A solar panel battery charger is a wonderful device that use green energy and can save you money by using the sun to power devices.  With the proper controller, any solar panel can be made to charge a battery.  The secret is to identify a system that has everything you need and matches up with your battery application.  Fortunately, we’ve taken the time to do the research for you.




Hopefully you have taken a moment to read Solar Car Battery Chargers Best Buying Tips to help you sort out all the specification and features available in a solar panel battery charger.

Please take a moment to review this top 5 list:

Solar Panel Battery Charger Sunforce 50033

#5 – Sunforce 50033 15-Watt Solar Charging Kit

This is a high-quality solar charger/maintainer with three times the power of most smaller chargers.  Some of the Sunforce 50033 key features include:

  1. Amorphous solar charging kit provides up to 15 Watts of clean, free, renewable power
  2. Designed for cars, RVs, cabins, homes, boats, back-up and remote power use and more!
  3. Made of durable ABS plastic and amorphous solar cells
  4. Weatherproof, durable solar panels can withstand impacts from hailstones travelling 50 miles-per-hour;
  5. Amorphous solar panel works in all daylight conditions-even in the shade!
  6. Kit includes: one 15 Watt amorphous solar panel, a 7 Amp solar charge controller, 12 ft. of wire, CLA adapter and battery clamps for easy installation
  7. Be aware of the fact that the panel is larger than that of smaller chargers





#4 – Schumacher SP-200 2.4W Solar Panel Battery Charger Maintainer

The Schumacher SP-200 complete solar panel battery charger has a number of great features and specifications:

  1. Easy to use with minimal maintenance
  2. Provides 2.4 watts of power even in cloudy conditionsshumacher sp-200 2.4w solar charger
  3. Water resistant
  4. It is environmentally safe providing clean energy
  5. No electricity needed for operation
  6. Amorphous technology allows charging on cloudy days
  7. Rated for indoor and outdoor use
  8. Complete with battery clamps and 12 Volt plug
  9. 1 Year Warranty


#3 – Sunforce 50022 5-Watt Solar Battery Trickle Charger

Sunforce 50022 Solar Battery Charger



The Sunforce 50022 has a lot of great features including:

  1. Trickle charges and maintains 12 Volt batteries
  2. Designed for cars, RVs, tractors, ATVs, boats, etc.
  3. Made of durable ABS plastic
  4. Built-in blocking diode protects battery discharge at night
  5. Weatherproof with amorphous cells panel charges in all daylight conditions-even on cloudy days!
  6. Each panel includes 4 pre-cut holes for easy installation, as well as battery clamps, a CLA adapter, and 10 feet of cable


#2 – Battery Tender 021-1163 5W Solar Maintainer

The Battery Tender 021-1163 is a good quality, well-designed solar panel Battery Tender 021-1163 Solar Battery Chargerbattery charger maintainer. Some of its key features include:

  1. Built-in 3-step microcontroller for precise charging
  2. Waterproof and sparkproof for outdoor installations
  3. Easy, do-it-yourself installation
  4. Built-in temperature compensation sensor
  5. 12V nominal voltage 270 mAmps
  6. These solar panels are only ones with with built-in charge controller


#1 – NOCO BLSOLAR2 Battery Life+ Black 2.5W Solar Battery Charger and Maintainer

NOCO BLSOLAR2 Solar Battery ChargerThe NOCO BLSOLAR2 is an inexpensive, popular solar battery charger and maintainer.  Some of its key features include:

  1. Rated at 2.5 Watt (180 milliampere); for 12 Volt lead-acid batteries
  2. Waterproof; weather resistant solar charger for outdoor rated at IP65
  3. Ultra low profile thin film technology; works well in low-light, cloudy and overcast conditions
  4. Designed for safety; short circuit, open circuit, overheat and overcurrent protection
  5. Multiple battery chemistries; safely charges wet, Gel, MF and AGM batteries


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