Solar for RV Can Really Work!
RV Solar That Works is your go-to place if you want a simple, efficient and sufficient solar system installed on your RV.
Off the Grid. With Power to Spare.
Your solar system should be the right size for your RV and for your needs. It will enable you to be off-the-grid for as long as your fresh, black and grey water tanks will allow you – and longer.
Sun is All You Need!
An RV with a well designed solar system never needs to be plugged in. Its batteries will be in better shape and last much longer than those of campground RVs. Then again – why do the campground RVs even need batteries? 😉
Charge profile you really want
As we saw in the post about converter amperage ratings that mean little, the unfortunate truth about converters that come preinstalled in RVs is that they are not designed to recharge RV batteries quickly or efficiently. They are in effect overpriced trickle chargers, and take many days on grid power to fully charge RV batteries. We are making an assumption…
Converter ratings mean little
Soon after installing the solar system on our RV we have realized that the solar works wonderfully, but on the days when there is no sun, charging the batteries from the generator simply does not work well at all. Why would that be? We had a nice 60 amp Progressive Dynamics converter with Power Wizard, which is supposed to make…
Welcome to RV Solar That Works!
Welcome to RV Solar That Works! In the Posts, we will bring up and discuss RV solar questions that are of interest to us and, we hope, to our customers. We research RV solar installation topics online and in real life, and will share our observations, experiences, analyses and solid facts with our readers. We are RVers who do not…