Portable Solar Power Generator

A portable solar power generator gives you the possibility and power to protect your family in times of darkness whatever the emergency might be. In fact, there doesn't even have to be an emergancy as these solar generators can be sued day in and day out to provide power for whatever the situation maybe.

The next time the power goes out because of a storm or because of fuel instability or for whatever reason, you will be thanking yourself that you splashed out on that portable solar generator.

The advantages

The advantages of a portable solar power generator are seriously countless and well worth the relatively small outlay which of course, you only have to once!

Endless free energy

The sun sends to earth enough energy every thirteen minutes to meet the worlds power requirements for an entire year and will continue to do so for the next 5 Billion years. 

That is a lot of free energy being produced every second and a you only need to put a solar panel in front of if and you've got yourself an absolutely abundant source of free and clean energy. No costs, no noise, no fumes and no worries!

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Above: The PowerSource 1800 is one of the best on the market

Instant power

Above: The different sizes available make solar power generators the ultimate portable energy supply.

With the majority of portable solar power generators, you simply have to position the solar panel in a good place, plug in the generator and then plug in whatever you want to use. It is important to buy one equipped with a long (at least 50 metre) cable so your generator can be in your home while the panel in the sunniest spot possible.

It's really portable!

Hence the name, these amazing bits of kit can be easily and quickly packed up and transported anywhere in the boot of a small car. This means that you can take your abundant, free and clean energy source with you anywhere you go. The battery in the generator system iscan keep you going for hours and most kits can be supplemented with additional batteries for extra power.

Above right: Portable solar generators come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes

Permanent and continuous power

While a lot of people by portable solar power generators as a backup power source or for the occasional recreational activity, they can also be used for permanent power. Things like fridges, electric fences, lamps, run lights, televisions and most other things can all be run from a solar generator permanently saving you money. If you are serious about saving money then you might want to check out our page about Solar power kits.

A life saving device

While we do our best to avoid serious risks in life, sometimes unfortunately we are confronted with them and can find ourselves without the neccessary tools and aid to help ourselves. A solar power portable generator can be used to power defibrillators, fridges, heaters, aquariums, CPAP machines, security systems and so on.

Take a look at this page for more information about one of the best portable solar power generators on the market and it's endless list of uses.

Endless versatility

A portable solar generator has an infinite versatility and functionality meaning that it can be used to power almost every electronic device in your home and in your life. And it does it while utilising a completely abundant and clean source of power. Someof the more obvious uses fo portable solar power are listed below.

  • Emergency/survival situations
  • Scientific research
  • Recording and photography equipment
  • Camping
  • During blackouts
  • Communications
  • Computers, printers, speakers, radios etc
  • Fridges (cold beer on those fishing trips)

This list is by no means exhausted, I am sure you can imagine your own uses for a solar power generator.

What you get

If you are seriously considering getting a portable solar power generator then you need to make sure you get one which is powerful enoughfor your needs. A typical systemgives an output of about 1800 watts and is made up of the following:

  1. High efficiency 100 watt solar panel
  2. Heavy duty, robust 1800 watt solar generator
  3. 40/50 metre cable length
  4. Battery
  5. Charge controller
  6. Long warranty (maybe 20 years)

Of course different systems will vary in quality, charge time, battery capacaity and so on so make sure you research well before you step and and buy one.

How much will this cost?

An 1800 watt solar power generator like the one listed above will cost about $1400 to $2000. If your are looking for something a bit smaller or lightweight then read on.

Something a little smaller..

The solar generators listed above are portable but no so carriable with regards to trekking and so on. For solar chargers for things like laptops, phones, radios and so on then you get really portable and really lightweight solar power kits for a lot less money. Of course you sacrifice the power that you can produce with a bigger system but you benefit in portability.

Follow this link for solar powered battery chargers which lists far smaller kits for low wattage devices and for specific technologies i.e phone, laptop, ipod etc.

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