A backup generator is close to essential for home and property stand-alone solar. You can choose to down without but doing so may triple the cost of that system.
Generators for cabins and RVs vary hugely in noise level, peak and continuous output. Price and quality varies likewise. Here’s how and what to choose.
The main need for generators for cabins and RVs is to power compressor fridges, LED lights and charge small computers and mobile phones. Some also backup solar – ideally via associated batteries.