Brook Kennedy Soli Solar powered light
Soli Solar powered light is Iron Design Award winner in 2017 - 2018 Energy Products, Projects and Devices Design Award Category.
Soli Solar powered light

Soli is a solar chargeable flashlight/ lamp designed to raise awareness about energy poverty and the hazards of kerosene used by more than 1 billion people worldwide. Designed for Nokero, a leading manufacturer of developing economy solar lighting and charging products, Soli addresses the lighting and safety needs of developed economy users. Every Soli light purchased will help Nokero deliver much needed solar lighting products to families living without electricity. This enables increased productivity and safety for all. Soli was presented at the Vatican at the Laudato 'Si challenge in 2017.

Soli Solar powered light
Brook Kennedy Soli
Brook Kennedy Solar powered light
Brook Kennedy design
Brook Kennedy design
Brook Kennedy

Brook Kennedy is an award-winning Industrial Designer, researcher and educator. Originally from New York City and educated in California and Oregon Kennedy also holds 20+ US, Canadian and European patents. Kennedy currently lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia where he is an independent designer and Associate Professor of Industrial Design at Virginia Tech. Kennedy’s current research focus lies in future sustainable opportunities for his profession at the intersection of Biology, Design and Engineering.

Nokero USA LLC

Nokero has the following mission statement: "We believe people should be able to thrive after dusk. We exist to bring light to the energy poor so rural communities are safe, happy, healthy and productive. By inventing, engineering, and producing the world’s most efficient solar lights, we affordably lift 1.2 billion people out of the dark. We are Nokero (no kerosene) and are on a global mission to eliminate kerosene lamps."