Updated on January 15, 2024

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Created on August 29, 2019

SolarNow Welcome Pack

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A solar home system with a 50 W solar panel, a phone charger, a 45 Ah battery, and an LED light.

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  1. SolarNow
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Product Description

The SolarNow Welcome Pack is a solar home system with a 50 W solar panel, a phone charger, a 45 Ah battery, three 3 W LED bulbs and a radio torch. The system can be upgraded to have a 250 W solar panel and a 200 Ah battery.

 

Target SDGs

SDG 7: Affordable and Clean Energy

SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

Market Suggested Retail Price

$371.00

Target Users (Target Impact Group)

Household, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises

Distributors / Implementing Organizations

SolarNow, which is based in Uganda and has 63 branches across Uganda and Kenya (as of June 2019)

Competitive Landscape

Manufacturing/Building Method

This product is mass produced in China.

Intellectural Property Type

Select Type

User Provision Model

The product is distributed through SolarNow branches. There are 48 branches in Uganda and 15 branches in Kenya.

Distributions to Date Status

As of 2017, SolarNow has reached 25,000 clients.

Description of power outputs

Unknown

Description of light points

3 LEDs

Total lighting service (lumen-hours per solar-day)

Unknown

Peak power rating (Wp)

50 Wp

Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)

45000 mAh

Nominal battery voltage (V)

Unknown

Battery type

Rechargeable battery

User replaceable battery (yes/no)

Yes

Remote system diagnostics (yes/no)

No

Payment structure

Pay-as-you-go

Mobile service required (yes/no)

No

Design Specifications

Unknown

Product Schematics

Technical Support

Available in the SolarNow branches in Kenya and Uganda A 5-year service period is available for this product, with free repairs during this time.

Replacement Components

Available at the manufacturer's branches.

Lifecycle

Unknown

Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters

To produce products that generate income and reduce energy costs.

Vetted Performance Status

Unknown

Safety

Users should follow proper electrical and installation guidelines.

Complementary Technical Systems

None

Academic Research and References

There is no academic research on this specific product, however, Chaurey, A. and Kandapal, T.C. provide a review on solar home systems for rural electrification:

Chaurey, A. and Kandapal, T.C., 2010, A techno-economic comparison of rural electrification based on solar home systems and PV microgrids, Energy Policy, 38(6) pp. 3118-3129.

SolarNow BV – Uganda | Kenya. n.d. www.solarnow.eu.

Contact Us. n.d. www.solarnow.eu.

About Us. n.d. www.solarnow.eu.

Compliance with regulations

Unknown

Evaluation methods

Unknown

Other Information

None

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