Ask the Experts – Solar Panel Solutions: Part 1

Ask the Experts - Solar Panels

I recently weighed in on this question posted on a particular forum.

“Solar panel solutions? Please! 200 watt 2-panel?

The first question I asked the person who posted this brief request for information what was their anticipated power consumption. The questioner indicated the primary needs were minimal – to power a small fridge and charge a laptop. So how do you calculate the power needs to satisfy that need?

As always, we welcome your questions for the experts and your comments. 

For Canadian Yachting Magazine and InformedBoater.com

Rob MacLeod  Stay Informed
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Ask the Experts - Solar Solutions


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