Go Power! RV Solar Calculator

How much solar would you need to power your adventures? By answering these simple questions, we can estimate the size of your system that’s right for you.

 

RV Type
Getting Started - Type of RV
Installation Preference
Installation Preference
Travel Type
Travel Type
DC Power Loads
DC Power Loads
AC Loads
AC Loads
Click the image to select the type of RV you have.
Class A RV Class B RV Class C Fifth Wheel/Toy Hauler Travel Trailer Popup or Trick Camper
What type of batteries do you have?
How large is your battery bank?
Is your RV pre-wired for solar? Do you have a panel location preference?
Are you looking to expand a current system? (Do you have solar on your RV already?)

In order to accurately size your solar charging system, we need to know what type of traveler you are.

What time of year do you use the RV or trailer the most?
How long do you typically travel for?

Which DC Appliances Are In Your RV?

This section helps us identify how much power your AC appliances use in your RV or trailer. Please indicate how many of each item you have, and how long they would typically run per day.

This section covers items that would have come pre-installed on your RV or trailer. These items run directly off of your battery power, without the need of an inverter.

Instructions:

  1. Enter the quantity of each appliance by entering a value in the form field.
  2. Choose the amount of time that appliance would typically be used on the bar to the right.
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DC Draws
RV Fridge

Fluorescent Bulb


Tube TV

Fan

Furnace

Radio

Propane Alarm

Amp Draw
Amp hours

Which AC Electronics or Appliances Are In Your RV?

This section helps us identify how much power your AC appliances use in your RV or trailer. Please indicate how many of each item you have, and how long they would typically run per day.

These would generally be items you would have installed yourself, or brought from home.

Note: if your ideal RV setup includes an air conditioner or residential refrigerator, solar may not be a complete power solution for you. We recommend contacting your nearest dealer or connecting with our team to help size your solar system in this case.

Instructions:

  1. Enter the quantity of each appliance by using the arrows, or by entering a value in the form field.
  2. Choose the amount of time that appliance would typically be used on the bar to the right.
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Kitchen
Blender

Coffee Maker


Foreman Grill

Instapot

Residential Fridge

Single Cook Top

Electric Kettle

Microwave

Sandwich Press/Maker

Slow Cooker

Toaster

Toaster Oven

Water Cooler

Wine Cooler

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Entertainment
Phone Charger

Desktop Computer

DVD Player

Game Controller

Laptop

Satellite


Tablet

Flatscreen TV

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Other Loads
Electric Drill

CPAP Machine

Iron

Hair Dryer

Christmas Lights

Table Fan

Floor Fan


Vacuum

Amp Draw
Amp hours

Recommended Products

Based on the answers you provided, you can use one of the following options to add solar to your RV or travel trailer:

It looks like you draw too much power to rely solely on solar. Before trying again, check out our solar sizing page here for more information, including tips to estimate your daily energy draws.

Sorry, we didn't find any matches.

This list of recommended products is meant as a guideline for your power needs in your RV. There may be additional components required for your unique RV, such as installation kits, remotes or cables. If you have additional questions, contact your nearest dealer or connect with our team.

These values are based on the average amp draw for each component. Your electronics’ make and model may vary from this average.

Please note that if your ideal RV setup includes an air conditioner, solar may not be a complete power solution for you. We recommend contacting your nearest dealer or connecting with our team to help size your solar system for use with an air conditioner.

Your RV

RV Type Travel Type Trip Duration

Preinstalled Solar
Battery Type
Batteries
Total Daily Amp Draw 0 Amp Hours
Total Weekly Amp Draw 0 Amp Hours

Battery Report