Category: Solar Power

Solar oven fun

I had an extra box, thanks to the recent purchase of my slow-cooker, and I have been curious about a solar oven so I went for it. The only real investment was a couple feet of aluminum foil and a bit of tape. After some cutting and forming of the...

More power

At the beginning of March I stumbled on a great deal on 100 watt solar panels for $149 each. Normally, that dollar amount would get you a 45 watt package, on sale from Harbor Freight. So, when I saw the extremely low price, I went ahead and picked up two....

My solar setup

My solar setup

NOTE: I have since upgraded my solar setup Solar is a great way to power your life when living on the road. Not only is it silent, it is getting cheaper each year with 60-watt packages on Amazon.com going for roughly $250, and 45 watt packages on Harbor Freight going...

“Powerful” hints

“Powerful” hints

A couple things I am currently doing to help keep my battery use low; – Buy a set of clip on LED lights and use them instead of interior trailer lights – Buy a rechargeable LED flashlight and use it instead of interior trailer lights – Use the laptop battery...