d.Light D30

d.Light Design Inc.

d.Light D30 is a plug and play solar home system with Pay-As-You-Go functionality that includes a solar panel, mobile-charging battery pack, three solar lights with three wall switches, a portable torch and an FM radio. As of early 2020, this product has been discontinued by the manufacturer.


  • The d.Light D30
  • Components of the d.Light D30
Product description Brand name and product description

The d.Light D30 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, three lanterns with wall switches and a portable torch. The device comes with USB output for universal charging of mobile phones and other electronic devices, such as the FM radio included in the kit. Designed and manufactured by d.Light, and with a plug-and-play installation, it has Pay-As-You-Go functionality and two brightness settings, providing 17 hours of lighting at the lower brightness setting.

As of 2020, this product is discontinued. An archived version of the product’s webpage is available here.

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

d.Light markets their products through the organization’s four hubs in Africa, China, South Asia and the United States to consumers in over 65 countries. Specific countries the product has been sold in include Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Pakistan.

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

Before it was discontinued, the product was sold by online retailers and locally through d.Light’s 25,000 retail outlets across 70 countries worldwide. Some retailers may still have the product available while stocks last.

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

177.68 USD (18999 KES)Converted on May 28th 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, Azuri 15W Quad 600 Solar Home System from Azuri Technologies Ltd., the Sun King Home 40Z from Greenlight Planet and the M-KOPA IV Solar Home System from M-KOPA Solar.

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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