Most motorhomes, particularly those that are used for long distance travel, have to be connected to the grid supply for the electrician to be able to charge their batteries, as the power source does not supply enough current to charge the motorhome’s batteries by itself. Some motorhome drivers just like to have their batteries charged by solar power instead.
That’s why we have created a range of solar panels which can be mounted to the side or the roof of your van. In addition, many campervans are available with solar panels as an option which can be purchased separately from the manufacturer. Solar panels solar panel kit for campervan are also good for adding extra storage space.
A solar panel is quite simply a small flat panel which has several photovoltaic cells and a battery. These cells absorb the sunlight and convert it into electrical energy.
When mounted to a vehicle roof, the solar panel produces electricity by reflecting the light into the vehicle, and the battery stores this energy. When parked, or during the night, the solar panel recharges the battery using the stored energy.
It is worth fitting a solar panel to your vehicle as it will save you money in the long term, and help to reduce your carbon footprint.