One Degree Solar

Energize and Empower.

A bit about us

One Degree Solar (ODS) is a venture-backed technology company that designs and manufactures products to power the modern lifestyle. We work for the millions of individuals, households, and small businesses that demand convenient, reliable power for phones, radios, lights, and entertainment. As over 1 billion people worldwide demand reliable electricity, we strive to work together on this global issue.

We welcome partnerships with major distributors, corporates, small businesses, and community-based organizations that sell and service products. We design our sleek, rugged products in New York City and have become a market leader in Kenya. Our investors, clients, and partners include Schneider Electric, Coca-Cola, Lighting Global, and the United Nations Foundation.

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Meet BrightBox

BrightBox is an all-in-one solar electricity system that powers phones, radios, tablets, lights, and more.

Talk, Browse, and Charge

BrightBox quickly charges the most popular phones and USB devices. Never run out of power on your smartphone, mi-fi router, or tablet.

Unleash Your Radio

BrightBox includes a special USB cable that powers most of the commonly available FM radios in East Africa. Enjoy music, news, and sports… and never buy dry cell batteries again!

Ultra Bright Lighting

BrightBox includes two light bulbs that have been independently tested to be brighter than anything on the market. Need more? Power up to four bulbs with the extra BrightBulb + cable package.

Open Source Design

Easy, plug-and-play setup will have you going in minutes. Worried about years from now? BrightBox is also easy to maintain: it uses your locally available motorbike batteries, 12V DC bulbs, and favorite radios!


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