Lamps and Lantern

By 2012 46,00,000 solar lanterns and 861,654 solar powered home lights have been installed. These typically replace kerosene lamps and can be purchased for the cost of a few months worth of kerosene through a small loan. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is offering a 30% to 40% subsidy for the cost of lanterns, home lights and small systems up to 210 Wp. 20 million solar lamps are expected by 2022.

Solar Lantern


SPV lantern is a portable lamp. It consists of SPV module of 10 Wp capacity, rechargeable battery, Compact Fluorescent lamp
(CFL) of 5 / 7 W and electronics ( i.e. inverter and charge controller ). When sunlight falls on the SPV module, it is converted into DC electricity, which is stored in a battery and converted into AC electricity by the inverter and used for supplying power to CFL. If charged regularly, it can be used for 4 hours daily.


Potential for use
arrow Individuals Remote households, farm operations, emergency (portable) lamp, fly catchers etc.
arrow Industries Emergency lamps in factories, offices, canteens, security gates etc.
arrow SHGs Lanterns may be provided to vendors on hire (daily) by Self Help Groups or small entrepreneurs.
arrow 12,398 lanterns have been supplied in Tamil Nadu with subsidy from MNRE / State Govt.


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