Our solar equipped RVs

Our solar equipped RVs

We personally drove our solar equipped RVs some 130,000 km over most of Australia’s inland dirt tracks. Nothing failed in that distance (and 20 years). Of our solar equipped RVs, the first was a now rare 1971 VW Kombi Westfalia camper that we modified for...
How much solar input

How much solar input

Updated February 2016 Knowing how much solar input is coming in like measuring rainfall. It uses units called Peak Sun Hours instead of inches or millimetres. Here’s how and why.  Imagine an open drum that ‘collects and concentrates’ sunlight (rather than rain)....
Living with solar

Living with solar

Updated February 2016 Living with solar, particularly as a primary energy source makes one conscious of energy usage, even if you have power to spare. Those living with solar are likely to have all LEDs – and not Ieft on unnecessarily. They do not simply turn...