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.
This product is mass produced in China.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
Distributions to Date Status
As of 2017, SolarNow has reached 25,000 clients.
Description of power outputs
Description of light points
Total lighting service (lumen-hours per solar-day)
Peak power rating (Wp)
Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)
Nominal battery voltage (V)
User replaceable battery (yes/no)
Remote system diagnostics (yes/no)
Mobile service required (yes/no)
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
To produce products that generate income and reduce energy costs.
Vetted Performance Status
Users should follow proper electrical and installation guidelines.
Complementary Technical Systems
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.
Compliance with regulations