d.Light D180

d.Light Design

d.Light D180 is a plug and play solar home system with Pay-As-You-Go functionality that includes a solar panel, three lights each with a switch, a battery pack with mobile charging, a portable torch and an FM radio.

  • Demonstration of the d.Light D180 Solar Home System
Product description Brand name and product description

The d.Light D180 is a Solar Home System that provides home lighting and charging capabilities through an energy system composed of a solar panel, a lithium iron phosphate battery, two LED bulbs, and a tube light each with wall switches, a portable torch, and an FM radio. The device comes with USB output for the universal charging of mobile phones and other electronic devices. Designed and manufactured by d.Light, and with a plug-and-play installation, it has Pay-As-You-Go functionality and the battery pack has an LCD screen to indicate the state of charge.

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

d.Light markets its products through the organization’s four hubs in Africa, China, South Asia, and the United States to consumers in over 65 countries.

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

The product is sold by online retailers and locally through d.Light’s 25,000 retail outlets across 70 countries worldwide.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.

151.71 USD (560,000 UGX)Converted on July 13th 2020

Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

The product competes with kerosene lamps and solar lanterns for household and business lighting, though these typically cannot provide charging capabilities.

The primary competitors for this product are other solar home systems such as the Barefoot Connect 620 from Barefoot Power, the Azuri 15W Quad 600 Solar Home System from Azuri Technologies Ltd., and the Sun King Home 40Z from Greenlight Planet.

A wide variety of Solar Home Systems are detailed in the E4C solutions library and a complete list of Solar Home Systems certified by Lighting Global can be found on their website.

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)
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