Little Sun by Olafur Eliasson & Frederick Ottesen
This piece “Little Sun”, a solar-powered lamp designed by the Danish artist Olafur Eliasson and the innovative Solar Flight‘s engineer Frederick Ottesen, provides a bright light LED illumination. Giving more access to energy in places in the world which are needing it is just the current issue. This solar-powered LED lights are easy to use, very poetic and efficient to bring artificial light to the 1.3 billion people who live without electricity in the world. Power to the World and the International Energy Agency are challenging this issue which is crucial for the human development in society and has to respond to basic needs. Versatile and very human-centred designed, this mono-crystalline module is autosufficient. For 4 hours of sunlights, it will bring five hours of bright LED power. It should be working 3 years as a home lighting device that can be either on a table as a candle or hanging as a pendant lamp on the wall. The lantern is back with all the needed technology to give access to light to anyone who needs it and without any charges and maintenance.