Solar Lighting Articles

  • What does it take to run large wattage lights on solar?

    What Does It Take to Run Large Wattage Lights on Solar? Sometimes, people have unrealistic expectations when it comes to capabilities of solar panel systems. The reality is, if you want to run large, industrial lights using natural sunlight, you need massive panels and batteries that can support such equipment. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Solar Powered Light Towers for Remote Areas

    Solar powered light towers can be installed in remote locations to support industrial operations, emergency services in disaster zones and exploratory excursions. The portable units are a viable option for businesses and groups that engage in activities in far-flung areas, because they do not rely on the grid for electrical power and limited fuel sources, such as gasoline or propane. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Integrating Solar Lights with Motion Sensors

    Solar powered motion sensor lights are effective security accessories for remote locations that experience sufficient amounts of sunlight throughout the day. The units offer seamless installation, require minimal maintenance and remain operational without electrical support. Locations without dependable access to the grid may find solar security lights useful in maintaining illumination at night. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Solar Light Towers for Remote Security

    Lights are the most important components of security systems. Well-lit locations are generally avoided by trespassers, because such areas can disrupt stealthy movements. The isolated nature of far-flung locations, such as military bases, mining sites, agricultural operations and manufacturing plants, can be made secure with solar perimeter lighting, coupled with other security devices. ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Solar photodegradation of a textile azo dye using synthesized ZnO/Bentonite

    The present work is devoted to the synthesis of a new photocatalyst ZnO (7.5%)/Bentonite prepared by impregnation method and its successful application for the degradation of Solophenyl Red 3BL (SR 3BL) under solar light (∼660 W/m2). The X-ray diffraction (XRD) indicates mixed phases of the nanocomposite catalyst (ZnO/Bentonite), characterized by scanning electron microscopy, X-ray ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Fueling the demand for solar systems

    Solar street lighting market valued at $15B by 2024 It’s no secret governments and companies are trending toward reducing, or eliminating, their carbon footprint, and their dependence on fossil fuels.  This is due to a number of factors including increasingly more education on environmental impacts, more transparency, and a widespread desire to be eco-friendly.  It’s ...


    By Urban Solar

  • Effect of W doping level on TiO2 on the photocatalytic degradation of Diuron

    In the present study, three compositions of W-doped titania nano-photocatalyst are synthesized via the sol–gel method. The powders obtained were characterized by X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy and UV–visible diffuse reflectance spectroscopy. The photocatalytic performances of the different photocatalysts are tested with respect to the degradation of Diuron in water solutions under ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Adsorption and photocatalytic degradation of pharmaceuticals and pesticides by carbon doped-TiO2 coated on zeolites under solar light irradiation

    To evaluate the performance of zeolite-supported carbon-doped TiO2 composite catalysts toward target pollutants under solar light irradiation, the adsorption and photocatalytic degradation of 18 pharmaceuticals and pesticides with distinguishing features (molecular size and volume, and photolysis) were investigated using mordenite zeolites with SiO2/Al2O3 ratios of ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Carmanah Technologies Interviewed by News Ghana on Solar Airfield Lighting

    Cory Brigham, Aviation Sales Representative for Carmanah Technologies, met with News Ghana in an exclusive interview on the sidelines of the Fourth Annual Africa Airport Expansion Summit which ended in Accra on Friday. “It is possible to have airfield lighting at every airport; all your domestic airports, regional airports and international airports. This improves safety which ...

  • Carmanah Solar LED Lighting Saves Facility $1.5 Million

    Client: California Energy Facility Location: California, USA Equipment: EverGEN 1520 Solar LED Lighting with BetaLED LEDway fixtures California is one of the greenest states in the US and its focus on environmental protection is marked by aggressive mandates on the implementation of renewable energies and the reduction of ...

  • Dockside Green Community Illuminated with Solar Area Lighting

    Client: Dockside Green Location: Victoria, British Columbia Canada Equipment: EverGEN Solar Area Lighting with BetaLED THE EDGE fixture Building a “Green” Community Carmanah solar area lighting is helping Dockside Green move forward in the development of an eco-friendly community that offers ...

  • Perimeter Fence Lighting Power Generating Station Gains Security with Solar

    Project Summary End User: Power Generating Station in Southwest US Lighting Agent: R.C. Lurie Company (Lighting Design) Project Scope: Independently powered (solar) lighting systems for perimeter fencing surrounding a power generating station located in the Southwest US Product: ...

  • Mailbox lighting solutions

    Solar-powered LED lights are an efficient way to light-up mailboxes and provide a cost-effective alternative to traditional lighting solutions. When trenching and wiring cost become prohibitive for installing a single light at several different locations in a residential community, a solar-powered light is the ideal choice. Whether the mailbox bank is located inside a shelter or installed in "as ...


    By ReInvent LED

  • Solar-powered lights - Some of their advantages

    Solar-powered lighting is emerging as an environmental-friendly and cost-efficient solution in many outdoor lighting applications. Many municipalities are finding them to be the perfect solution for illuminating streets, pathways, parking lots, and signs in location not easily connected to the power-grid. Solar lights use solar panels to convert sunlight during the daytime into electricity and ...


    By ReInvent LED

  • Preparation of N-doped ZnO-loaded halloysite nanotubes catalysts with high solar-light photocatalytic activity

    N-doped ZnO nanoparticles were successfully assembled into hollow halloysite nanotubes (HNTs) by using the impregnation method. The catalysts based on N-doped ZnO-loaded HNTs nanocomposites (N-doped ZnO/HNTs) were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray (TEM-EDX), scanning electron microscopy-energy dispersive X-ray (SEM-EDX), UV-vis ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Photocatalytic removal of 2-nitrophenol using silver and sulfur co-doped TiO2 under natural solar light

    To overcome the drawback of poor solar light utilization brought about by the narrow photoresponse range of TiO2, a silver and sulfur co-doped TiO2 was synthesized. Using the prepared catalyst, solar photocatalytic degradation of 2-nitrophenol (2-NP) by a TiO2-based catalyst was studied for the first time. Effects of the co-doping on the structural, optical and morphological ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Integrated Solar Lights, Facts and Advantages

    Integrated solar lights , also known as integrated solar street light, is a perfect combination of high efficiency solar panel, long life lithium-ion battery, high efficiency LEDs and intelligent controller, PIR human body sensing module, security mounting brackets and other functional elements. A ...


    By Greco Green Energy Co., Ltd

  • Comparison between the photocatalytic degradation of single and binary azo dyes in TiO2 suspensions under solar light irradiation

    Textile industries discharge a large quantity of colored wastewater which is harmful to the ecosystem. In this study, two kinds of dyes were investigated: the mono azo Acid Orange 7 (AO7) and diazo Reactive Green 19 (RG19). The photocatalytic degradation of single (AO7, RG19) azo dye and binary (AO7 and RG19 mixture) azo dye aqueous solutions was photocatalyzed by commercial titanium dioxide ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Aniline chlorination by in situ formed Ag–Cl complexes under simulated solar light irradiation

    Ag speciation in a chloride medium was dependent upon the Cl/Ag ratio after releasing into surface water. In this study, the photoreaction of in situ formed Ag–Cl species and their effects on aniline photochlorination were systematically investigated. Our results suggested that formation of chloroaniline was strongly relevant to the Cl/Ag ratio and could be interpreted using the ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Visible and solar light photocatalytic disinfection of bacteria by N-doped TiO2

    A water treatment system was developed based on a photocatalytic process, employing immobilized N-doped TiO2, which worked under solar radiation. Batch reactor studies were conducted using an immobilized and suspended form of N-doped TiO2. Activities of Degussa P-25 and N-doped TiO2 were compared. Optimization of catalyst concentration was also carried out. Reaction rates ...


    By IWA Publishing

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