SOURCE: Solar Components LLC

Solar Components LLC

July 27, 2011 09:30 ET

Solar Components Announces Retail Availability of JOOS Orange Personal Solar Charger

Award-Winning Charger Turns Sunlight Into Electrical Power in Any Kind of Weather

CAMPBELL, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 27, 2011) - Solar Components today announced the availability of the JOOS Orange™ personal solar charger, the only portable solar charger that can effectively turn sunlight into electrical power under sunny, cloudy and even rainy weather conditions. Roughly the size of a paperback (5.8- x 8.6- x 0.8-inches) and weighing 24 ounces, the JOOS Orange is available today for $139.99 at

The JOOS Orange delivers up to 2 hours of cell phone talk time for every hour of direct sunlight, making it multiple times more efficient than other solar chargers. Additionally, the large 5,400 mAh lithium-ion polymer battery of the Orange holds enough power to fully charge up to three smart phones (or four standard cell phones), and will retain a charge for over one year. It can also be charged from a USB power source.

"As we rely more and more on mobile devices such as cell phones, tablet computers, music players, digital cameras and GPS, we become more dependent on the limited nature of battery power," said Warren Sattler, CEO of Solar Components. "Everybody has experienced running out of power at inconvenient times, at best, and in emergencies, at worst. JOOS Orange ensures that you can always generate the power you need, even when you're off the grid. The JOOS Orange is not a gadget. It's an extremely useful tool that really works."

The JOOS Orange is the world's most powerful personal solar charger. The JOOS Orange was developed to work in rugged, real world conditions -- its large battery, highest efficiency solar cell, automotive grade urethane coating, patent-pending low-light circuitry and encapsulated electronics ensure that the Orange will keep working to capture and store solar power in wet, shady and other real life conditions.

Each JOOS Orange portable solar charger ships with a device charging cable, a cable for charging JOOS Orange internal battery from USB power source, six device adaptor tips and the myJOOS computer application for monitoring power production and consumption.

About Solar Components, LLC
Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Campbell, California, Solar Components, LLC creates portable solar chargers that power the world one person at a time. Its first product, the JOOS Orange, was recognized with the 2011 International CES Best of Innovations Award as the top product in the Eco-Design and Sustainable Technology category, besting all other products entered in the category. For more information about Solar Components, please visit