A solar lamp also known as solar light or solar lantern, is a illumination system composed of an LED lamp, solar panels, battery, charge controller and there may also be an Inverter. The lamp operates on power from batteries, charged through the use of solar photovoltaic panel.
Solar-powered household lighting can replace other lamp sources like candles or oil lights. Solar lights use alternative energy with infinity provide which is cheaper than standard lights. In addition, solar lights reduce hazard to wellness as oil lights have a bad impact on human wellness. However, solar lights may have higher initial cost, are weather dependent.
Solar lights for use in rural situations often have the capability of providing a supply of power for other devices, such as for charging mobile phones. American investors have been working towards developing a $10 / unit solar lantern for replacement of oil lights.