A vigorous study and in-depth research into alternative and sustainable renewable energy supply is become a very attractive area of research interest. The aim of this project is to explore the viability of implementing a mobile phone charging system, to be used in rural areas. The electronic device is expected to be powered by energy generated from a 9V, 2.5W solar panel. The multi-charging port charger system makes use of a basic regulating circuit for its functionality. In order to store charge during the period of availability of sunlight, a 6V, 4.5Ah lead-acid rechargeable battery that could last for about four hours is used as a backup. The charge stored is explored to take care of emergency needs that could arise during the night or days of poor solar irradiance mainly during rainy season. Due to the rating of the solar panel and the battery, not more than one mobile phone can be charged effectively. The Solar Battery Charger circuit is designed, built and tested. It acts as a control circuit to monitor and regulate the process of charging several batteries ranging from 4 volts to 12 volts, using a photovoltaic (PV) solar panel as the input source for the battery charging process. The circuit is economical and can be easily constructed from discrete electronic components. The circuit operation is based on matching the solar panel terminal load voltage to the input terminal of the charging circuit and the appropriate number of battery cell units to be charged to the output circuit through the use of a current limited voltage regulator, allowing fast charging while limiting heat build-up and gassing and a rotary switch for easy selection of the appropriate voltage depending on the solar light intensity. Experimental results indicate that there is an increase of the overall charging current when fully charging an empty: mobile phone battery and a 6v rechargeable lamp for 4 hours using direct charging between 10.00am to 4.00pm. The success of this device will bridge the gap of power failure that often occur within the hours of the day between 10.00am to 4.00pm, especially in rural communities

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