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ECOlite

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The ECOlite is a solar home lighting system that is modular by design to match end user price points. Unlike integrated designs modularity enables more incremental purchases and expansion of the system. ECOLite aims to replace the current use of paraffin kerosene and candle lighting in low income areas of developing countries. The housing is both rugged and cost effective.

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This technology provides primary energy through sustainable lighting at home for security requirements and at work â€" the ability to study and extend the hours of the day; The ECOLite is produced in an off-grid non-electrified facility and the manufacturing capability has been scaled significantly through partnerships with local organisations including Columbus Projects Concern Apex Leads and G and G sheet metals. These partnerships have improved quality and reduced cost to ensure the product is reliable and accessible to the majority of African citizens.

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