The Solar Powered Communal Refrigeration system plans to provide up to 1600 kg/day of cold storage for pastoralists through an array of solar panels. The product was designed by Tree_Sea.mals and is currently in the low-fidelity prototype stage. The designers plan to offer two different size refrigeration storage units, ~6 m and ~12 m. Currently based in Kenya, the organization anticipates product expansion to Ethiopia, Rwanda, and Zimbabwe.
SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy
SDG 2: Zero Hunger
Market Suggested Retail Price
Target Users (Target Impact Group)
Community, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
Tree_Sea.mals plans to partner with local NGOs such as Wings of Empowering Pastoralists to build awareness before distributing the product directly to consumers.Interview with Representative in 2020
Direct competitors include Cold Hubs.