an inflatable solar light, with the goal of making an affordable clean energy product that people could use in any situation
ESTABLISHED 2012 – FOUNDER John Salzinger – EMPLOYEES: 20 – LOCATED IN New York City
The Story of Mpowerd:
WHAT WE MAKE
In 2012 we created Luci®, an inflatable solar light, with the goal of making an affordable clean energy product that people could use in any situation — from outdoor camping adventures to backyard parties to everyday living for people in developing countries without electricity.
Luci taps into a source of light that’s limitless and readily available to everyone on our planet — the sun. Advancements in renewable tech have given us the means to literally put the power of the sun into a device that fits in the palm of your hand.
WHY WE DO IT
With Luci, we were aiming for something much bigger than convenience. We want to empower the lives of the 1.5 billion people living without electricity in developing countries. So we made a light that’s clean and safe – pretty much the opposite of the toxic and expensive kerosene lamps so many depend on – because life doesn’t stop after the sun goes down.
HOW WE HELP
We founded MPOWERD on a sustainable business model that allows us to provide our clean and safe solar lights to people in developing countries at prices they can afford.