Our fully-electric campervan has three big solar panels on the roof to sustainably power our household. But can solar also power the traction battery of an electric van for off-grid road trips? In this not-too-technical article, we dive into the future of electric vanlife and how viable e-campers powered by solar panels actually are.
We’re the proud owners of a Fiat E-Ducato that we’re converting to a fully electric campervan. On this page, you’ll find stories about our EV, regular van build updates and all our ups and downs as new electric vanlifers.
When we returned to the Netherlands after our most recent road trip to the south of Europe in our electric campervan, we realised we’ve road tripped through 14 countries in our Fiat E-Ducato already! In the past year on the road, we’ve gotten to know EVanlife inside and out. Here are the top 5 invaluable lessons we learned.
Because we wanted our campervan to be fully electric, we chose to install an induction cooktop and an electric convection heater. Here’s how we did it and what our experiences cooking and heating electrically have been like so far.