Many RVers have become so accustomed to hooking up to shore power (120-volt electrical service) that they are in somewhat of a quandary of what they should do when they find themselves without it for a night. Rather than spending hundreds or thousands of dollars for a generator or solar panel system, here are seven […]
There are many reasons why RVers prefer using solar panels instead of generators or campground hookups. It’s not only more eco-friendly, but solar power enables us to boondock off the grid away from crowded RV parks. A large variety of solar panels are available for all budgets and power needs. Here’s why we recommend using […]
Maker of the popular T@B and T@G teardrop trailers, nüCamp RV recently announced they’re adding a solar panel system to their facility in Sugarcreek, Ohio. The eco-friendly move will offset about 80% of the power they need for manufacturing, and save about 500.5 tons of CO2 and 1,056 barrels of oil every year. A million […]
My wife and I, plus another RVing couple, thought it would be fun to travel to Oregon to view the solar eclipse in totality on Monday, August 21st. The plan was my wife and I would go early to reserve a large boondocking spot in the mountains on the Wednesday morning before the eclipse. Then […]
If you’re curious about winter desert boondocking in your RV, these tips explain how to overcome the biggest challenges and stay comfortable all winter.
A solar power system in an RV is an efficient, practical, environmentally-friendly means of accessing power on the road. Yet, while using solar energy as a source to run everything in your RV is one thing, having that power when you need it can be a different story.