Hybrid Energy Systems with Lithium Batteries in Off-Road Caravan

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Mar 4, 2014 3:25:00 PM

More than 10 years ago, portable generators introduced mobile power for off-road caravans. Overnight, this changed the comfort level with the ability to run air-conditioners in particular. Now there is an incredible step change again: 240V air-conditioners operated from lithium batteries.

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Topics: off-road caravan, lithium batteries, super thin solar panels, 12V airconditioning, light weight off-road caravans, flexible solar panels, hybrid energy

Over 800 Kimberley off-road caravans have been built!

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Nov 21, 2013 5:00:00 AM

Kimberley have built over 800 off-road caravans since 2006. You can have confidence when you buy a new Kimberley Karavan because you are buying a tried, tested and proven off-road caravan.

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, matching wheels & tyres, off-road caravan, lithium batteries, offroad caravan airconditioning, 12V airconditioning, air suspension, low height, camping movies, flexible solar panels, weberQ babyQ, BBQ, drawer fridge, 12V Membrane heating, air-conditioning, energy efficient

This owner loves his off-road caravan with lithium batteries

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Apr 24, 2013 6:00:00 AM

Meet Bart, he's owned 4x Kimberley Kamper off-road camping trailers since 1998 and currently owns a Kimberley Karavan X-Series. Watch this video to see him share his travel experiences and discuss why he upgraded to a Karavan off-road caravan from Kamper off-road camper trailer.

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Topics: off-road caravan, lithium batteries, super thin solar panels

Using a Freezer in an off road caravan or off road camper trailer

Posted by Bruce Loxton

Apr 19, 2013 4:32:00 PM

Virtually every home has quick access to a freezer. It is therefore easy to imagine the benefits of a scaled down freezer as part of your off road kit. When travelling off road, gas fridges (3-way) are not practical so you will be using some form of 12V compressor based refrigeration. 12V freezers can consume up to three times the amount of energy compared to a fridge. Freezer design and size will dictate both larger battery and solar capacities. This adds to both cost and weight. Is it worth it? 

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Topics: lithium batteries, off-road caravan kitchen, light weight off-road caravans, portable solar panels, freezer for off-road caravans, freezerfor off-road camper trailers

Thin Solar and Lithium Batteries save 75% Weight in Off Road Caravans

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Apr 4, 2013 10:10:00 AM

Kimberley Smart Weight saving is all about reducing weight on your off-road camper trailer, off-road caravan. You can achieve up to 287kgs weight savings using super thin solar panels and lithium batteries on the Kimberley Kruiser full size off road caravan. To learn more about Kimberley Smart Weight saving watch the short video below. Bruce Loxton, owner of Kimberley Group, takes you on a quick tour overview of the super thin solar panels and lithium batteries you can use to achieve significant weight savings.

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Topics: lightweight offroad caravans, off-road caravan, lithium batteries, off-road caravans, off-road camper trailers, flexible solar panels

What size batteries to carry with a lightweight off-road caravan

Posted by Cameron Johnston

Feb 28, 2013 11:07:00 AM

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Topics: lithium batteries, super thin solar

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