Energize your adventure with off-grid solar solutions designed for skoolies. Choosing a solar energy solution for skoolies is not an easy task, but rest assured, Renogy has done the math for you. We will guide you through the steps to choose the right solution for your skoolie. Scroll down the page to learn more.
A skoolie that is longer than 35 feet is considered a full-size skoolie. Full size skoolies provide plenty of space for you to get creative on the layout and even create separate rooms for more privacy. A full-size skoolie is a perfect home away from home for 3 or more people. Scroll down to get an estimated power consumption for your adventure in a full-size skoolie.
Bus Length (ft)
35 - 45
Tank Capacity (gallons)
60 – 100
Bus Width (ft)
7.5 – 9
Passanger Capacity(ppls)
≥81
Family of 4
This solution is ideal for a family of 4 who wants to embrace a nomadic lifestyle. If you plan to turn the mortgage-free bus into a cozy home on the road, your daily average power consumption will be around 6-8kWh.
Kitchen
——
Rated Power
Usage Time
kWh Per Day
Electric Stove
900W
30min
450Wh
Oven
2100W
60min
1050Wh
Coffee Maker
500W
10min
85Wh
Toaster
800W
5min
64Wh
Kettle
800W
5min
64Wh
Refrigerator
100W
24hrs
1200Wh
Heating / Cooling
——
Rated Power
Usage Time
kWh Per Day
Air Conditioner
2000W
120min
2600Wh
Heating Pad
100W
120min
150Wh
Frequently Used
——
Rated Power
Usage Time
kWh Per Day
Washing Machine
1750W
15min
559Wh
Light Bulbs x 8
10W
180min
240Wh
Hair Dryer
1800W
15min
292.5Wh
Office & Entertainment
——
Rated Power
Usage Time
kWh Per Day
Mobile Phone (12Wh)
20W
180min
36Wh
Laptop (49.9Wh)
60W
180min
99.8Wh
Television
70W
120min
140Wh
We figured we would help guide you to a robust off-grid power solution for this type of bus. With efficient solar panels and lithium battery banks you don’t have to plug in the grid everywhere you go or run a noisy generator. You can do it all with just solar and continue to get years of service out of it!
9.6KWH
of Energy
Renogy 200AH Lithium Battery with Bluetooth weighs only half of the lead-acid counterparts, and the battery can be safely discharged to 80% DOD. This solution will provide you with 9.6kWh of energy, leading to energy independence.
5YEARS+
of Usage
State-of-the-art battery cells ensure a lifespan of more than 2000 cycles, which delivers up to 4 times longer than a lead-acid battery. With minimum 5 year lifespan, Renogy LiFePO4 battery is thin and light with immense power.
1200W
Solar Panels
Featuring four of our 320W panels, you get 1260W solar power in total. The MidNite Classic MPPT Charge Controller allows you to stack multiple charge controllers, giving you more options for expansion.
3WAYS
of Charging
This solution allows you to recharge your batteries with your start battery, solar panels, and grid power. Additionally, you can combine input charging methods to maximize the charging time and get fully charged within 6 hours.
System Voltage: 12 VDC
Battery Type: Lithium
System Energy: 9.6kWh
Cycle Life (0.2C, 25°C): 2000 Cycles, 80%DOD
Maximum Continuous Charging Current: 400A
Nominal AC Input Voltage Range: 90 - 138 VAC
Nominal AC Output Voltage Range: 100 - 120 VAC
Nominal Output Current Range: 5 - 75 A configurable, 5A intervals
Alternator Input Voltage Range: 8 - 16V
Max.Solar Input: 12V @150 VDC (25°C), 1300W
Continuous Power: 3000W (Surge 9000W)
DC-DC Rated Max Power: 500W
Charging Time: AC: 10Hrs / AC+Solar: 6Hr / Solar + Starter Battery: 11Hr
SPECIAL SOLUTION OFFER
Enjoy $500 cash off at the checkout page now!
* Use in conjunction with other offers or sales.
SHOP SOLUTION AND SAVE!