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High Pressure Sales Tactics. Overpriced Equipment. Shady Contracts. Terrible Financing Terms.

For years now, big solar companies and local installation services have been charging outrageous amounts of money for extremely basic solar power systems. 

(That don’t even include batteries! More on that later)

Keeping you 100% tied to our archaic electric grid that goes down more often than ever before. Leaving you reliant on big power corporations to keep your lights on, your food cold and your family alive.

But as bad as our grid has been the last few years...


The fact is, power outages are now more common than ever before and monthly electricity rates continue to increase.

Let's face it - No one is working to lower our energy prices.

There is no safety net. The electrical grid we rely on today is 100's of years old and failing more than ever before.

Whether it’s a rain storm, criminals shooting out a sub-station or the threat of a cyber attack, it's clear we're in the midst of an energy crisis in America.

On top of that, we have more climate change threats from things like floods, earthquakes, and wildfires to the threat of crime, EMPs, civil unrest, a divided nation, cyber and terror attacks…

The point is - there are more threats to our electrical grid today than ever in our lifetime, and the need to secure some form of energy independence has never been greater.

Which begs the question…


If there’s anything we’ve learned after years in the solar energy space, selling over 30,000 solar + storage power systems...

It’s that we all go through the same struggles when it comes to trying to buy and install a solar power system.

We see it all the time in the comments section, folks say things like:

“If you ever thought about solar, now is the time and Shop Solar Kits is the way to go. The DIY Solar Essentials was a no-brainer and well worth the price - so much easier than piecing together information from YouTube videos.”

Ron R.


“Was just as advertised and worth every dime. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in solar and setting up a solar power system. With the help of SSK, we just bought our first solar kit and are very much looking forward to completing the installation at our home.”

Susan S.


“I’m new to solar but Shop Solar Kits provided me with a very good foundation for designing my off grid solar system. I feel more confident in purchasing and operating a solar system based on my individual power needs. Max’s clear and concise explanations have made this endeavour much less intimidating.“

Brent T.


If any of these sound familiar,

Trust me, you're not alone!

Here’s the problem…

It sickens us how often we see outrageous quotes from big solar companies that are just straight up ripping people off and charging massively over-priced rates for solar panels and equipment you can buy yourself for WAY less.

Causing a lot of folks to feel paralyzed and annoyed, thinking “solar is a scam!"

Which leads us to...


1. They have no clue what type of system they need.

It's mind blowing how many people call us on a daily basis asking why they have no power when the grid goes down "because they just installed a $70,000 solar system in their house"...

This just makes us sad. The salesperson didn't even bother to educate the customer on what type of system they were getting.

Money hungry sales people looking to make their comission and land the job. Zero regard for the customers needs and budget.

If you learn anything from reading this, know that: Without a battery (or two) on your system, you are no different then the house next door without solar panels when the power goes out. You are simply off-setting some of your utility bill (usually not much by the time you factor in interest) and helping the big corporations make $$ when you put just solar panels on your roof without a battery.

2. They don't think they can install it themselves.

Ah yes! The classic solar installer who thinks they're the all mighty arbirtor to all solar power knowledge ever created. 

What if we told you installing a solar power system yourself is NOT rocket science. And that 70% of it is basic handyman work (mounting solar panels, mounting the inverter, running conduit, nothing dangerous about any of this). 

Installing a solar power system doesn't have to be a 30-year comittment, on top of the future reliance on fly by night solar installers who are no where to be found in a year when you need some service.

Plus, if you're NOT handy at all, not to worry. Have you ever done some projects around these house? Or hired a contractor to build a deck or finish some home renovations? 

Then you can absolutely be your own general contractor when it comes to securing your energy independce with a complete solar power system. 

*We always highly recommend hiring a professional, licensed electrician to complete all wiring and final connections.*

3. They don't take time to research and learn.

Wether it's a door to door sales person or the neighbor next door telling you how great of an investment solar panels are, it's appalling how quickly people jump into such a long term comittment.

They never take the time (we're talking a few hours) to learn that there's often better, smarter and more affordable ways of accomplishing their goals.

Here’s the truth: If you want to save thousands of dollars when going solar...

You need to cut out the middlemen and the sales people and buy all of the equipment yourself. 

The good news is…


After seeing the same questions pop up again and again, as well as getting countless comments on social media asking for help…

We've decided to create a comprehensive online course breaking down everything we've learned over the last several years selling solar + storage power systems.

With a clear, easy to follow roadmap walking you step by step through sizing, buying, setting up and maintaining a complete solar + storage power system.

Giving you everything you need to:


Knowing how this systems work, what they require and how to properly size one for your needs - Stacking the cards of success in your favor


Knowing exactly what type of system you need to buy, with the right size solar panels and battery all in the right affordability range - All from the comfort of your own home


And you’ll know how to go about installting and setting up a system either on your own, or be armed with all of the knowledge needed to hire and manage your own contractor - Saving you thousands!

It’s at this level of understanding where you truly feel empowered to save thousands of dollars and to take back your energy freedom.

It's a milestone well worth achieving...

Who Are You?
AKA Solar + Storage Experts

We've been involved with solar + storage systems for several years and have sold thoudands of solar system packages over the internet, to end users like yourself.

Throughout the last several years we've been blessed to have over 30,000 customer's buy from us... 

Which has given us a unique view into how challenging it can be to purchase your own solar power system.

And what we've learned after helping so many people, is that the only way to truly save thousands of dollars (without wasting lots of time and money)…

Is by following a step by step, well designed roadmap that walks you through the most important stages of going solar.

Which is why, after many years of work, we're incredibly excited to introduce you to…


The Most Comprehensive Solar Power Training Online Specifically
Designed To Help Homeowner's Save Thousands of Their Hard Earned Dollars.
With 7+ video trainings housed inside a private members area, teaching you step by step how to size, setup and maintain your own solar power system.

Holding your hand every step of the way, as we move from understand solar + storage with the "bathtub & bank account analogies", to a 10-minute whiteboard session - where we breakdown every equation you need to understand.

Bringing it all together so that you're ready to buy your own complete solar power system. And that builds your electrical and solar knowledge foundation so that you can confidently take the next steps in your energy freedom journey!

And what sets this course apart from every other resource out there, is it isn’t just some data dump about amps, volts, watts, series, parallel...

Instead, it’s customized specifically to the journey thousands of people just like yourself have already been on, and includes checklists, equations, worksheets and guides for you to follow along as we help you take back your energy freedom.


If you feel overwhelmed and stuck when it comes to understanding solar + storage and what you need out of a solar kit. You’re tired of doing your own research, and want to skip the YouTube videos, technical jargon and talking to condescending salespeople.

You want to invest in solar, but currently lack the confidence you need to spend your hard earned money on the right equipment for your individual power needs and unique circumstances.

You want to gain power independence by learning how to design, set up and maintain your very own solar system for off-grid living, emergency backup power, or mobile living in less than an hour.

So if you’re ready to get started – Then click the big red button below and join us inside The Solar Roadmap today!



Introduction: Understanding the Basics

First we’ll go through a quick overview of the course, and then jump right in to “The Roadmap”. 

In the first module, we set the stage for the rest of the Essentials. You’ll learn how to go through the content, so that you can get the most out of it and shortcut your learning time.

The goal is to take you from zero to hero in 60-minutes or less - So rest assured, you will NOT be bored by the history of electricity - We only focus on the essentials in here.
Step 1: Solar + Storage Analogies

To start - we simplify things by explaining two analogies born out of thousands of phone calls with customers trying to help them understand how solar + storage works.

These analogies (Bathtub & Bank Account) help to answer questions like, do I need a battery bank? Why do I need one? Can I add one later?

Just these 2 analogies alone have saved past customers hours and weeks of research and head scratching.

Here's some more of what you'll learn:

Foundational Analogies
Just because something bad CAN happen, doesn’t mean it WILL – Which leads to a lot of folks feeling overwhelmed, trying to prep for every scenario! I’ll share the most urgent threats based on your location

Define Your Goals
If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time! Which is why, once you know your risks, we’ll create clear definable goals for your survival, with a timeline for how long it’ll take to get there based on your budget

System Sizing Equations
You might have the dream of someday owning your own bugout van or homestead, but don’t let that hold you back from getting started! I’ll show you what you need NOW to survive whether you’re bugging IN or OUT

Installation & Setup Tips
To give you even more clarity around what you’ll need, I’ll show you examples of how I’m preparing for the survival of my family – Walking you through each stage I went through as I prepared for longer time horizons

System Buying Checklist
Do I prep for the collapse of society or wildfires because I live in fire country? I’ll help you prioritize based on your living environment, financial situation, physical fitness, and how long you’ll need to survive
We’ll finish with some examples and exercises to get you thinking about how the thousands of others before you
have thought about and used solar power to take back their energy freedom.

So that you’re ready to dive right into…
The 40-Page Project Planning Guide

Now we’re really prepping!

The 3 month mark is really where you start moving beyond the basics of how much you can store, and start building out systems that can scale for years of survival.

Here's some of what you'll learn:

Storage Strategy:
Ever buy something twice because you didn’t realize the same thing was stored away in another bin? I’ll show you my long term storage strategy that will help you prepare efficiently as you build your supplies

Clear Communication:
Ham radios, satellite phones, 2 way radios, cell phones – We’ll cover it all and I’ll share what’s best when communication lines go down

Professional Preservation:
One of the easiest ways to save money is preserving your own foods – I’ll show you how to freeze dry, dehydrate, and can foods, and which are best to skip preserving and buy from the store

Safety Concerns:
Firearm training, bulletproof vests, house alarms, and on and on! The longer the timeline, the more likely civil unrest builds – I’ll show you how to prepare and stay safe

Scaling Water Reserves:
Once you start pushing to longer time horizons, it becomes almost impossible to save enough water – I’ll show you the best long term techniques for continually adding to your water reserves

Plan B:
If your stores run low, or your house is destroyed, it’s always good to have a backup plan! I’ll show you what you need to build a bug out vehicle, bug out location, and separate stores of supplies so you have multiple backup plans

Friend vs. Foe:
No matter how self reliant you become, at some point you’ll need the support of your community – I’ll share my 10 point checklist for “befriending” neighbors so they’re on your side

Survival Skills:
Starting a fire from scratch, physical fitness, CPR and even gardening – The more skills you can develop, the more unique situations you’ll be able to handle! I’ll help you prioritize which ones matter most in times of need
I can’t tell you how much more peace of mind you’ll feel,
when you know you can survive for 90 days on your own.

You’ll have significantly stacked the odds of your survival and
be ready to bring it all together in the…


To make this course as comprehensive as possible, we're also including these special limited time bonuses, yours free when you join today!

The “40-Page Project Planning Guide” ($50 Value)

Figuring out how to size the perfect solar power system for your needs can actually be super frustrating. On top of that, most people who understand this type of stuff love using big fancy words and seem to want to make you feel even dumber than you already do. At least, that was my experience early on. 

After speaking with thousands of customers and selling over 30,000 solar kits, it made sense to create a simple handbook, taking everything we've learned about sizing off-grid solar power systems over the past half-decade and helping you do it yourself. 

You can quickly sum up solar + storage into a handful of math equations and the understanding of a few basic principles.

But the only way to get this FREE is by joining The Solar Roadmap during this special time!

Custom Solar System Schematic & Wiring Diagram ($197 Value)

When you join today, you’ll also gain access to some of our custom solar schematics and wiring diagrams.

These are essential for "studying" and understanding so that you can successfully execute being your own general contractor.

The Long-Term Food Storage Recipe & Cooking Guide is yours FREE when you join The Prepper’s Roadmap during this special launch!

Load Calculation Worksheet ($70 Value)

A common mistake people make is to think of solar as a standardized commodity, like a car or a TV. When it comes to solar, there is no one-size-fits-all. The best type and size of the system depends on several factors, bringing us to the creation of our load calculation worksheet, which helps you get a clearer idea of what your solar system should look like.

We could easily sell this as a stand-alone product for $70+, but when you join The Solar Roadmap today, you’ll get this + more worksheets free!

The Prepper’s Roadmap Program – Lifetime Access ($499 Value)

Bonus #1 – The 40-Page Project Planner ($50 Value)

Bonus #2 – Custom Solar System Schematics ($197 Value)

Bonus #3 – Load Calculation Worksheets ($70 Value)

Total Value: $816
You Get It All Today For:


(Can be applied as a credit towards future orders)

110% Satisfaction Guaranteed. 


I strongly believe The Prepper’s Roadmap is the most structured and comprehensive prepping course online.

And when you add the assessments, flow charts, Checklist Binder, and Long Term Storage Recipe and Cooking guides…

You literally have everything you need to become fully self-sufficient and stacking the odds of survival in your favor.

On top of that, I believe in this course so much, I’m also including a no questions asked…


This gives you a full month to try out the course, apply what you learn

And if you don’t see a tangible difference in your prepping supplies, if you don’t have a new-found confidence in the long term survival of yourself and your family…

Heck, if after 30 days, you don’t feel a sense of peace of mind when you hear about the next “disaster scenario” on the news, I’ll send you 100% of your money back!

No questions asked, no hoops to jump through.

Just make an honest attempt at applying what you learn in this course, and I will literally guarantee your success. (And how secure you’ll feel about the future!)
With our 100% money-back guarantee, you literally have no risk!

So click the big red button below to join me inside! Financing options available at checkout!

You’ll instantly be redirected to the checkout page, where you can enter your credit card details with 100% secured 32-bit encryption.

Followed by immediate access to the Private Members area, where you can start watching the intro video right away!


Gone are the days of relying on crumbling government agencies that won’t have your back when you need them the most…

Gone are the days of staying up late at night, worrying about the safety of your family…

And gone are the days of searching through social media and YouTube, hoping to “go it alone” and piece together what you need to be prepared!


  1. Q: I have no knowledge or experience with solar, is the DIY Solar Essentials for me?
    Yes! The DIY Solar Essentials is specifically designed for beginners. By taking it, you’ll gain a solid foundation of solar knowledge, along with all of the important information you need to know in order to size, set up and maintain your own off-grid solar system.
  2. Q: I understand solar, do I need to take the DIY Solar Essentials?
    If you’ve been in the solar space for a while, this short program will help you connect the dots between all of the conflicting information out there, and put it into a framework that’s easy to follow to achieve your power independence goals.
  3. Q: How long do I have access to the DIY Solar Essentials?
    You have lifetime access!
  4. Q: Do you make updates to the content?
    Yes, we make regular updates to the content as technology advances. Consider it as a never-ending source of information.
  5. Q: Do you have a money back guarantee?
    Yes. There is a 30 day money-back guarantee when you purchase the DIY Solar Essentials
  6. Q: How does the discount code work?
    When you purchase the DIY Solar Essentials, you will receive an exclusive discount code for the full price of the product that you can use when purchasing a solar kit from
  7. Q: I have more questions about the program and would like to speak to someone. Can I email you?
    Yes you can, we’d love to hear from you. Please email us at and our team will respond to you within 24 hours if your request between Monday and Friday
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