Updated Mar 29, 2019

Micro Solar Dome - SuryaJyoti

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A robust and cheap Solar lighting device based on the principle of Passive and Active Solar Device which provides both day and night lightning solution.

Micro Solar Dome has a transparent semi-spherical upper dome made of acrylic material which captures the sunlight and the light passes through a suntube having a thin layer of highly reflective coating on the inner wall of the passage. It also contains a lower dome made of acrylic. There is a shutter in the bottom of the lower dome which can be closed if light is not required in the daytime .Th...
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Micro Solar Dome has a transparent semi-spherical upper dome made of acrylic material which captures the sunlight and the light passes through a suntube having a thin layer of highly reflective coating on the inner wall of the passage. It also contains a lower dome made of acrylic. There is a shutter in the bottom of the lower dome which can be closed if light is not required in the daytime .The shutter is made of polycarbonate sheet pasted with film. This is only for daytime lighting. The integrated PV module fitted in the dome charges a special battery during day time which in turn provides light during night from the MSD for about 6 hrs through LED fitted in the lower dome.
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Stage 5: Scaling

Impressed by the efficacy of MSD, DST entrusted NBIRT to install in different slums of metro cities, rural and tribal belts on experimental basis. It is now field tested in different agro-climatic conditions under a network project of SEED of DST
Registered in Indiain India

Focus Areas:

Distributed Generation Systems, Solar and Lighting

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1,215
Lives Impacted to Date
24
Customers
15
Employees
$250,000
Funds Raised to Date

Problem

Rural areas in India are electrified non-uniformly. If available it is for few hours in the evening time, resulting in darkness in the daytime also. Due to lack of space the condition of urban slum houses are worst. Many dwellers burn kerosene lantern throughout the day or they use electricity. In absence of sunlight inside room the children and women suffers a lot from various diseases. In many parts of Europe there is an act regarding availability of minimum 4% sunlight inside living room.

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Solution

Micro Solar Dome provides light both during the daytime and nighttime. In the daytime, it acts a an Active Solar Device by providing light directly from the sunlight. In the nighttime, it provides light from the LEDs which are driven by the energy stored in the battery with the help of the integrated PV panels, thereby acting as a passive lighting device.

Target Beneficiaries

people living in remote areas and slums without access to basic lighting facility, both in day-time and night-time

Mission and Vision

To provide clean, efficient lighting solution to the people living in remote areas and slums without access to basic lighting facility, both in day-time and night-time

Competitive Advantage

Operates for clean energy source for day & night . Household lighting on 24X7 basis . Works as a room heater for cold regions . Can be connected with GRID directly . Emission reduction 27kg per month by a single “Surya Jyoti”. Low cost, low maintenance & long life. Ideal for urban slum and rural houses. Mobile charging facility.

The Team Behind the Innovation

The team behind this innovation has the youth potential who are capable of innovation and adaption of the device in the society and has the ability accessing remote areas of India to promote the usefulness of the device. Moreover the inventor of this device is a highly qualified and renowned Scientist in the field of Solar Energy in India and worldwide.

EXECUTIVE TEAM INCLUDES WOMEN AND YOUTH

Milestone

Mar 2019
Recognition ReceivedPENDING
Sep 2017
May 2016
New Product Or Service
PV Integration of the MSD
Aug 2015
Lives Impacted
15
Jun 2015
Created

Supporting Materials

Write-up-on-Micro-Solar-Dome.pdf
About-MSD-06-06-2017.pdf
Progress-Report-on-Micro-Solar-Dome.pdf