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Stylish Solar Lanterns Brighten Up Back-to-School and Holiday Gifting

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MPOWERD, Inc., today announced the birth of Luci Lux – the newest addition to its Luci family of award-winning inflatable solar lanterns. The socially and environmentally conscious consumer products company also announced that its much anticipated color-changing lantern (Luci Aura) will arrive in time for back-to-school and holiday gift giving.

Sleek, frosted and shatterproof, Luci Lux – the newest addition to MPOWERD’s family of inflatable solar lanterns – is a brilliant blend of high style and high-tech. With 10 warm white LED lights and three brightness settings (bright, super bright and flashing), Luci Lux is perfect for everything from elegant dinner parties to backyard soires to power outages. Luci Lux ($19.99) is available at www.mpowerd.com.

"We're thrilled to be giving birth to two such innovative, elegant and affordable clean energy products," said Scott Kling, MPOWERD's Chief Operating Officer. "Our first born – Luci Original – received such an enthusiastic welcome from people living and playing on and off the electricity grid worldwide that we were inspired to add two new additions to our family: Luci Lux and Luci Aura."

Sleek, frosted and shatterproof, Luci Lux is a brilliant blend of high style and high-tech. With 10 warm white LED lights and three brightness settings (bright, super bright and flashing), Luci Lux is perfect for everything from elegant dinner parties to backyard soirées to power outages. Luci Lux ($19.99) is available at www.mpowerd.com and coming soon to upscale retailers such as Nordstrom and Macy's.

The ideal dorm room light or holiday gift idea, Luci Aura ($24.99) turns on the charm with seven luminous hues, plus classic white: cycle through multiple colors like a modern day lava lamp or settle on a favorite shade. The portable lantern will be available for sale at www.mpowerd.com before Labor Day 2014 and at selected retailers leading up to the holidays.

Feather-light, waterproof and stylish, Luci inflatable solar lanterns are safe, sustainable alternatives to candles, kerosene or battery power. They charge under natural or incandescent light, hold a charge while stored and provide up to 12 hours of light on a full charge. Consumers are encouraged to help provide Luci lanterns to those living in energy poverty without reliable access to grid electricity through the company's Give Luci program at www.mpowerd.com/give.

MPOWERD Inc. develops and manufactures game-changing micro-solar energy products for use by people living and playing on and off the grid. A Certified B Corp, MPOWERD is committed to transforming people's lives and protecting the planet by making its products and solutions available and accessible the world over. www.mpowerd.com

The ideal dorm room light or holiday gift idea, Luci Aura ($24.99) turns on the charm with seven luminous hues, plus classic white: cycle through multiple colors like a modern day lava lamp or settle on a favorite shade. The portable lantern will be available for sale at www.mpowerd.com before Labor Day 2014 and at selected retailers leading up to the holidays.

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