Top 10 Solar Panel Bundle Kits For Your Home

July 11, 2018

Solar Panels are quickly gaining much public attention due to their efficient use of alternative energy. By absorbing sunlight, they generate electricity without harming the environment. And since sunlight is technically free and unlimited, tons of modern solar solutions are available right now to feed the curious minds of inquisitive home owners.

 

The main advantages are the User Friendly nature of the product and the savings in utility costs, not to me mention that solar panels user don't need to rely on energy service providers.

 

From elaborate inventions such as slim devices to highly capable solar roof that can yield sufficient energy to power up your house, choosing which panel to get can be quite confusing. To help you decide which products suits your needs best, we’ve come up with a list of solar panels that would provide clean energy for your home.

The solar panels in this list are able to power a number of home devices simultaneously and most come with a bundle that includes the battery, inverter and more. The only thing left is to install and use them.

(you might need to consider professional installation assistance).

 

As always, in the list, you will find best items in the category, based on price, main features, average consumer and professional ratings as well as a summary of reviews from previous buyers.

 

 

1. Renogy 400 Watt Solar Premium Kit Mono Rover

 

Price:                                            $889

Power:                                          400W

Voltage:                                        12v

Weight:                                         75lb   

Dimensions:                                  188 x 86 x 6"  

Warranty:      5 year material &25 year efficiency


Features

- The Renogy 400 has a very useful mono-crystalline solar panel efficiency and tracer meter, allowing conssumers to monitor and control the unit. 

- It also comes with a kit, designed to make the installation easy.

- Its capacity allows support of media entertainment sets, a refrigerator, electrical fixtures and home lights.

Kicker: Brand connectors are not included on the package and must be purchased separately.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4.3 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

consumers are happy with the 400w Renogy model over all.

Most negative comments regard the lack of certain connectors and accessories needed for complete installation.

 

2. Renogy 30 Watt Monocrystalline Solar Panel Kit

 

Price:                                           $1,035

Power:                                         30W

Voltage:                                       12v

Weight:                                        6lb

Dimensions:                                 14.5 x 24.5 x 2"  

Warranty:             5-year material & 25year efficiency

 

Features

- Works on monocrystalline panel technology which is known for high efficiency and durability.

- More compact, compared to its competitors

Kicker: The charge controller is designed for close usage, so an extension cable might be required.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4.3 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Customers appreciate the fact that the panels have durable frame support and reliable customer service.

No major performance complaints, the unit works flawlessly for 99% of customers.

One thing to note is that some consumers are reporting drop in battery capacity after several months of use.

 

 

3. Grape Solar 400 Watt Off Grid Solar Panel Kit

 

Price:                                           $1,191

Power:                                         400W

Voltage:                                       12v

Weight:                                        107lb

Dimensions:                                  42 x 100 x 1.6"

Warranty: 10 year materials & workmanship, 25 year power assurance                           

Features

- The inverter technology allows efficient use of green power and it comes with two outlets and USB port for charging USB powered devices.

- With enough sunlight, it can easily run a refrigerator, routers, TVs and other small home appliances. - -- The only trade-off with this unit is the lack of appropriate connectors and short wiring, requiring extension chords.

Kicker: Batteries are not included, which is expected, considering its premium price tag.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 3.7 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Customers are appreciative of the fact that the Grape Solar 400 Watt Solar Kit comes in sturdy packaging ensuring safe delivery.

 

 

4. Eco-Worthy 500 Watts Complete Solar Kit Off Grid with Charge Controller

 

Price:                                            $1,273

Power:                                          500W

Voltage:                                        12v to a max 18v

Weight                                          61lb

Dimensions:                                  39.3 x 26.2 x 1.38"

Warranty:  25year transferable power output warranty

 

Features

- The Echo-Worth 500 has a combiner box, wrong battery connection protection and lightning protection for added security and safe home use.              

Kicker: This solar kit doesn’t come with an inverter.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4.3 out of 5 from both experts and buyers.

Among the long list of other panels from this manufacturer, the Eco-Worthy 500 Watts Complete Solar Kit is one of the best and highly rated units.

Consumers are happy with the product’s ability to withstand weather issues.

Majority of concerns regard the flimsy and poorly made connectors.  

 

5. Eco-Worthy 900 Watt Solar Panel Off Grid Kit with Charge Controller

                          

Price:                                              $1,418

Power:                                         900W

Voltage:                                       12v to a max 18v

Weight:                                        37bs

Dimensions:                                  59.1 x 26.4 x 1.6"

Warranty: 25 year transferable power output warranty

 

Features

- Pre-installed diodes are waterproof IP-65 rated.

- The unit comes with a corrosion-resistant aluminum frame for added durability.

- The Eco-Worthy 900 Watt Solar Kit is a slow one but it uses solar supply efficiently that keeps power for longer periods of time.

- A few complaints regard the controller’s efficiency which lasts only for several months of use, when a replacement is needed.

Kicker: Modifications are needed if you want to secure the panel on a flat surface.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Almost all customers praise the unit’s battery quality.

 

 

6. Eco-Worthy 800 Watt Solar Panel Kit with Off Grid Inverter

 

Price:                                            $1,643

Power:                                          800W

Voltage:                                        12v to a max 18v

Weight:                                         24lb

Dimensions:                                  39.3 x 26.2 x 1.38"

Warranty:  25 year transferable power output warranty

 

Features

-  Made from silicon solar cells that can withstand heavy snow and strong winds.

-  Comes with an additional 5-year panel warranty which is a nice addition for peace of mind.  

Kicker: The item is on the heavy side and additional support to hold the assembly is required.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 3.5 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Consumers are praising the affordability and generous capacity of the Eco-Worthy.

According to the reviews, compared to other models, this particular unit is quite sturdy and doesn’t wobble.

Consumers are also praising the overall structural quality of the system which is critical for the durability and long-term usage of the unit.  

 

 

7. Go Power! Weekender SW Complete Solar and Inverter System

 

Price:                                           $1,643.99

Power:                                         160W

Voltage:                                       12v

Weight:                                        60lb

Dimensions:                                  64 x 31 x 18"

Warranty:               25 year solar panel warranty

 

Features

- Complete kit with inverter system technology.

- Capable of running basic home appliance without noise, fuel and costly maintenance.

- The setup was able to support microwave, small refrigerator and lighting appliances.

Kicker: For its price tag, others are offering a higher capacity with the same specifications.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4.4 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Of all products offered by this manufacturer, the Go Power! Weekender SW and Inverter System is the one with the highest rating received from most consumers.

Almost everyone loves the fact that it comes with everything you’ll need for convenient installation.

A few negative reviews mention unsatisfactory customer service and poor delivery packaging.  

 

 

8. WindyNation 400 Watt Solar Panel Kit with VertaMax Power Inverter

 

Price:                                            $1,809    

Power:                                          400W   

Voltage:                                        12lb

Weight:                                         411lb

Dimensions:                                  13.0 x 8.7 x 3"

Warranty:                 25 year solar panel warranty

 

Features

- Complete package with everything you need from connectors to mounting hardware.

- Comes with inverter function for more efficient use of captured energy.

- The advertised power and inverter can support basic home appliances such as refrigerator, microwave, lights, television and many more.

Kicker: Less familiar brand with a price tag comparable to other well-known manufacturers.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 3.9 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Most reviews are satisfied on how the WindyNation 400 Watt Solar Panel Kit performs.

Negative comments mostly revolve around lack of support from customer service.

 

 

9. Go Power! Solar Elite Complete Solar and Inverter System

 

Price:                                            $2,672

Power:                                          320W

Voltage:                                        12v      

Weight:                                         104lb

Dimensions:                                   64 x 30.7 x 20"

Warranty:                   25-year solar panel warranty

 

Features

- Large solar and inverter packed in one convenient system.

- Built-in fast battery charger and remote for reliable extended use.  

- The system works well and the controller/charger diverts power when needed.

- The unit is harder to install, compared to other items and requires professional assistance.

Kicker: Not customizable and the expansion kit is sold separately.

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 4 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

The major disadvantage lies in the added solar panel installation cost.

 

 

10. Go Power! Solar Extreme Complete Solar and Inverter System

 

Price:                                           $3,619

Power:                                         480W

Voltage:                                       12v

Weight:                                       180lb

Dimensions:                                 30 x 24 x 64

Warranty:                 25-year solar panel warranty

 

Features

- Unlike other units, the Go Power Extreme doesn’t generate much noise.

- Greater capacity than average, allowing usage of TV sets, AC and other appliances.

- Even thought the item provides double the capacity, it does so without ruining the fuse or overheating the inverter.

Kicker: Reliable system but is on the expensive side. 

 

Summary of Reviews

Average User & Expert Rating: An average 3.3 out of 5 from both experts and buyers

Customers love the fact that the Go Power System comes with a complete installation kit for stress-free and efficient use.

Negative comments are generally related to the unit’s price and unresponsive customer support.

 

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