Build A Portable Solar Power Generator For Under $150

Build A Portable Solar Power Generator For Under $150

This portable solar power generator is built with a 10 watt solar panel, battery, controller, 120w inverter, volt meter, on/off switch and outputs.

It’s large enough for higher capacity jobs yet still very portable and will cost you under $150 to build.

How portable do you want your solar generator to be? Think about how heavy and large it should be? Are you going to use a hand truck to carry around a huge toolbox filled with batteries and a large solar panel or do you want a tiny one that will fit in your glove box? The wiring and concept will be the same for either size so the choice is yours. I wanted something in between that I could carry but still had some decent capacity to do some work.

First I bought a case that would be a good jumping off point that I could fit a 10 watt solar panel on and in. Your case doesn’t have to fit your panel in but I thought it was convenient for me.

Video detailing the parts:





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