Have you ever experienced a power outage at home? If you haven’t, it can be a very scary and disorienting experience, especially when you rely on electricity to power just about everything in your life. And who wants to be without electricity during the hottest summer day or coldest winter night? Having an emergency solar generator can help make sure that never happens again! Read on to learn more about solar.
What To Do When You Need Emergency Power
It’s happened to all of us—you’re watching your favorite TV show and suddenly your electricity goes out. In an emergency situation like that you need to have access to a reliable source of power and that means having emergency backup power for your home. These can range from small solar-powered devices that charge a few phones at once up to large solar generators that keep your entire house running through even long term blackouts.
Why consider a backup energy source?
In recent years, there has been an increase in extreme weather occurrences all across the country. This is putting more stress on our electrical grids and causing more frequent power outages than ever before. Utility providers are struggling to keep up with demand during peak periods and when there is a severe weather-related incident; service may not be restored for several days or even weeks. Having an emergency solar backup system in your home can provide you with peace of mind and allow you to live your life as normal as possible in spite of a utility failure.
Types of Backup Energy Sources
If you have ever experienced an extended power outage during a thunderstorm or other natural disaster, you may understand how important it is to have an alternate energy source available. While traditional methods like generators and storage batteries are still effective options for long-term emergencies, solar generators offer several advantages.
First and foremost is that they run without any fuel—generators need gasoline or diesel to run, which is difficult if not impossible to come by in most power outages because gas stations need power for the pumps to work. Solar-powered generators create electricity from solar panels that capture sunlight and convert it into usable energy for your devices. Keep in mind however that these panels may need different wattage requirements depending on your emergency needs.
Having an emergency solar generator is a great idea. They are also safe because they only create electricity when it is needed. A portable solar generator can provide you with enough power to use your lights and electronics during an emergency. They also run silently unlike gas generators. This alone can keep unwanted attention at bay during an already stressful time. With all these benefits, it’s easy to see why having one is so important for your home and family. Having one in place makes life much easier and will protect against outages so you know that you have electricity when you need it most without having to worry about storing extra fuel on hand or running out of gas at just the wrong time. Backup solar systems can run indefinitely and provide protection from blackouts in case of storms or other emergency situations.
Coach Dex / Surviving What’s Coming / www.survivingwhatscoming.com / Blog posted 1/13/22