It hasn’t been long since solar power systems were first introduced, yet they’ve already gained significant importance in the lives of many. With advancements in designs, solar panels haven’t been just limited to the big industries, but have also allowed the average citizen to go green and more efficient than ever before.
Having numerous uses, from bulky yet movable systems functioning as a backup source of power to pocket-sized kits being used as a source to charge up your phone; portable solar power systems are a great source of energy that is clean, renewable, convenient and most importantly – portable! While choosing what is best is up to you, the following 10 portable solar power systems are the ones that we consider to be the best in 2020!
Table Of Contents
- 1 III. FAQ
- 2 Best Home Mini Solar Energy Systems
- 2.1 1. Zamp Solar 200-Watt Charging Kit ZS-200-P
- 2.2 2. Wagan Solar Cube 1500 EL254
- 2.3 3. Waterproof Solar Charger, FKANT 10000mA
- 2.4 4. Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Power generator
- 2.5 5. Go Power! GP-PSK-80 80W Portable Folding Solar Kit
- 2.6 6. Renogy Phoenix All-In-One
- 2.7 7. Monerator Gusto 10 Eco Kit
- 2.8 8. Poweradd 100W Solar Panel
- 2.9 9. Renogy RNG-F-2X50D Solar Suitcase
- 2.10 10. Goal Zero Yeti 1250
- 2.11 Related
1) How to find the best one?
While choosing the best portable solar panel is a highly personal opinion, the thing to be kept in mind while buying one is the purpose it will serve and where it will be most often used at. For an all-around performance, we would recommend the Renogy Phoenix All-In-One Generator, whereas, for high power, the Goal Zero Yeti 1250 tops the list by far.
2) Which customer to recommend to?
A solar power generator is a device no one will regret having at home. However, the ones who are going to use it the most are the ones who love to travel and always require a power supply or people living in remote regions where electricity is a problem.
3) Why should we buy it?
The answer is simple. It is convenient, renewable, and most importantly – CLEAN! All you need is the sun!
Best Home Mini Solar Energy Systems
1. Zamp Solar 200-Watt Charging Kit ZS-200-P
The quality and performance of this Zamp generator are extraordinary in all aspects. The only aspect where it falls behind is the design. It definitely isn’t one of the easiest and quickest devices to set-up.
2. Wagan Solar Cube 1500 EL254
Just like the Goal Zero Yeti 1250, this isn’t a generator you could store in your backup. Similar in design but with the capability of providing 1500 watts of power compared to 1250W the lighter but bulkier Wagan Solar Cube is an excellent all-in-one solar panel kit.
3. Waterproof Solar Charger, FKANT 10000mA
This pocket-sized device serves just one purpose and that is to charge mobile phones, music players, and tablets. It is exactly what most people know as a power bank or a portable USB charger but, one that charges up under the sun.
4. Goal Zero Yeti 150 Solar Power generator
The smallest yet highly impressive generator in the Goal Zero series. Similar in functionality to the Go Power Folding lot and the Renogy Suitcase, the Goal Zero Yeti 150 is a little bulkier but can store a lot more power than any of the two.
5. Go Power! GP-PSK-80 80W Portable Folding Solar Kit
Similar to the Renogy folding solar kit, this generator is light and compact but a lot has a quicker and simpler setup. However, it is lagging behind a little when it comes to power – 80W compared to the 100W Renogy suitcase.
6. Renogy Phoenix All-In-One
This compact little guy is a master of none but the jack of all. Though compromising in almost all aspects, there is one thing for which it stands apart. And that is – functionality! It is packed with two 10 Watt Monocrystalline Solar Panels and a 16Ah lion battery that can be charged by solar or AC power, perfect for almost all appliances and in case of an emergency.
7. Monerator Gusto 10 Eco Kit
Probably the best solar generator for an emergency. Why? It is one of the quickest in the market to charge itself and is pretty light at just 15 pounds.
8. Poweradd 100W Solar Panel
Though it might not fit in your trousers’ pocket it is still pretty small to fit in your backpack. Designed for light appliances, this is the perfect power bank for your phone or laptop. It is packed with a USB port, 2 standard ports, DC output, and a voltage regulator.
9. Renogy RNG-F-2X50D Solar Suitcase
Unlike the heavy Goal Zero Yeti 1250, this Renogy generator is 5 times lighter yet convincingly sufficient. While not as powerful as the previous, the 2 feet wide Renogy comes equipped with two 50-watt panels enough to power most appliances you would require on a road trips. It is mainly designed for campers, SUVs, and RVs for charging batteries and powering other on-road
10. Goal Zero Yeti 1250
This relatively heavy solar generator isn’t something you would like to move around too often. However, the 100+ pound machine is designed so heavy for a reason. It includes 2 Boulder
30 solar panels which charge the Yeti in 24 hours, which is then capable of providing electricity not just to mobile phones, iPods, or laptops but also to larger appliances like TVs or even