Outdoor Portable Power Buying Guide

Outdoor Portable Power Buying Guide

Portable Power Stations, Solar Panels & Accessories

If you are looking for a portable power station and solar panels for your next outdoor adventure or for a backup power supply for your home or business our Outdoor Portable Power Buying Guide provides plenty of useful information to help you on your journey to choosing the best ‘on the go’ power station for you.

Q1 - What is a Jackery Portable Power Station?


As the names suggests, a portable power station is a power supply that can be picked up and taken anywhere!

It is a large rechargeable battery-powered inverter generator, that is built with different outlets and charging ports allowing you to power and re-charge appliances, mobile phones and more, wherever you are.

Built with an ergonomic handle, they're easy to carry to any place you need power. Even in remote areas with no electricity, you can enjoy power with a portable power station (charged of course) by you side! 

Q2 - How do you charge an on-the-go, portable power station?

Generally, these are four charging methods available on portable power stations;
  • Using Solar Panel
  • Using Wall Outlet
  • Via Car Charger
  • Via Gas Generator

Q3 - What is a solar generator?


Solar Generators are complete solar power systems that combine a portable power station and solar panel. The solar panel absorbs solar energy from the sun and converts it to electricity while the power station, essentially a large battery pack, stores the energy.

Solar generators offer an environmentally friendly way of producing electricity as they do not release harmful gases like oil and fuel generators.

Portable Power Stations


Portable Power Stations are ideal for camping, caravans, off grid living and emergency electricity backup for the home.

Featuring AC outlets, DC carports and USB charging ports and ranging from 240W up to 2000W, you can power up to 99% of appliances! These include electric grills, kettles, microwaves and more. With a portable power station you can enjoy home comforts when out on your adventures, just be mindful that output and what your device can power, varies dependent on the model you choose!

Before you start to look at which power station is suitable for you, consider these questions:

What scenario do you plan to use your portable power station? Will it be used outdoor; camping RV life, bar/movie area at home or off grid living? Do you plan to use it in your home; emergency backup, DIY projects or remote office?

Once you have an idea on how you plan to use it, you can then consider what electrical items you wish to power and for how long. This will help you determine which on-the-go power station is best for your requirements.

Solar Panels


If you’re on the look out for solar panels to generate electricity for your portable power station whilst on the go, lightweight and compact solar panels are a must! Portable panels are often foldable and quick to set up, plus they’re easy to transport making them an ideal choice for camping, RV trips and outdoor living.

Solar panels absorb energy from the sun and convert sunlight to energy very quickly. They’re very reliable and unlike traditional generators, solar panels don’t emit harmful fumes making them an eco-friendly choice.

Solar Generators


If you need a reliable green energy solution our Jackery Solar Power Generators are a great choice. This solar power system combines solar panels with an on-the-go power station; everything you need to enjoy electrical power on your outdoor adventures!

These all in one solar power systems are easy to install, and operate quietly. It’s worth checking the dB level of a generator, no one wants generator noise overpowering the conversation or peaceful moment!

Shop With Confidence At Appliance House


We always strive to deliver the best possible service to all our customers. Should you require extra help or advice, please email us, or call us on 0330 002 0229. You can contact us on live chat too.

Our team at Appliance House have been delivering excellent service for decades and we are proud to have received thousands of 5 star ratings on Trust Pilot from many of our happy customers.

We also offer various deals on our Jackery outdoor portable power units and accessories. See below for more ways to save with Appliance House;

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