20 minutes of gentle pedaling on our PowerCycle charges 5 lights at a time.

Nuru Lights

Nuru lights are LED powered lights that provide up to 20 hours of bright, clean light.

  • Affordable for Bottom of Pyramid communities
  • Easy to use
  • Durable
  • Ultra-Portable
  • 3 light output settings (low, med, high)
  • Used in multiple ways: mounted on the head as a headlamp, worn around the neck,
    hung from ceiling with included hook, mounted in a bottle, placed on a flat surface
  • Adjustable head-strap
  • Is recharged in just 20 minutes
  • Low-impact rechargeable NiMH batteries
  • Recyclable plastics
  • One year warranty

Nuru PowerCycle

The Nuru PowerCycle uses human pedal power to recharge Nuru lights and mobile phones.
This can be done at any time of the day or night.

  • Human-powered (by feet or hand)
  • 20 minutes of pedaling at 60 RPM charges 5 Nuru lights
  • Simple construction
  • Easy maintenance
  • Durable (high impact plastic casing)
  • Uses locally available bicycle components
  • Portable
  • Mounting frame made using locally available timber
  • High efficiency (very little power is lost in the conversion of human energy into electricity)

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