IEEE Smart Village SunBlazer II

IEEE Smart Village

IEEE Smart Village SunBlazer II is a modular, solar photovoltaic community charge station for mobile devices, lights, and other electronics. The system includes 6 PV panels, four station batteries, and 80-100 Portable Battery Kits.

IEEE is an international engineering society for electrical and electronics engineers.

http://www.ieeefoundation.org/smart-village

Product description

IEEE Smart Village SunBlazer II is a modular, solar photovoltaic community charge station for mobile devices, lights, and other electronics. The system includes 6 PV panels, four station batteries, and 80-100 Portable Battery Kits.

IEEE is an international engineering society for electrical and electronics engineers.

http://www.ieeefoundation.org/smart-village

Target region(s)

Countries: Haiti, Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan, Zambia, Malawi, India

Distributors/implementing organizations
Market suggested retail price

Local entrepreneurs can apply for full funding of the implementation of a SunBlazer II in their community through IEEE Smart Village (starting in late 2015).

Use of the batteries amounts to about $6.50 USD per month for end users per battery pack.

Competitive landscape
Target user(s)

Communities that lack access to the electric grid.

The @AutodeskFdn blogged about our how-to guide for communities writing proposals for development projects https://t.co/MlRH1H0x2F