Go 250

Barefoot Power

Pico-solar lantern that can also charge small devices.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Go 250 is a pico-solar lantern with a maximum output of 120 lumens, brightness control, and the ability to charge a mobile phone. Once fully charged by the sun, the lantern can run for 5 hours on its brightest setting, to 60 hours on its dimmest setting (three brightness settings in total). The lantern meets the requirements of the Lighting Global Minimum Quality Standards and is additionally certified by VeraSol, a leader in pico-solar products. It additionally comes with a 4 W plug-and-play solar panel to charge the device.

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

Africa and South Pacific

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

Barefoot Power

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

35 USD. Interview with manufacturer

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

Communities and households with unmet lighting needs.

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