Updated on January 16, 2024


Created on August 27, 2015

Nokero N202

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A second generation indoor and outdoor solar lamp.

Developed By
  1. Nokero Solar
Tested By
  • Nokero Solar
Content Partners


Product Description

Discontinued production, but still in the market

Newer model: Nokero N233

Nokero N202: Second-generation indoor and outdoor portable solar powered light. (Originally replaced first generation model N200)

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

Market Suggested Retail Price


Target Users (Target Impact Group)


Distributors / Implementing Organizations

Nokero distributes their products through sales partners in countries where solar lights are needed. They do not sell to the end user, but target high potential distributors in their target countries.

Competitive Landscape

Direct competitors include d.Light S2 and d.Light S20.

Manufacturing/Building Method

Mass Produced.  

Intellectural Property Type


User Provision Model

As of now, Nokero Solar and Amazon are the only publicized distributors of the product. Nokero has expressed interest in expanding the company to include direct sellers in-country.

Distributions to Date Status

Over 50,000.

Lamp type


Number of light points


Total light output (lumens)

Low: 10 lumens, high: 25 lumens

Multiple brightness settings (yes/no)


Light duration on single charge (hr)

Low: 6 hours, high: 3 hours

Mobile charging (yes/no)


Power source

Solar Panel

Battery type

Nickel Metal Hydride

Peak power rating (Wp)


Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)


Battery nominal voltage (V)


User replaceable battery (yes/no)


User replaceable light (yes/no)


Design Specifications

Single bulb, compact, and portable solar powered lamp for outdoor or household use. Weather resilient and durable. 1 LED Battery: 800 mAh AA NiMH Product material: durable ABS Lamp casing: Polycarbonate Hanger material: Stainless steel Product dimensions (cm) (LxWxH): 11 x 8 x 3.8 Weight (kg): .09

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Nokero Solar offers an FAQ section on the website, as well as contact information.

Replacement Components

Batteries are replaceable. No information on lamp replacement.


2 year warranty. Battery has lifespan of 1 and 1/2 years

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

Brightness: 25 lumens (High), 10 lumens (Low) Run time: 3.5 - 7 hours 1 LEDs 2 light intensities (low, high) Globe material: Polycarbonate Product dimensions (cm) (LxWxH): 11 x 8 x 3.8 Weight (kg): .09 Battery Capacity (max): 800mAh Battery operating temperature (degrees C): -20 - 55

Vetted Performance Status




Complementary Technical Systems


Academic Research and References

Chen, W., Lemes, A., Moorthy, A., Strickland, L., Zhu, Y., 2014,  Renewable Energy at the Base of the Pyramid in Haiti, Ann Arbor (MI): University of Michigan

Solanki, C.S., Mudaliar, S., 2010,  Strategies to Target Rural PV Market in Developing Countries – A Perspective, 35th IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference, pp. 002392-002396

Jewell, C., 2016, Tackling energy poverty the Nokero way, Wipo Magazine

Compliance with regulations


Evaluation methods

It is not specified whether Nokero followed any outsourced design guidelines or protocols. They are a small independent company.

Other Information

Nokero has won the United States Patent and Trademark Office's Patents for Humanity Award. Nokero has also been awarded the 2011 Core 77 Design Award for the N200, and was a finalist for the 2011 Zayed Future Energy Prize and the 2012 International Council of Societies of Industrial Design, World Design Impact Prize.

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