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Solar Punk

Good day! I'm just starting to play with Solar. Anyone else have a solar set up they could share the details on?



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sorry, not obvious to me....solar water collection? 

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I just meant solar power in general, but if you have a solar water collection rig that is worthwhile, I'd love to hear about it. This is actually for a tiny home more-so than a van, but same concept. 



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got it, thanks!

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One more thought on this subject.  the right model car can serve as a generator, like a hybrid (Prius).  The factory approved alterations aren't cheap, but cost less than a fully capable solar rig, which must be totally separate from your existing wiring...,

 

Lots to study in this area....

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Lots of ways to go here and lots of stuff.  I am looking at being able to charge cell phones and some lights.  I have found this article useful:  https://theprepared.com/gear/reviews/portable-solar-chargers/

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Thanks! Yeah, I bought a "Jackery" unit but seeing what other people have, or if anyone did the fully DIY set up, which looks like is the most efficient, albeit expensive and learning curve intensive way. 



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