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What is a portable solar generator?

What is a portable solar generator?


A portable solar generator is a device that makes use of solar energy to charge its batteries. These devices are comprised of a portable power station, portable solar panel and may also include a solar charge controller.  

Components of portable solar panel generator 

The battery pack is the heart of a portable solar power generator. Photovoltaic cells are responsible for converting solar energy into usable electricity. The generator's output power is limited by the size and type of battery pack used, so pick one that meets your requirements. 

The inverter is a second essential part. The resulting alternating current (AC) can run electronics such as lights and appliances that require DC power. Getting an inverter compatible with your generator model is essential, but inverters are often interchangeable between different brands. Lastly, there is typically a control panel where basic settings, such as output voltage and wattage, can be adjusted and the system's status and performance monitored. 
What are the benefits of using a portable solar generator?  

One of the many benefits of using portable solar generators is that they are lightweight, the solar panels are foldable, and the large power stations have a handle for easy transport.  For instance, the ROCKSOLAR portable panels can neatly fold into roughly the size of a laptop making them an excellent option for going out on an extended camping trip or as an emergency power source.  

Another benefit of using a portable solar generator is that they are better for the environment as the source of power is solar, which means that you do not need to power your power station by using electricity from the grid which can be powered by fossil fuels. 

Thirdly, portable solar generators are an excellent option as a backup power source in the event of a power outage since you can continue to power your devices and even certain appliances using the power station and the solar panels. Also, the ROCKSOLAR portable solar panels can give you between 20-30% of its rated power under heavy clouded weather so you can have peace of mind knowing you can still get your power station and devices powered.  
A portable solar generator is an excellent option as a backup power source, an off-grid camping power source and to use in the event of an outage. For those looking for a reliable, portable power option look no further than ROCKSOLAR. To check out the various options we offer click HERE. 

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