DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A PORTABLE LOW-COST SOLAR-POWERED MOBILE PHONE CHARGER FOR OFF-GRID ENVIRONMENTS
This research paper presents the design and implementation of a cost-effective, portable solar-powered mobile phone charger tailored for off-grid environments. The charger's design was meticulously crafted using Proteus software, allowing for detailed simulation and analysis before physical implementation. The implemented model was compared with the simulation output to validate its performance. The charger incorporates a buck converter with an output voltage of 5.05 V, a current rating of 1.51 A, and an output power of 7.61 W. These specifications were achieved through careful component selection and circuit optimization to ensure optimal charging efficiency while utilizing solar energy. The study also evaluates the charger's ability to harness and store solar energy efficiently, making it an environmentally friendly and sustainable solution for off-grid regions. The results showcase the successful realization of a low-cost, solar-powered mobile phone charger with promising implications for providing accessible energy solutions in areas lacking reliable power infrastructure.
Solar-Powered Charger, Off-Grid Environments, Proteus Software, Buck Converter, Sustainable Energy, Low-Cost Solution.