This post contains all the information about MTN Mobile Electricity which is powered by Lumos Solar Electricity
Now you can enjoy cheap and affordable electricity without any noise or smoke for your everyday use.
Sounds good right?
How about if I tell you that you pay with your airtime from your MTN line!
What is MTN Mobile Electricity?
MTN Mobile Electricity is a partnership between MTN Nigeria and Lumos who are one of the makers of Solar Home Systems.
The essence of this partnership is to provide safe, affordable, and reliable power to millions of Nigeria, especially those in remote areas.
This partnership has brought about 24 hrs of solar source power that is very safe, affordable, and reliable.
It is capable of supplying power that can light your room, charge your phones, laptops, and other electrical appliances, such as; fans, televisions, sound systems and computers all day.
Components of MTN Mobile Electricity
- Solar Panel unit of 80W with Cables.
- 300Wh Solar Home System In-door Unit by Lumos.
- A USB Mobile Phone Charger.
- Two LED Energy Bulbs
- A DC to AC converter
- An installation Kit
You will mount the solar panel on the roof or a pole outside to source solar power from the sun. The solar power will charge the in-built battery.
It can take about 6 hours of sunlight before the battery gets fully. After charging – the in-door unit can provide several hours of electricity. The time the power will last will depend on the amount of load.
The MTN Mobile Electricity is Pay as you Go package while the Lumos Solar system will be locked until you make payment to access the stored electricity in the in-built battery.
The indoor unit which has the battery is connected to the MTN network, which gives you access to the stored energy only when you have made the necessary payment.
Price of MTN Mobile Electricity
You will pay a commitment fee of 26,000 Naira first to sign-up for the program.
|5 Days||₦1000 @ ₦200 per Day||SMS 5 to 317|
|10 Days||₦1800 @ ₦180 per Day||SMS 10 to 317|
|30 Days||₦4500 @ ₦150 per Day||SMS 30 to 317|
|90 Days||₦12,600 @ ₦140 per Day||SMS 90 to 317|
|180 Days||₦23,400 @ ₦130 per Day||SMS 180 to 317|
|365 Days||₦46,720 @ ₦128 per Day||SMS 365 to 317|
Simply load enough airtime to pay for your chosen plan, after which, send the applicable text message from your MTN line to activate your chosen plan and buy energy.
Note that one part of the terms and conditions of MTN Mobile Electricity is that you will have to use the system for at least 20 days a month. Else you will lose its ownership.
After 1800 days of payment, the system will unlock permanently, therefore allowing you to enjoy energy without having to pay anything else. The reason for this is because the system is given to you as a lease, and after 1800 days of payment, you would have fully paid for it.
The MTN Mobile Electricity gives you five years warranty, during which all maintenance and cost of maintenance will be taken care of by MTN and Lumos.
MTN Mobile Electricity in-door unit offers 8 DC output ports with varies in power current, suitable for charging your mobile phones and tablets as well as powering DC power appliances such as LED lights and radios.
This unit comes with a DC to AC converter, which will convert DC output into AC. It enables power AC appliances such as electric fans, laptops, and television.
Note that the converter can only supply 60W max. This means if your energy needs exceed 60W, the Lumos system will not be able to satisfy your needs. Therefore, you may need a television that has an energy-saving mode.