Updated: Feb 28, 2021
You proudly installed enough solar power on your roof to offset 120 percent of your home's consumption from your preferred solar energy provider. So you think that should be enough power to take care of your electricity needs during a power outage? Errr... nope, you are completely in the dark without power in that situation— unless your solar system included an off-grid capacity utility-scale lithium-ion battery.
Battery storage costs have declined quite rapidly over the past decade and the industry is projected to experience 15% growth in this category by 2030. However, prices still remain pretty steep for the most part of the US market and most homeowners opt out of energy storage adders if there's no torturing need for it. So, what other options do we you have in case of and emergency or impending danger when it's crucial to have power at home or on-the-fly? Here's a list of must have portable solar battery chargers and products for your home, office or RV.
Jackery Portable Power Station Explorer 1000
The Jackery Power Station 1000 featured below is one of the most reliable and a best seller among outdoor enthusiasts and RV-ers. It makes a great home backup power solution, supporting emergency appliances such as refrigerators, CPAP/Bi-PAP, computers, radios, and phones to help keep your life as normal. It also powers your small appliances and gadgets like mini space heaters, cooling fans, mini-fridges, portable ovens and coffee makers, etc., with minimal setup. You can even power your outdoor party equipment like power blenders, pellet smokers, small household ice shavers, and TVs to extend your outdoor grilling and game time.
Jackery Solar Panel SolarSaga 100
Buyers of the Jackery Power Station typically also buy the Jackery Solar Panel SolarSaga 100. Keeping your Explorer Power Station charged during a power outage is not a problem. This high conversion efficiency solar generator (up to 23%), will generate more energy and perform better than conventional residential panels in hot weather. It comes equipped with dual output USB Ports, which allow charging multiple small devices simultaneously, including smartphones, tablets, digital cameras and more.
Solar Charger 26800mAh
Especially built for outdoor enthusiasts, this high capacity solar power charger is fast and reliable—also the best choice for emergency situations. It can charge an iPhone 7 up to 12 times; the iPhone 11 over 8 times; Samsung's 10 up to 6.5 times; iPad mini5 up to 3.3 times; and it provides up to 8 days of reliable power on a single recharge.
The portable Charger Battery Pack has 3 outputs and 2 inputs (Micro USB ＆ Type-C) compatible with smartphones, tablets and more, can easily auto-detect and charge three separate devices at the same time at full speed.
The power bank has a powerful 18 LED flashlight feature with an international SOS distress signal on the back side for great illumination. Not just a great choice for camping and hiking, a must have in your car, home and office.
Running Snail Solar Powered Portable Radio
No electricity? No problem! The emergency weather solar powered portable radio has a hand crank feature to charge the 4000mAh battery, capable of powering a cell phone, while providing a bright flashlight. Ideal for household emergencies and outdoor survival
Nobody can afford to live without this potentially life saving gadget, as it has four different charging methods. It can be charged by either solar, hand crank, a micro USB cable or 3 AAA batteries (not included). This will insure you always have access to power, illumination and communication anytime and anywhere, even if you have a power outage.
Solar Water Heater
The Preppers Peak Solar Water Heater is a true unlimited source of free energy! A great item to have in case of emergencies and for outdoor camping and travel. Its compact lightweight design is easy to handle, carry and store away for safekeeping. Made from high quality plastics and tempered glass. The 100% lifetime manufactures guarantee and 60 day return policy makes it a safe item to purchase and a best seller among outdoor enthusiasts.
Roof mounted solar panels may or may not solve all of your energy production needs, yet in case of a black out, there are certainly plenty of alternative solutions at very reasonable prices, which also give you the flexibility to stay on the move.
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