Okra Pod

Okra Solar

The Okra Pod is an off-grid solar energy system that shares power with multiple households.

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Product description Brand name and product description

The Okra Pod is a solar home system that is designed to be shared among multiple households, reducing the amount of wasted power produced, the initial capital expenditure, and frequency of blackouts. It is developed by Okra Solar and is currently in its seed funding stage.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)
Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

The Okra Pod is currently in its testing phase across nine sites. The manufacturer states that will be available for market purchase soon.

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.

The Okra Pod has some direct competition from new communal solar farms or gardens, however it’s innovative competitive advantage is its ability to integrate with existing solar micro grids, and share the power among many users.

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)

The target users can be communities looking at establishing a shared solar micro grid, or communities with existing solar energy production infrastructure that want to increase the efficiency and reduce the cost of production.

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