Powering a coffee cart

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Powering a coffee cart

Postby Wayneb » Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:26 pm

Hi guys new to the forum and sorry if this seems like a dumb question
My wife has a coffee cart that either has to be powered by 240volt power or a large noisy generator.
Is it in anyway possible to power it by solar panels and batteries?
It is only the coffee machine we need to power everything else is powered by 12 volt.
Coffee machine is 3700w and not sure what the grinder is.
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Re: Powering a coffee cart

Postby davidg » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:45 am

The grinder is not really an issue, only used for limited short times however the coffee machine is, it is high current device that will want a fair amount of power a lot of the time.

Consider a quality Inverter generator as an option, with good silencing. The area of PV required will not be viable for a mobile setup like yours, unfortunately.

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