WARNING: 5 Reasons Why the Patriot 1800 Solar Generator May Not Be Right for You

Patriot 1800 Solar Generator KitYou may be looking at the Patriot 1800 solar generator thinking that it sounds like a perfect fit for your needs. Are you looking for emergency backup power? Need to run things in the RV? Want something portable that is easy to use? Sadly, the Patriot 1800 doesn’t do as much as what most people think.

Seeing the number “1800” makes people think it must have a huge battery or large inverter which is capable

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Discover the Best Solar Generator Over 1000 Watts

Generator over 1000 Watts Off GridOver the last few years solar generators have come a very long way. Many of them are now capable of putting out over 1000 watts. But there is only one that is capable of creating over 1000 watts from solar panels on top of being able to put out over 1000 watts.

Most people only look at the output of a solar generator and think “what can you run off of it?” That’s the wrong

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Read Before You Buy! – Full Review of the Inergy Apex Solar Generator

Inergy Apex Solar GeneratorThe Inergy Apex solar generator, or as some would prefer it said “power station,” was one of the most anticipated solar generators to come out. Since the Kodiak was such a big hit when it first came out because it was vastly better than the Goal Zero, the Apex was thought to be quite amazing. But when it finally launched, did it live up to the hype?

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MAXOAK Bluetti AC50 Portable Power Station Review

MAXOAK Bluetti AC50 Power StationTypically, it is preferred to have a larger solar generator or power station as an emergency backup power source. Or it can be used for camping, RVing, off-grid locations and so on. But especially for camping and traveling the larger solar generators can be too big. That is why it is also nice to keep on hand a very small and simple solar generator or power station. It should still be able to be charged … Read the rest

The Best Portable Flexible Solar Panel Carrying Case

Deluxe Solar Panel Carry CaseWith so many solar generators on the market right now, and some very good ones finally coming out like the Titan, it can be difficult to move everything around and keep things straight. This is why is spent months searching for, buying, testing and using different solar panel carry bags and cases. I needed something that would fit my panels, break down when not in use, was not over the top expensive and would … Read the rest

Adjustable Portable DIY Solar Panel Stand

DIY Portable Solar Panel Stand Mount Very Affordable ThumbnailA portable solar panel stand is one of the most beneficial upgrades anyone can do to a portable solar system. Having used many solar generators, I have had to charge them with solar panels many times. Putting solar panels directly onto the ground works pretty okay during the summer but during the fall, winter and spring a solar panel stand makes a huge difference in power production.

The first time I ever built a … Read the rest

Humless 1500 Power Station Review

Humless 1500 Series Power StationIf you are trying to be more self-reliant in case of emergency, or just for your day to day, an excellent place to start is by investing in a fuelless solar generator. It can be pretty hard to know what to buy though, especially if you are unfamiliar with the technical wording that can sometimes be scattered throughout fuelless generator reviews. The best way to figure out what you want is to compare the different … Read the rest

Top 5 Solar Generators for the PG&E California Blackouts

Top 5 Solar Generators for PG&E BlackoutsThe PG&E blackouts are severely disrupting the entire state of California. The power outages are typically lasting anywhere from a few days up to a couple of weeks. This is a harsh reality for Californians as PG&E tries to combat potential deadly forest fires.

Getting a gas generator is not a real solution since many people have reported that they wait for hours to fill up gas cans at the gas station and sometimes … Read the rest

Goal Zero Lithium Yeti 1400 Lithium Power Station Review

Yeti 1400Goal Zero was truly the first company to make portable solar generators a big deal. With their launch of their big Yeti 1250 many years ago they entered the market and told everyone about it. The Yeti 1250 used a lead-acid battery which is very old technology, but, Goal Zero has come a long way with their lithium line of generators. From that line up the Lithium Yeti 1400 power station is my favorite one.… Read the rest

Inergy Apex vs Inergy Kodiak

Apex vs KodiakYou’re probably asking, “why would you compare the older Kodiak to the new Apex?” That is a very fair question. The reason is that the Apex was designed to be a far better system than the Kodiak and that’s why the Kodiak was done away with. But is it better?

When the Kodiak came out it literally revolutionized the portable solar generator industry. There was nothing like it at all on the market. It was … Read the rest