Little Sun Charge

Olafur Eliasson and Frederik Ottesen from LittleSun GmbH

Little Sun Charge is a small and portable solar charging station designed to power handheld devices and its integrated LED light.


Product description Brand name and product description

Launched in 2016, Little Sun Charge is a lightweight, easily portable handheld solar charger primary designed to charge mobile phones and other small USB-powered devices, such as MP3 players, cameras and e-readers. The product has an integrated solar lamp with three brightness levels and on a clear sunny day, a full charging during 7,5 hours offers 14 hours of bright light (75 lm), 45 hours at 25 lm, and over 150 hours at the lowest level (8 lm).

This device is engineered and manufactured by LittleSun GmbH in Berlin, Germany.

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

Over 35 countries worldwide.

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

LittleSun GmbH in collaboration with its retail partners worldwide. LittleSun has extended its special pricing scheme to qualified humanitarian organisations working on refugee camps.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.
Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Candles and kerosene lamps, Little Sun Diamond and Little Sun Original from LittleSun GmbH, over 12 solar lanterns in the E4C Solutions Library, and over 80 products in Lightning Global Catalog.

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)

Rural electrification for off-grid households; also for camping and outdoor activities, night-light and reading light.

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