There’s so much to love about this season — snow days, sledding on freshly fallen snow, cozy nights with hot chocolate. But winter weather is also unpredictable: You never know when a winter storm could make the roads treacherous or threaten your home’s power source. And anyone who’s been without power in subzero temperatures knows it’s not a circumstance they’d like to repeat. Enter EcoFlow’s line of portable power stations, here to help give you some peace of mind while the temperatures drop. Their line of power stations and smart energy solutions can stand up to whatever winter throws at you, from the good (like going off-the-grid to find the best powder on the slopes) to the bad (your power going out at the height of a storm). Read on for a range of portable power stations and accessories that can help you out this season.
When you need a charge on the go
If the recent snowstorm in Virginia — people trapped in their cars for 24 hours! — didn’t make you rethink what you keep in your car in the winter, now’s a good time to restock your trunk with winter essentials. The EcoFlow RIVER mini Portable Power Station is a power alternative for those types of emergencies. With a 210Wh capacity, it can keep you and your devices (up to six of them) charged. The RIVER mini’s battery can go from zero to 80-percent charged in an hour via an electrical outlet (or 3.5 hours from your car outlet). And since it’s portable (and already in your car), you also can use it for your outdoor winter adventures.
When you’re hosting a cold-weather dinner party
Nobody’s braver than the apartment-dweller who cooks for a group in a kitchen the size of a bathtub. If that hero is you, then you’re familiar with the electrical outlet dance in your one and only kitchen outlet: plugging and unplugging the blender, the mixer, the food processor, and the slow cooker — oh, wait, that actually can’t be unplugged when it’s (slowly) doing its job. Stop that game of musical outlets and try an EcoFlow DELTA mini. It’s a lightweight station that’s powerful enough to handle 12 devices at once and small enough to fit in your underwhelming cabinet space when it’s not in use.
When guests are visiting your cabin in the woods
If your preferred way to beat the droll days of winter is with your favorite people off-the-grid in a cabin as snow falls outside, then we don’t have to tell you how important it is to be prepared for, well, anything. But what exactly is “anything”? How about the power going out? Fortunately, you don’t need to spend tens of thousands of dollars on a generator to outage-proof your place. The EcoFlow DELTA Max provides essential backup at a fraction of the price. With up to 3400Wh capacity, it can supply an entire house with electricity, including major appliances like a refrigerator and washer/dryer, when the power is out.
When you’re fitting in ski runs between Zoom meetings
We’re not saying you should strap on your skis or snowboard in the middle of your work day, but … that’s the perk of working from anywhere, right? With the help of the EcoFlow DELTA Bundle with Two 110W Solar Panels, you can find the best powder and not worry about being disconnected or losing electricity. With the ability to power 13 devices at once, you can keep your laptops and phones powered up while you’re on the slopes, and because the station is waterproof, a little snow won’t hurt it. Thanks to the high-efficiency solar panels, the bundle can be fully recharged in 7 to 14 hours.
When you’re (safely) socializing outdoors
Whether you’re planning a backyard barbecue, a happy hour bonfire, or an après ski–inspired soirée, the hot toddies aren’t going to warm themselves. A power source like the EcoFlow DELTA can be a game-changer for cooking, setting the atmosphere with lights, and keeping the music going. With 1260Wh capacity, the DELTA can power up to 13 devices simultaneously and be fully charged in 1.6 hours or less via a wall outlet. That’s enough to power the party, letting you focus on the food, drink, and friends — and not your devices.
When you’re hit with that once-in-a-lifetime storm
Last year’s snowstorms in Texas proved two things to be true: one, that not even those residing in the South can escape winter weather, and two, that we’re all at risk of blackouts during major weather events. So it’s not a bad idea to invest in a power station for those chance cold fronts. Try the EcoFlow DELTA Max (1600) Bundle, which includes four 110W Solar Panels. With a capacity of 1612Wh and the ability to handle up to 3400W, it does the work of a generator for a lot less cost, helping major appliances like the refrigerator and dishwasher stay in action. There’s also speed to consider: The four 110W Solar Panels can fully charge the DELTA Max (1600) in 4.5 to 9 hours, depending on local weather conditions.
Better yet, you can prepare your home backup with the new EcoFlow Smart Home Ecosystem, a mobile power source along with a bevy of products and accessories to complement it. Start with the EcoFlow DELTA Pro and the DELTA Max Smart Battery; the expandable DELTA Pro can achieve up to a 25kWh capacity, enough to meet an average family’s emergency power usage for about one week. Add on the EcoFlow 400W Solar Panel and Solar Tracker (the first consumer-grade tracker to hit the market) to boost the DELTA Pro’s efficiency, or the Smart Home Generator for extended emergencies. And connect it all to the Smart Home Panel, the heart of the Smart Home Ecosystem: Integrate up to two DELTA Pro units with 10 home circuits, and the Smart Home Panel helps kickstart the alternate power source as soon as the electricity goes out.
Learn more about the EcoFlow Smart Home Ecosystem and the full suite of accessories to power it.
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