Updated on January 13, 2024


Created on October 3, 2018

G1 Solar Power Lantern

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Solar-powered lantern with phone charging capabilities

Developed By
  1. Renewit
Tested By
  • Lighting Global
Content Partners


Product Description

G1 Solar Power Lantern, manufactured by Renewit Solar Solutions is a solar-powered lamp with a dedicated phone charging circuit. The lamp is meant for wide light distribution, with 15 LEDs per light point. The phone charging port is a universal USB port, and the lamp comes with four adapters. The lamp has four LEDs to indicate the battery state of charge and one red/green charging/full indicator LED.

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)


Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Renewit Solar Limited

Competitive Landscape

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass-produced in China.

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

Distributed directly from the manufacturer.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2020, over 1 million lanterns have been distributed in various markets in the Middle East and Africa.

Lamp type


Number of light points


Total light output (lumens)

Low: 54 lumens

high: 140 lumens

Multiple brightness settings (yes/no)


Light duration on single charge (hr)

20 hours

Mobile charging (yes/no)


Power source

Solar Panel

Battery type

Lithium Ion

Peak power rating (Wp)

3 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)

3600 mAh

Battery nominal voltage (V)

3.7 V

User replaceable battery (yes/no)


User replaceable light (yes/no)


Design Specifications

The Solar Lantern G1 consists of a solar PV module, a battery, a USB charging cable, a DC charging tip, and mobile charging tips (micro USB, Samsung, Mini USB, Nokia 2mm). The technical specifications of this product include:

  • Battery: 3.7V, 4000mAh, Lithium-Ion
  • Solar PV Module: 3W, Polycrystalline Silicon
  • Lighting Colour Characteristics: CRI 86
  • CCT "Cool" (5000 - 7000K)
  • Lumen Maintenance: 100% of the original output remains after 2,000 hours run time
Additionally, the system includes both high/low light modes and ceiling and floor hanging light features.

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Provided by manufacturer.

Replacement Components

Available from the manufacturer


Battery Lifetime: 5 Years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

The manufacturer claims that this product is capable of delivering up to 20 hours of light.

Vetted Performance Status

Lighting Global has vetted the following quality specifications:

  • Truth in Advertising
  • Lumen Maintenance
  • Battery Composition, Battery Protection, Battery Durability.
  • Physical Ingress Protection
  • Water Ingress Protection
  • Drop Test
  • Soldering and Electronics Workmanship
  • Mechanical Durability
  • Minimum Warranty Terms
  • Performance Reporting
  • Circuit and Overload Protection
  • Hazardous Substances Ban
  • Battery Protection
  • Battery Durability
  • PV Overvoltage Protection
  • Miswiring Protection
  All the features tested were approved according to Lightning Global Standards, with validity until September 20, 2021.


Users must follow proper electrical installation and control guidelines

Complementary Technical Systems


Academic Research and References


Compliance with regulations

This product complies with the Lighting Global Quality Standards.

Evaluation methods

This product has been tested according to the Quality Test Method stipulated in the IEC 62257 – 9 -5 Standard

Other Information

The company Renewit Solar Solutions also offers phone chargers, solar home systems, large kW solar systems, and solar Kiosk retail solutions. Read more on the Quality Test Method stipulated in the IEC 62257 – 9 -5 Standard

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