The Forty 2 is a portable solar solution developed to be used primarly in disaster recovery and preparedness sites.
The Forty2 is a portable solar power generator developed by Peppermint Energy for use in disaster recovery and preparedness, new housing developments, and areas where power access is limited. Benefits of the Forty2 include operation without noise, smell, or fuel, ability to use indoors, portability, compatibility with a wide range of products such as phones, lights, heating blankets, and even many refrigerators. Peppermint Energy is located in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
As of 2018, Peppermint Energy’s website has been inactivated.
Australia, Canada, Mexico, United States. Manufacturer also sells and distributes globally via online sales
2,499 USD for 1,000 Wh model.
Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.
The Forty2 is designed for small off-grid business owners, rural health clinics and hospitals, NGOs working in the developing world, small off grid housing developments, outdoor recreation, and tailgating.
Some of the technology is patented (application number US20130285452A1).
Manufacturer-specified power rating
The size of land this system requires
Type of battery used
The type and size of the solar panels included in this system
Is this system compatible with a municipal power grid?
Description of the mobility of the solar power system
- Solar panels rated to output 180 watts
- 250 Wh Lithium Ion battery
- 2 AC outlets
- 1 USB port
- 12.7 x 86.36 x 76.2 cm (5″ x 34″ x 30″)
- 27.22 kg (60 lbs)
Support provided by Peppermint Energy Customer Service.
Replacement components are not readily available.
1 year warranty on unit, 5 year warranty on solar panels.
Performance Targets: 2 hour charge time for 250 Wh battery and peak wattage less than 1000 W.
Peppermint Energy (published in Wattnow Magazine p. 22-23).
Be sure to follow proper electrical installation and control guidelines.
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