Friday, September 30, 2016

Greenlight Planet Introduces the Sun King Charge, Its Most Affordable Dual Task Solar Light and Mobile Charging Solution

 Provides safe lighting and reliable mobile charging for under $20

NAIROBI, Kenya - Thursday, September 29th 2016 [ME NewsWire]

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Greenlight Planet today announced the Sun King Charge, its most affordable rechargeable lamp and solar panel that offers both lighting and mobile charging to off-grid consumers.

With the Sun King Charge, consumers can use the lamp and solar panel independently of each other for hours or days at a time. This enables consumers to light their homes or workplace and charge their USB devices simultaneously during the day, offering them more efficiency in their everyday tasks.

“In many off-grid communities, families either have to pay to charge their mobile devices or purchase low-quality solar devices which may not be safe for mobile phones,” said Patrick Walsh, CEO of Greenlight Planet. “We developed the Sun King Charge to offer a safe, reliable and high-quality solar lamp and charging device, at a price point within the rural consumer’s reach.”

Uniquely, the Sun King Charge not only features cost-saving mobile charging direct from the solar panel – consumers can also charge the lamp using a mobile charger wherever mains electricity is available.

The Sun King Charge’s bright 50 lumen white LED lamp yields up to 72 hours of light from a single sunny day, with a long lasting Lithium Ferro-Phosphate battery. It comes complete with Greenlight Planet’s industry-leading two-year warranty.

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Pricing & Availability

    September – India, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda
    October – Ghana, Mali and Nigeria
    $19.99 (US), INR 1199 (India) and KSH 1900 (Kenya)

About Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet powers consumers’ ambitions to improve their daily lives and transform their communities through the use of reliable solar products. Founded in 2009, the company operates through a network of more than 100 partners, and its local, micro-entrepreneurs reach rural communities and off-grid villages across 54 countries. Greenlight Planet is accelerating the adoption of safe, affordable and clean energy options, providing a platform for economic mobility for its users. It has brought light to millions for the first time, equipping businesses to stay open later, students to study longer, and families to enjoy more time together. For more information, visit    


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