SUNRNR Portable Solar Generator Shines at Construction Site

Alternative Energy, Inc. decided to test a SUNRNR portable generator to power a contractor's tools while doing a complete deck restoration. Read on to see how the generator fared!

We decided to put a SUNRNR generator to the test and do a complete deck restoration with a SUN 110. Not only was the SUN 110 generator up to the task...it excelled!


Portable solar generators have the power to replace gasoline generators on job sites - with no noise, no fuel and no fumes!

CRI Improvements of Chester County, PA completed a deck restoration with 100% solar power. A SUN 110 generator from Alternative Energy, Inc. provided power for three days for the following equipment:

AC Power Tools:

15 amp circular saw
9 amp hammer drill
15 amp reciprocating saw
15 amp table saw
15 amp sliding compound miter
10 amp compressor with air impact and nail gun

Battery-Powered Tools:

drill drive
circular saw
impact driver
jig saw
(2) 18V chargers – cycling (3) 18V batteries
(1) 24V charger and battery

Electronics / Communications

Charging for iPad, iPod, and iPhone
Radio and amplified speakers

Keep reading at Alternative Energy, Inc.'s website (listed above).

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