Meet This Solar Energy Solution That Costs Just Rs. 490 Per Month

BrighterLite, in collaboration with EasyPaisa, has resolved to equip Pakistanis without electricity with solar energy through its solar energy solutions that are specifically tailored for Pakistani audience.

The main highlight of the BrighterLite’s solar energy solution is that you don’t have to pay any upfront cost for getting the solution, instead a monthly rental model is introduced through which consumers will have to pay a monthly rental after acquiring solar energy solution.

 

Even the appliances (i.e. lights, fans) are provided by BrighterLite and you just have to pay a monthly rental and that’s it.

Everything (including solar panels, battery, fans, lights etc.) is provided for free by BrighterLite

Keeping in mind the needs of various individuals, BrighterLite Solar energy solutions come in three different configurations or packages. Keep reading to know the details:

  • L4 Package
    • Two lights
    • One Charger
  • L9 Package
    • One Ceiling Fan
    • Three Lights
    • Two Chargers
    • One Radio
  • L16 Package
    • One Ceiling Fan
    • Three Lights
    • Two Charges
    • One Radio
    • One TV

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BrighterLite team explaining Dr. Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA about its solar solutions at Telenor’s IOT Expo in Lahore

Monthly Rentals 

Entire solar energy solution, even the TV set or the fans, wiring, fitting or anything else will be provided by BrighterLite. Consumers will have to pay just the monthly rent depending on the package they will be using. Here are monthly rentals:

  • L4 Package
    • Registration Charges: Rs. 1,490
    • Monthly Line Rent: Rs. 490
  • L9 Pakcage
    • Registration Charges: Rs. 1,990
    • Monthly Line Rent: Rs. 790
  • L16 Package
    • Registration Charges: Rs. 2,590
    • Monthly Line Rent: Rs. 1,090

Registration Charges is a nominal up front cost which mainly involves installation charges (the installer from the Franchise or Retailer will have the unit installed at the subscriber’s premises) and certain percentage of the unit upfront cost is kept as security (will be returned if the subscriber uses the system / unit for 180 days and feels like returning it back).

First 14 days of usage are included in the initial signup / registration cost and then a monthly rental process starts off.

Appliances, depending on the package are provided with the given price tag and the appliances include LED Light, Fan, Radio along with Solar Module & Control / Charging Box.

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So here is how BrighterLite Solar Energy Solution works:

  • A request should be made to BrighterLite for provision of Solar Energy Solution
  • BrighterLite representative will come to you place, install the solar energy solution (including the wiring, fitting)
  • You use the appliances installed, and pay monthly rent every month
  • Paying bill is done through Easypaisa outlets that will provide you with a PIN that has to be entered into control box of solar energy solution installed at your place
  • If PIN isn’t entered, your solar energy will simply not work.

Back Up Timings

According to Muhammad Omer, Managing Director of BrighterLite, this especially configured solar energy solution will run round the clock. He claimed that his solution can run on direct solar energy during the days and on battery for eight long hours during the nights.

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Omer said that all the equipment (appliances, panel, batteries etc.) is designed and optimized for best possible performance and longer back-up times.

He said that his solar panels will operate normally even during the cloudy weather or in hilly areas.

How to Get BrighterLite Solar Energy Solution

BrighterLite aims to make its products available in entire Pakistan, however, currently they have started with Jehlum and Rawalpindi district.

BrighterLite told me that they are expanding fast and will be available in at least 20 districts by year end.

For those in Rawalpindi and Jehlum district, can reach out to local BrighterLite franchises and retailers to get their solar energy solution.

You can call BrighterLite UAN 051-111-222-257 to know the location of your nearest BrighterLite franchise or retailer.

You can also call this number for any further information about BrighterLite Solar Energy Solutions.

BrighterLite Solar Energy Solution

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Solar Energy fans and lights — provided by BrighterLite

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TV set provided by BrighterLite

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BrighterLite TV set is designed in Germany, that has won Global LEAP Award 2014 for best performing TV set with Solar Energy

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Control Panel, that accepts EasyPaisa PIN for accepting monthly rentals. This Control Panel also hosts batteries and other functionalities for the entire solar energy solution

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Solar Panel, is provided free as well

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