d.light S250 is a dual purpose solar light and solar mobile charger. The d.light S250’s bright white light illuminates a room similarly to a 3 to 5 Watt CFL lamp, and is up to 50% more energy efficient. It provides 10 times more light than a kerosene lantern. d.light S250 also charges the most popular mobile phones on the market. It keeps personal mobile phones fully charged even when AC power is unavailable or inconvenient.
Warranty, Return and Refund policies depend on the country where the equipment will be delivered, and on the degree of coordination we will be able to set up with local organizations/distributors.
d.light was the winner of the Zayed Future Energy Prize 2013, the world’s largest annual award in the renewable and sustainable energy sector. d.light was selected in the small and medium size enterprise category.
- Light and Mobile charging in 1 device
- 6 connectors for different phones included
- Four brightness settings (Bed-Low-Medium-High)
- High efficiency polycrystalline solar panel
- Weather resistant solar panel
- Solar LED charge indicator showing the level of battery charge
- Robust circuitry for long-life performance
- Deep discharge and overcharge protection to preserve battery life
- No installation required
- Easy to replace, high-performance NI-Mh battery
Hours of Light (after 1 full day of charge)
- 4 hours with HIGH setting (for studying/precision work)
- 6 hours of light with MEDIUM setting (for cooking)
- 12 hours of light with LOW setting (socializing)
- 100 hours of light with BED setting (resting/sleeping)
Battery will need to be replaced, typically after one to two years.
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Kopernik in action:
13 January 2014
Kopernik in action:
06 January 2014
I recently arrived in the Philippines to support two of Kopernik’s ongoing solar light projects here. In an unexpected turn, I will also be exploring what solar lights mean for the emergency relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. I am based in San Mariano, Roxas, Oriental Mindoro, which was spared from much of the damage, but surrounding communities to the north were not as lucky. They are currently still without electricity and clean water.