Peppermint Energy

The Forty 2 is a portable solar solution developed to be used primarly in disaster recovery and preparedness sites.

Product description Brand name and product description

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.


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

Australia, Canada, Mexico, United States. Manufacturer also sells and distributes globally via online sales

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

Online sales direct from Peppermint Energy or partners including Amazon and Free Clean Solar.

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

2,499 USD for 1,000 Wh model.

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

Solar technologies like Azuri Technologies, IndiGo Solar Charging System, Fenix International ReadySet, and Goal Zero.

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

Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.

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

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.

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