Mobisol Solar Home System


A large solar home system designed to power business or larger appliances such as refrigerators.

Product description Brand name and product description

The Mobisol Solar Home System is a large integrated home and businesss level energy system with a solar panel, battery, power electronics, appliances and pay as you go functionality. Mobisol systems are available with power ratings of 80, 100, 120 and 200 Watts. Mobisol systems have larger generation capacities than similar solar home system products in East Africa to support more demanding appliances such as refrigerators, televisions and de-huskers for example.

“Mobisol solar home systems come complete with several LED light bulbs, portable lantern, mobile phone charger and balance-of-system components including wiring and switches. The plug’n play Mobisol systems are quickly installed by locally trained and certified Mobisol technicians – simply by using a hammer.” Mobisol’s webpage

Mobisol is located in Berlin, Germany.

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

Tanzania was the market Mobisol entered first followed by Rwanda and Kenya

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

Mobisol has storefronts in Tanzania and Rwanda that are distributing systems. Mobisol has a third party distributor in Kenya.

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

The systems require a 10% down payment with a $25 – $45 USD monthly payment for 36 months. interview with representative Mobile payments are made via Vodacom in Tanzania, MTN in Rwanda and M-Pesa in Kenya.

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

Individuals, households and private sector businesses who represent are the target users.

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