New Sherpa 50 and YETI 1250 Revealed at CES 2012 to Revolutionize On-the-Go and Back-Up Power
LAS VEGAS, January 10, 2012 – GOAL ZERO, an innovator of portable solar power systems, today introduced two landmark products to the portable power industry. The launch of the new Sherpa 50 Portable Recharger and the YETI 1250 Solar Generator at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas mark a major milestone for consumers looking to improve their experience while working or playing off the grid, as well as those seeking to secure the latest technology in emergency preparedness solutions.
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"At Goal Zero, it's not just about making an amazing product; it's about the application of our products in consumers' daily lives. We consistently strive to take out the complicated guess work of utilizing a solar unit and build simplicity in, so that we can deliver the most dependable and useful solutions to our customers," said Joe Atkin, President of Goal Zero. "I think consumers will be eager to see the strides we have made with the new Sherpa 50 and Yeti 1250 as they are both not only some of our most advanced products to date, but they each address a major consumer need."
The Sherpa 50 Portable Recharger will be available in June 2012 as a part of a number of full system kits or separately for $249.99. The Yeti 1250 Solar Generator will be available in May 2012, both as a single unit ($1499.99) and as part of Yeti 1250 Solar Generator Kit ($1999.99) which also includes two Boulder 30 solar panels and a carrying cart for the kit.
People of various lifestyles from outdoorsmen to photographers to soccer moms can continue to look forward to additional product releases from Goal Zero in 2012, such as their smallest and most affordable portable recharger yet – the Switch. Consisting of a small, but powerful 5 inch, cylindrical, lithium battery, the Switch will pump out 1.5 amps of power – enough to charge up an iPhone or kick-start an iPad – without a cord directly into users' devices.
For further information about Goal Zero and its products, please visit www.goalzero.com or call us at 888-794-6250.
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ABOUT GOAL ZERO
GOAL ZERO is an innovator of portable solar power systems that power a variety of devices – from cell phones to laptops and even refrigerators – anywhere and at any time. Providing a perfect blend of portability and power, Goal Zero products feature full solar energy systems –solar panels, portable rechargers and accessories – each designed to work in concert with each other. Goal Zero was founded by entrepreneur Robert Workman, who realized the need for portable power and light through his work with the non-profit organization TIFIE in the remote regions of the Republic of Congo. Goal Zero donates a portion of proceeds from all Goal Zero purchases to TIFIE (www.tifie.org), which is dedicated to empower people by establishing sustainable business enterprises that produce goods and services and create lasting jobs. For more information, please visit www.goalzero.com
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