Updated: Sep 23
The high wattage of portable solar panels means a long backup time and a hassle-free road trip/camping. A high-wattage portable solar panel can charge small portable power stations [A.K.A solar generator] multiple times or a large-size solar generator within a sunshine time.
Investing in a high-wattage solar panel is also more profitable as compared to investing in multiple small-size solar panels. A low-wattage foldable portable solar panel may cost you $2.9 to $3 per Watt, whereas high-wattage solar panel will cost you between $2.4 to $2.9 per watt.
Here is the list of the 4 Highest wattage portable solar panels, you can BUY today.
#1 ECO FLOW 400W, Highest Capacity
With a rated power of 400 Watt, ECO FLOW is the highest wattage portable solar panel available in the market. It comes with a protective case, that can turn into a stand that adjusts from 40 degrees to 90 degrees. It is made of Monocrystalline silicon and has an Efficiency of 22.4%
Weight & Dimension: It weighted approx. 35.3lbs (16 kg) and with its kickstand case, it will be heavier as much as a 6-year-old kid, that is 41.9lbs (19kg). And the folded height of ECO FLOW 400W is almost equal to that of a 4-year-old kid. So, carrying it will be like hanging a 4 year on your shoulder with the weight of 6 year old.
Due to the large size and weight of the ECOFLOW 400W PV panel, the END Panels flop to the side. And flow in design, doesn't make it our favourite.
Water Proof: It has an ingress protection class of IP68, which means it is rated for submersion at different depths. Hence it is completely waterproof and works in all kinds of weather, suitable for both camping and rooftop use.
Universal Compatible: It comes with MC4 connectors, which are universally used for all types of solar panels. It can connect with any make of portable solar generator, grid-tie inverter, or off-grid inverter.
Price: It will cost you $1,199 [that is 2.99$ per wattage] with a warranty of 12 months. However, if it is your first purchase from the ECO FLOW online store you will get 50$ off.
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#2 BLUETTI 350W: Editor’s Choice
With a wattage rating of 350 Watt, the BLUETTI 350W portable and foldable solar panel are the second-highest-rated portable solar panel available on the market. It is built with a 350-watt monocrystalline solar panel with an efficiency of 23.4%. It comes with 4 fixed stands, one for each section of the panel, which gives it a more stable structure and ensures direct sunlight onto the panel.
Weight & Dimension: It's heavier as much a 3-year-old kid, that is 30.61lbs (13.9 kg) And its height is equivalent to a 3-years-old too. Its folded size is 35.6*24.1*2.5 inches.
Dust and Splash-Proof: With the ingress protection class of IP65, it is well protected from dust and water splashing. And that means you can't put it in rain or soak it in water.
Universal Compatible: It also comes with MC4 connectors, which are universally used for all types of solar panels. That makes it compatible with any make of portable solar generator, grid-tie inverter, and off-grid inverter.
Price: It will cost you $849 [that is 2.4$ per Wattage] with a warranty of 2 years, and if you are reading this blog during any holidays seasons, then you will get a great discount too.
#3 Ranger 300 BC:
It is GOAL ZERO make Portable Solar Panel with a wattage rating of 300 Watt. It also has four panels hinged together, totalling 300 Watts.
Dust and Splash-Proof: It also has an ingress protection class of IP65, which means it is well protected from dust and water splashing. But you can't put it under rain or soak it in water.
Weight & Dimension: Despite its lower capacity still it is heavier than both 450W Ecoflow and 350W Bluetti portable solar panels this is due to the metallic stands it has. Its weight is 39lbs (17.7 kg). However, its flooded dimension is smaller than both ECO FLOW 450 and BLUETTI 350W, which is 30.6*26.3*3.8 inches.
Connector: One drawback of Ranger 300W BC is that it comes with an HPP contractor and if have other than GOAL Zero make Solar Generator/off-grid inverter then you will need MC4 to HPP Adapter to operate this solar panel.
Price: It will cost you $799.95 [that is 2.66$ per Wattage] with a warranty of 2 years.
#4 ECO FLOW 220W, Best under 550$.
Under 550$, ECO FLOW 220W is the only Bifacial foldable, portable solar panel available on the market. Bifocal means, it can be charged from both sides.
In Simple words: If you put its front side in sunlight then its back will also produce power from the ground reflection. It can give up to 15% more power with respect to the type of surface. And if you can stand it over a mirror-like reflecting surface it can give up to 25% more power.
It is built with a 220-watt monocrystalline solar panel with an efficiency of 22-23%.
Weight & Dimension: It weighted approx. 30.9lbs (14 kg) with its kickstand case and 20lbs (9.5kg) without its kickstand. Its folded dimension is 32.3*72*1.0 inches (82*183*2.5 cm)
Water Proof: It also has an ingress protection class of IP68, which means it is rated for submersion at different depths.
Universal Compatible: It also comes with MC4 connectors, which are universally used for all types of solar panels. Hence it can also be connected with any make of portable solar generator, grid-tie inverter and off-grid inverter.
Price: It will cost you $549 [that is 2.49$ per wattage] with a warranty of 12 months. Also, if it is your first purchase from the ECO FLOW online store you will get 50$ off.
ECO Flow 400W Vs Bluetti PV350 Vs Ranger 300W BC Vs ECO Flow 220W Portable Solar panels.
ECO Flow 400W
Ranger 300W BC
ECO Flow 220W