100% sun powered
With the upgrades, we have done is Air Condition, Microwave Oven, Water Heater and even Electric Heating possible. Switching from a 12 Volt to a 24 Volt House Battery system is key to running higher 120 Volt AC loads.
The Battleborn Batteries offer safe and efficient energy storage. In the space of 8 Lead Acid Batteries can double the useful capacity fit for half the weight. In the trailer is 4 EG4 LiFePower4 Rack batteries able to charge the Tesla 20% or provide power to the RV for days if needed.
Having a large battery system is essential to run the RV overnight and allow large loads, but recharging is important too. Our Solar Array uses 8 SolarEver 445 Watt Panel on the RV and 19 additional panels on the trailer for over 10 kW of solar panels. In the summer can it produce 75 kWh in a day and the shortest day in winter 25 kWh. The design of the Solar Array is key to being 100% off-grid and charging the Tesla.