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The Pros and Cons of a Solar Battery Charger

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The 21st century is the age of energy conservation. It's a new world of electric cars and lowering carbon foot prints. The beauty of the solar battery charger is that it falls in the natural energy conservation category. By placing it in your car's window, you are saving money and energy simply by using the sun. However, like most things in life, not every product is perfectly matched with each and every customer. Read below to see if solar battery chargers are best for you.

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  • Utilizes renewable energy
  • Environmentally friendly and safe
  • Flexibility of placing it wherever you need to
  • Best in the sun, but can work in cloudy conditions

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  • Bulky design
  • Power depends on the variability of sunlight
  • Less efficient than regular AC chargers
  • Relatively expensive

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Sunforce 1.8 Watt Solar
Battery Maintainer

Using the power of the sun, the portable Sunforce 1.8 Watt Solar Battery Maintainer offers an ideal way to maintain the
12V batteries of automobiles, boats tractors and more.
  • For indoor use only - use inside the dash of a vehicle or by a window as it is not waterproof
  • Plugs into cigarette lighter with included battery clamps
  • Mounts on windshield with included suction cups
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Sunforce 5 Watt Solar
Battery Trickle Charger

This trickle charger offers an ideal way to maintain and charge 12V batteries for your car, boat, RV, electric fence, deer feeder and more.
  • Charges 12v batteries with the power of the sun
  • Features sturdy and durable aluminum frame and amorphous solar cells
  • Completely weatherproof for added durability
  • Built-in overcharge and discharge protection
Installing solar batteries is easy and maintenance free. For more information, visit your local Pep Boys to learn more. Are you looking to go green in more ways than one? Check out our Driving Green Guide to learn more about going green.