Consol Solar Jar


The Consol Solar Jar™ is a solar-powered glass lantern with an integrated battery designed by Suntoy.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Consol Solar Jar™ is a battery-powered glass lantern charged by an integrated solar panel. It stores energy during the day and releases light at night. On a clear sunny day, a full charging offers up to 6 hours of light, and on an overcast day, it offers from 1 to 3 hours of runtime. It is a one-litre classic glass preserve jar, fully recyclable, portable with a carrying handle and watertight.

The Consol Solar Jar is manufactured by Suntoy in Johannesburg, South Africa and shipped worldwide by its resellers.



Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

The product is available for purchase online and it has resellers in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. 


Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

View the Worldwide Resellers list and contact details here.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Candles and kerosene lamps, MPOWERD Luci Original inflated solar lantern for 15 USD, and over 12 solar lanterns in the E4C Solutions Library.



SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

Rural electrification for off-grid households; also for: camping and outdoor activities, events and decoration, night-light and studying/reading/cooking light, path and passageways.

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