Bottled sunshine

Consol glass has come up with an ingenious way to bottle sunlight. The Consol Solar Jar is an alternative light supply that makes use of solar panels and LED lights.

The sustainable and super-cute glass lamp stores energy during the day and releases light when the sun goes down. Once charged, the light lasts up to six hours before the panels need to be replenished by the sun.

The lid clasp acts as a switch that controls the power supply, so not a ray of energy is wasted.

The Consol Solar Jar is perfect for outdoor lighting and camping and is sure to come in handy when Eskom begins its proposed load shedding.

They sell for R120 each and are available at Consol retail outlets in Woodmead (Joburg) and Stellenbosch.

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