Portable solar panels range in size from tiny to full-scale, powering everything from a small fan to a full-size RV.

Due to the value and cost efficiency of these solar panels, they have become increasingly popular in the global market. They have brought a number of consumers an option with its improved utility and cost savings.

Solar Panel Types

There are three types of portable solar panels. The foldable type portable solar panel is often used for personal items rather than for boat, automotive or home. Most of these foldable solar panels are used for charging laptops, cellphones and other gadgets. They are very thin, lightweight, easy to use and can be hidden anywhere.

The rollable type portable solar panels are made of plastic and can be bent with higher angle. This type of solar panel is cadmium free and do not suffer from wasted over-voltage, which means they can perform well in different environments. However, they can be more expensive compared to the foldable type.

Flexible panels are often used on boats while the third, standard type–the fixed solar panel–is often used for RVs and cars.

Uses of Portable Solar Panels

Portable solar panels can be used for just about anything you need power for. You can save a lot of money and energy by using solar panels for lighting up sign boards and powering electricity-hungry events. You can also use it during camping or when barbecuing on the park. You can power both small and big items as well as use it for emergency backup purposes.