Better Energy Systems 2008 Lineup of Solar Powered Mobile Chargers at CES

By Julio Franco
Jan 7, 2008
  1. Better Energy Systems 2008 Lineup of Solar Powered Mobile Chargers at CES

    BES introduces the next generation Solio Magnesium at CES

    The entire Solio line of products will be on display at 72214 in the
    Sands Hotel and at PEPCOM Digital Experience

    Berkeley, CA - January 4th 2008 - Better Energy Systems, a leader in the design and manufacturing of award-winning sustainable energy technologies, follows up on the global success of the Solio Classic with a robust lineup of hybrid chargers to meet the portable energy needs of people around the globe. Here is a sneak peek at the complete line of Solio hybrid chargers:

    Solio™ Classic, is a universal hybrid charger powerful enough to charge all of your handheld electronic products at home or on the move, anywhere under the sun. Solio is a Hybrid because it can accept power from either the wall socket or Sun storing this energy within Solio's internal rechargeable battery. Solio then uses this energy to power your gadgets at the same rate as if they were plugged into the wall. Solio will also hold its charge for up to a year. Solio limits your need to purchase and carry around multiple chargers for all of your gadgets and is your one stop charging solution for all of your products from cell phones and iPods, to digital cameras, game players, and GPS.

    • Adaptor tips for most mobile phones included
    • Suction cup provided for in-window solar energy collection
    • AC adapter allows for charging from a conventional power outlet
    • Maximum output: 2.5 Watts
    • Solar panel performance: 0.85 Watts
    • Dimensions: 120 x 34 x 63.5 mm
    • Charges a cell phone approximately 2 times
    • Available at for $99.95

    Solio Magnesium – Similar in design to Better Energy Systems award-winning Classic, the Magnesium packs almost double the power and is the most powerful solar charger on the market. Engineered to meet the demands of the most serious adventurer, the new Solio Magnesium combines efficient solar cells, a powerful internal battery, and a rugged, environmentally friendly magnesium alloy shell.

    • Includes female USB for iPod
    • Compatible with the iGo tip system
    • Includes four foreign outlet adapters
    • AC/DC adapter allows for charging from a conventional power outlet
    • Maximum output: 8 Watts
    • Solar panel performance: 0.85 Watts
    • Dimensions 120 x 34 x 65 mm
    • Charges a cell phone approximately 3 times
    • Available in February 2008 at for $199.95


    Solio Hybrid 1000 – The ultimate accessory for fueling outdoor adventures or ‘book-bagging’ across campus, the slim and sleek Hybrid1000 is capable of powering an array of mobile devices without relying on conventional power sources. By combining a high efficiency solar panel with a large capacity integrated Lithium-Ion battery, the Hybrid1000 has the ability to keep any hand-held electronic device charged on the go.

    Housed in a rugged, weatherproof case, the Hybrid1000 offers all of the energy output as the award-winning Solio® Classic®, boasting sophisticated internal circuitry, a built-in output cable, and a multitude of interchangeable tips - all allowing for universal compatibility with current and future portable electronic devices; including mobile phones, PDAs, music players, digital cameras, GPS systems and game consoles.

    • 5.5 volt solar panel generates energy from the sun
    • 5 watt output charges virtually any device
    • Integrated karabiner clip handle provides carrying versatility
    • USB cord allows for charging from a personal computer
    • Dimensions: 198 mm x 68 mm x 18 mm
    • Charges a cell phone approximately 1 time
    • Available now at for $79.95

    Better Energy Systems complete lineup of universal charger solutions will be on display at the Consumer Electronics Show from January 7th-10th in the Sands Hotel at booth # 72214
    To request additional product information and images or to schedule an interview with CEO and Founder, Christopher Hornor, to discover more about the emerging trends in solar powered energy, please contact Public Relations representative Tiffany Markofsky at (305) 576-1171 x19 or by e-mail at

    For more information on the Better Energy Systems, the maker of Solio, go to
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