Solar for RV – What You Need to Know A well-designed RV solar solution built with quality components will provide you with the ultimate flexibility for going off grid and should give you years of trouble-free service. Here are a few things to keep in mind when choosing your solar set-up: Understand your current and

RV Solar 101: Power Converters, Battery Chargers, and Transfer Switches (Part 6) In RV applications, the terms ‘power converter’ and ‘battery charger’ are used interchangeably. The converter takes AC power (from shore power or a generator), converts it to DC, and uses it to charge the RV batteries. Good converter/chargers provide high throughput and will

RV Solar 101: Power Inverters (Part 5) While your RV batteries generally provide 12 volt DC power, many of the appliances you run in your RV require 120 volts AC (like in your home). Making this conversion is the primary role of your RV power inverter. There are several things to consider when choosing your

RV Solar 101: Charge Controllers (Part 4) The solar charge controller is a critical component in your RV solar system. The controller maintains the life of the battery by preventing overcharging. When your batteries are low, the controller provides a full flow of current from your solar panels to replenish your battery banks. When your

RV Solar 101: Batteries (Part 3) Mobile power systems are only as good as the batteries that hold the power. RVs typically use deep cycle, valve-regulated lead-acid (VRLA) batteries that can be regularly discharged and recharged. There are two types of VRLA batteries—  gel and absorbed glass mat (AGM)—with the latter being more popular. AGM

RV Solar 101: Solar Panels How they work. Solar panels are made up of individual solar cells that convert sunlight into energy. That energy comes in the form of direct current (DC) electricity, which is used to charge and replenish your RV’s batteries. Typically, several panels are joined together, creating a ‘solar array.’ What to

Arrow Distributing Inc. 2019 Exhibitor’s Showcase Go Power! is excited to participate in this year’s Arrow RV Show. As solar innovators with over 23 years of solar expertise, we are thrilled to be hosting a solar training seminar at this year’s event. Show Date: 15 – 16 January 2019 Show location/Address: Bally’s Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

NTP-Stag Expo 2019 RV Aftermarket Parts & Accessories Trade Show   January 22-23, 2019 | Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, Nashville, Tennessee NTP-Stag Expo is the industry’s largest aftermarket RV parts and accessories trade show, bringing together the best RV retailers and suppliers in the country, offering RV university, product and business seminars, and buying

With mobile power becoming more accessible to everyone, it isn’t long before people’s innovation with how they use it takes shape. Following a recent Go Power! tagged Instagram post from professional musician, Marc Charron, we were curious to ask him what the inspiration was behind using our IC Series Inverter Charger paired with solar for

On the road with Go Power! Solar and Adventure Basecamp The concept of Adventure Basecamp began in June of 2017 when Steve DuBay decided to take on a DIY van conversion and travel across Canada and the United States for a year with his adventure partner-in-crime, Jeannie O’Reilly. With the help of Go Power!’s Solar