The consensus here at RPC is that gas cooking is still CURRENTLY the best way to go with off grid solar power systems.
Running a washing machine on a small off grid solar system is entire possible. There are a few things to consider though.
Anyone going off grid needs to consider their fridge.
Water-resistant LED floodlight (IP65) for solar battery systems - light up buildings, noticeboards, signs, gardens, entertainment areas, driveways ...
Advantages & disadvantages of the three main types of light bulbs: halogen, fluorescent (fluoro) and light emitting diode (LED).
In 2005 TVs were by far the biggest energy wasters in the average Aussie household. Simple measures to stop the drain.
Refrigeration can add a lot to your energy bill. Urban myths about power consumption of fridges and freezers, including that old beer fridge.
Television accounts for some 9.5% of the power used by the average Aussie home. The percentage is likely to be even higher for 'stand alone' home power systems.
Innovative Grundfos pump systems work great in remote areas where water is scarce and where there is no existing power supply.
In the production of LED Screens harmful chemicals like lead and mercury and other VOCs are left out of the process.
A chemical used to make LCD televisions and semiconductors could cause more global warming than coal-fired power plants.