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Green Tips for the New Year

Yet again, another year has passed us by. 2018 was filled with fun, adventure, and new experiences. No doubt, it will be hard to beat, but we’re up for the challenge. The New Year brings with it a clean slate, a time to set new goals and make new plans. Perhaps one of your plans is to reduce waste [...]

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​For Emergency Power, It's Hard To Beat An Off Grid Solar System

Whether you’re in the suburbs, a downtown apartment, a backcountry cabin, or live life on the road in an RV, we all have experienced blackouts, natural disasters, emergencies, and breakdowns. While it’s nice to unplug once and a while, it’s never fun to have the cord yanked unceremoniously or at an inopportune time. When it [...]

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What's the Difference Between Marine Solar Panels and Those For RVs and Cabins?

As with RVs, busses, and vans, solar panels can be a great way to power everything from lighting to your cellphone to refrigerators and other appliances or electronics onboard your boat. Unlike residential vehicles on land, however, boats require special marine solar panels that are equipped to deal with the different conditions you might encounter [...]

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Looking For Backup Power? The Best Solar Generators Have These 5 Qualities

There are lots of good reasons to invest in a portable solar generator, whether you’re living the vanlife, are cozied up in an urban apartment, or have a sprawling rural home. Perhaps you want to be prepared for natural disasters or emergencies. Maybe you need a way to generate electricity while you’re camping, or to [...]

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Cold Weather Tips: Plan Ahead

     Yet again, another fall has turned into winter. Winter is a time for many celebrations with family and friends, good food, and staying warm by the fire. After the holidays are over, things can get a little boring, particularly if the weather is cold and dreary. Winter weather shouldn’t keep you inside, though [...]

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It's Easy To Install ​A Solar Panel For Your Shed

Outbuildings, potting sheds, workshops, lean-tos, she-sheds, studios, deckboxes, garages— there’s a lot of different names for the utilitarian spaces where we keep everything from garden equipment to power tools to old holiday decor. Whatever you call the shed in your backyard, you might at some point have wondered how to make it work better for [...]

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Black Friday Deals

The Friday immediately following Thanksgiving is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. After a day full of thanks and happiness, surrounded by friends and family, comes a journey into an overcrowded shopping center full of customers that are not afraid to shove you out of the way to get their hands on [...]

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6 Sunny Campgrounds for Snowbirds

If you spend all winter dreaming of blue skies, clear streets, and an outdoor temperature that doesn’t cause extreme discomfort every time you set foot outside, you aren’t alone. The sunbelt has been popular with snowbirds for almost a century as a way to escape the frigid temperatures of the northeast and upper midwest.Early settlers [...]

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Making Solar Work for Tiny Homes

Tiny homes are all the rage lately. You see them on the road, near campsites, and perhaps most often on large plots of land. All are generally less than 1000 square feet, while some are as small as 100 square feet. No matter what size, these tiny homes are newly built and ready to be [...]

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Browse our Foldable Solar Panel Chart to find the Right Solution for Your Trip

Picking a solar panel can be a tough choice, especially if you are unfamiliar with your options. One common misconception is that all solar panels are heavy and bulky. While that may have been true 15 years ago, that’s certainly not true today. With all of the advances in technology, its no wonder that solar cells have become more [...]

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