DIY Off-Grid Solar Generator (rev 1) – Low-Cost Portable Power

Portable Solar Power System

• always-available portable AC power
• cart makes transport around property convenient
• can be charged from AC power or solar
• high capacity
• power can be extended by connecting to car batteries
• battery maintainer keeps system at full capacity
• 1750W/95Ah

Wiring Diagram:

Build List

GP-1750HD 1750-Watt Heavy Duty Modified Sine Wave Inverter


Renogy 200 Watts 12 Volts Monocrystalline Solar Bundle Kit
(2x solar panel, charge controller, wiring)


Super Start Marine – Deep-Cycle Marine Battery Part # 27DCMJ


BLACK+DECKER BM3B 6V and 12V Automatic Battery Charger / Maintainer


600 lb. Capacity Heavy Duty Hand Truck


Total Cost: $692.65 + tax

Roughly equivalent to Goal Zero Yeti 1250 + two 100W solar panel kits (1250W/100Ah)
Cost: $2,000


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