Power Outage Solutions: Cook, Refrigerate, and Keep The Lights On

February 19, 2021 3 min read

Power Outage Solutions: Cook, Refrigerate, and Keep The Lights On

Millions of Americans in storm-ravaged states lost their power and water in the Arctic outbreak of February, 2021. The extreme cold in Texas caused pipes to crack, water treatment plants to go offline, and the energy grid to fail in large portions of the state. Over 14 million in 160 Texas counties were affected.

GoSun has been designing products for years to help you weather any storm when the grid lets you down. We have solar cookers to make enough food to feed a family, a solar fridge to keep food from spoiling, solar lights to keep your home illuminated, and solar panels to provide unlimited electricity.

We'll get into all those products in detail in this post, but to help those who are affected, GoSun is currently offering free 3 day expedited shipping to Texas and discounts off all our products. 

Click here to see our storewide sale.

Keep Your Food From Spoiling with the Chill

 

The GoSun Chill is solar cooler that can be powered by solar panels (see below), giving you a grid-free, portable, zero-carbon way to chill your food.

The Chill is powered by a portable lithium battery pack. The large 150 watt-hours solar power pack can also power laptops, cell phones, and many other portable accessories, making it the perfect outdoor product to be prepared for a power outage or emergency. The detachable power bank packs enough juice to charge your phone 20 times over.

Shop GoSun Chill ➞

Keep the Lights on With Our Solar Lights

GoSun offers many different lighting systems, from flashlights to complete cabin lights (check them all out here).

To get started, we recommend the Solar Lamp 50. This portable solar light gets its name from its 50 lumen of light. For a softer setting, you can adjust it to 20 lumens of light, which lasts for up to six hours.

This light works indoors to nicely light up your room. The Solar Lamp 50 weighs only 6 ounces, making it fully portable. And it'll work as long as the power is down because it only requires one full day of sunshine to completely recharge the battery.

Shop Solar Lamp 50➞

 

Cook Your Food With Our Solar Cookers

GoSun has always focused on solar powered food prep, and we have a lineup of cookers to meet your cooking needs, whether you are only feeding yourself or a large family. The GoSun Sport, for example, offers performance in low light, speed, and flexibility.

The Sport has the ability to bake, roast steam or fry a meal in as little as 20 minutes in full Sun and pack up into a 7.5lb package to be taken on the go.

For versatility, you can't beat the Fusion. Its hybrid solar/electric technology enables cooking anywhere, anytime thanks to the oven's vacuum tube, known for its advanced thermal performance. Five times more efficient than a normal oven cook meals with the energy needed to power a lightbulb.

Shop GoSun's Solar Cookers ➞

 

Charge Your Devices With Our Solar Panels

 

Charging your USB devices is critical in a blackout. Cellular networks typically work when other parts of the grid don't so keeping your phone charged is a must. But most of us have many other USB devices at our disposal.

The GoSun Solar Panel 10 is a solar charger that easily folds up and produces an incredible amount of electricity to charge all your USB devices. It can charge up your phone with its built-in USB port at least as fast at your plug-in outlet.

Shop GoSun's Solar Panel 10

If you want to be able to generate far more electricity. We recommend our Solar Table 60. Designed to charge the PowerBank, the SolarTable 60 is our fastest, most powerful solar charger. With it, you can use the sun to charge laptops, tablets, cameras, phones, and lights – or even power the Chill and Fusion at night. With a 60W collapsible solar table, you have a tempered glass table surface and shade to cover the Chill.

 

 

By keeping your appliances in the shade, this solar generator lasts longer and provides power that goes practically all day.

Shop Solar Table 60 ➞

Purify Your Water With the Flow

The Flow is the world's first portable solar-powered purifier that produces enough clean water to wash dishes or even take a shower. Really, it's an entire kitchen sink that can fit into a backpack, so you're able to sanitize while away from home.

Taking a hot shower during a black is very difficult without a ton of gear and patience so we combined the Flow with our hybrid solar and electric stove, making a solar shower that works in minutes.


Shop GoSun Flow ➞

 

Want to see this portable water purifier in action? Here's a video.

 

 

 



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