ReadySet Power System

Fenix International

  • The Fenix Readyset is a battery system designed to be self regulating, including: internal regulation of high temperatures, overloads, and short circuits. The Readyset includes a solar panel and can be expanded to a maximum capacity of 75W, and can be used to power lights, charge mobile phones, and larger electronics such as LCD TVs.Fenix International is located in San Francisco, California with additional operations in Kampala, Uganda.

    http://www.fenixintl.com/

Product description
  • The Fenix Readyset is a battery system designed to be self regulating, including: internal regulation of high temperatures, overloads, and short circuits. The Readyset includes a solar panel and can be expanded to a maximum capacity of 75W, and can be used to power lights, charge mobile phones, and larger electronics such as LCD TVs.Fenix International is located in San Francisco, California with additional operations in Kampala, Uganda.

    http://www.fenixintl.com/

Target region(s)

Countries: Canada, Tanzania, Uganda, United States

Distributors/implementing organizations
  • Fenix International offers microfinance payment plans for Readysets purchased through MTN in Uganda. In the United States in Canada, the Readyset can be purchased from the Fenix website.
Market suggested retail price
  • $199.00 (from Fenix in the US & Canada)Payment plans available in Uganda: Deposit: 50,000-135,000 UGX (~$13-$40 USD) Rates: 800-1,500 UGX (~$0.22-$0.40 USD) paid in daily, weekly, or monthly installmentsInterview with representative
Competitive landscape

Kerosene lanterns, other solar home systems, including Evodia Mini Smart Table, SunTactics SCharger-5, Solar Monkey AdventurerAnker 14W Foldable Dual Port Solar Panel, Instapark Mercury 10, and M-KOPA III Solar Home System

Target user(s)

Fenix targets off-grid households in East Africa, aid organizations, green energy enthusiasts, and individuals concerned with emergency preparedness

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