Energy Sense

Harnessing Solar Power for RVs and Van Life: Renewable Energy and Sustainable Living on the Open Road

Episode Summary

Get ready to see more solar panels on the move. More of them are popping up on campers, vans and trailers with the increasing popularity of green travel. People are enjoying the freedom and adventure of life on the road — whether it's a short-term vacation or a long-term lifestyle. And they want renewable energy along for the ride. To learn more about the trend and technology, host Chris Rawlings of Bowerbird Energy talks with Caza Gomis, an Off Grid Energy Specialist for RV Solar Connections. His Denver-based business designs renewable energy systems and supports installation partners across the country working on RVs, vans, tiny homes and other off-grid adventures. We discuss the engineering needed to optimize solar for these purposes, including benefits, limitations and costs. Listen to find out what to need to know before you invest in solar for your RV.

Episode Notes

How Much Power Do You Need? You can find the RV Solar Connections Energy Audit Calculator here.

You can connect with Caza Gomis on LinkedIn and get more info on RV Solar Connections at

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