energy. An RV allows you to visit more remote areas and solar panels might be your only form of electricity. Even if you have a generator, you are on vacation. Who wants to listen to a gas engine running the entire time?
You want a system that will allow you to run all of your appliances. This means TV, AC, Microwave, Radio, etc. You are going to need a bit of power. In addition, you want this to be something that you can install yourself. A complete kit will make the entire process much simpler. Even if you are a DIY kind of person.
One such setup is the Weekender by Go Power. The weekender is an RV solar panel setup that is designed with the traveler in mind. It is sold as a kit so that you can install the solar panels and get travelling rather than focus on what different parts you need. It also has the ability to add additional panels to increase the amount of watts if you need more power.