Solar is a great alternative.

The 100 watt solar panel to be used in many off grid applications

This 100 Watt solar panel is from Renogy. It is a 12-volt Monocrystalline panel.

The solar panel is for various off-grid applications. It can be for battery charging, RV's, water pumping systems, boats and caravans et cetera.

This product only includes the panel the connector and a junction box.

You may need an extra extension cable, mounting brackets, and a charge controller.

An MPPT charge controller will be your best bet, although it is expensive,  it is worth the money. 

The basics

You need a solar panel, a charge controller and then a battery for storage.

If you then want to use 220 or 110v  AC you will also need an inverter.

100 Watt Solar Panel Specs

Electrical

Maximum Power:

Maximum System Voltage:

Open-Circuit Voltage (Voc):

Optimum Operating Voltage (Vmp):

Optimum Operating Current (Imp):

Short-Circuit Current (Isc):


100W.

600V DC (UL).

22.5V.

18.9V.

5.29A.

5.75A.

Mechanical

Weight:

Dimensions:

Type:

Warranty

  • There is a 25-year transferable output guarantee on the solar panels.

  • It guarantees 5 years of a 95% efficiency rate.
  • For 5 to10 years, it guarantees a 90% efficiency rate and from 10 to 25 years an 80% efficiency rate.
  • It includes a 5-year material and workmanship warranty on the panels.

Applications

12-Volt battery charging.

RV's.

Water pumping systems.

Boats.

Caravans.


16.5lbs.

47 x 21.3 x 1.4 inches.

Monocrystalline.

How does the 100 watt solar panel work?

The 100 watt solar panel is very well manufactured. They use iron tempered glass with enhanced stiffness and impact resistance.  It is anti-reflective and of high transparency.

It is possible to use many panels in an array to get a higher output power if required.

A set of MC4 connectors comes from the panel. This makes it easy to connect with other Renogy solar panels.

The MC4 connectors are the industry standard and work very well.

The panel is very well made. They have seals on all 4 edges, top, and bottom.

The junction box

It is an IP 65 rated waterproof Junction box.

The box is durable and to use for many years. It provides complete protection against harsh weather conditions.

The frame

This is an RNG-100D sleek design, durable frame. 

The frame is corrosion resistant for extended outdoor use for many years to come.

The frames are of high quality with aluminum walls. This ensures that the panels can withstand heavy snow loads and high-speed winds.

The panel comes with pre-drilled holes at the back to ensure fast and secure mounting.

Advantages:

  • The panels are light and easy to carry and will stay rust free for many years even when exposed to moisture.
  • Very well made and they charge even on a cloudy day...
  • When you order you receive, good protection in transit  by the manufacturer.
  • It is easy to work with.

Warranty

  • There is a 25-year transferable output guarantee on the solar panels.
  • It guarantees 5 years of a 95% efficiency rate.
  • For 5 to10 years a 90% efficiency rate, and from 10 to 25 years an 80% efficiency rate.
  • It includes a 5-year material and workmanship warranty on the panels.

Disadvantages:

  • The corners of the frames are very sharp. It is better to wear strong gloves when working with the panels.

Things to mention about the 100 watt solar panel

  •  It can be a good idea to start with this 100 watt solar panel generating your own electricity. Especially if you are are a bit out of your comfort zone with solar. 
  • It can help you to grow in experience and knowledge.  By doing that you will make a good investment and you will save lots of money in years to come.
  • You can store the strong cardboard box that the panel comes in. Later you can use it to store and transport the panels.
  • A good idea is to attach two metal legs to the frame. The frame is strong enough and then you have a wonderful portable system.You can then move the panel a couple of times per day.
  • You will have much more direct sunshine on the solar panel, resulting in much higher output power. You will have Peak wattage for a long time.
  • By utilizing solar panels, it is handy to use on your camper like this person has done.

Many happy hours of quiet power generation.

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