DIY RV Power & Solar Upgrade - Chickery's Travels
Learn how to install DIY RV solar power! In this article I list all the required components, our costs, and share instructional videos on the process.
How To Make An RV Solar Power System Meet Your Specific Needs + Helpful Series vs. Parallel Wiring Tips
When boondocking or RVing full time and living off the grid, you will have to tailor your Solar Power System to meet your specific needs. Here are some clever ways to set up your RV Solar Power System. Plus, everything you need to know about solar arrays, your solar system's batteries, and solar power wiring tips. See the differences between parallel vs serial wiring connections, and why I chose a series-parallel configuration for my RV solar installation.
Making Your Own Solar Panels For Your Home
With electricity costs rising more and more each year, a lot of people are thinking in investing into solar panels for their home to cut down on the costs and to reduce their carbon footprint. While commercial solar panels are a great idea, they tend to cost quite a bit of money. With that in mind, we found a few more affordable solutions in which you can create your own solar panels.
DIY Solar Oven
As an introduction, my wife, Denise, and I have been playing with solar cookers and ovens for awhile. Denise built a wooden one with a shop teacher, many years ago, when she was a Home Economics Teacher in Switzerland. The inside of the box was painted black. It worked well and the students had fun with it. We built one of the ovens from a cardboard box with the glass in the top, but it just wasn't durable. We also have two "Hot Pot" solar cookers and we really like those. If you are…