Sunstore Powerpanel XL

Gallery Sunstore Powerpanel XL 1
Gallery Sunstore Powerpanel XL 1
October 2020
Headquarters Gardner's Cres, Edinburgh EH3 8DQ, UK

Sunstore Powerpanel XL - Solar tracking units for indoor and outdoor lighting, phone charging and web access

The Sunstore Powerpanel XL has been designed to address the problems of food and fuel poverty, smoke and water pollution, deforestation and loss of bio-diversity, low human productivity, access to electricity for rural communities and climate change.

This Solution combines a solar concentrating lens with an integrated fire bed that can operate individually or in hybrid combination. The fire bed has been designed to burn bio-char pyro-formed from crop waste and can incorporate thermo-electric generators and provide up to 3kWh of electricity per day to off-grid communities. The unit has also been designed to solar track for 8 hours while filtering drinking water. The Sunstore Powerpanel XL can provide 2000 (330g) portions of food per day.

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Key features

  • The unit when used 24/7 can save up to 40 tonnes of CO2 per annum
  • All parts of the unit are re-usable or recyclable


  • The unit will be leased free of charge and risk to NGOs etc.

Company Profile

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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Activity Region

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South Africa,

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