SABCO solutions

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February 2019
Headquarters Unnamed Road, Askari V Askari 5, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

SABCO solutions - Solar energy solutions for displaced rural and periurban communities

SABCO proposes several solar solutions: a basic solar lantern, a solar task light, an entry level solar lantern, a lantern with mobile charging, and a lighting system.

More than 144 million Pakistanis are currently suffering from energy crisis. Most of them are poor households with income levels less than US$2/day, depending on kerosene and fuel to meet their basic energy needs, like lighting. The SABCO solutions aim to bring sustainable, cost-effective solar energy solutions to these communities, through their last mile distribution channels, in the rural and peri-urban locales. The several portable solutions allow the users to get rid of the expensive, polluting and harmful fuel solutions that are a widespread in these regions. Such access to clean energy enhances education as children can study longer hours after sunset, enhances health and safety, and provide money savings for the users.

Key features

  • Savings of 300 gallons of fuel/kerosene over product life.
  • 92 kg CO2 avoided per year.
  • Users do not inhale any fume.
  • 5 years of lifespan.


  • Customers save 43% of annual income to lighting over the product life.
  • USD 0.5 daily saved by mobile charging.

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Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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