Solar Lighting News

  • PROINSO Launches Social Entrepreneurship CSR Initiative to Tackle Use of Kerosene

    Six years after launching its CSR initiative – Solar Energy Solidarity solar energy distributor and integrator, PROINSO, is launching a new corporate social responsibility initiative. The initiative aims to tackle youth unemployment in underprivileged communities by promoting social entrepreneurship, with a focus on solar; and to reduce health risks by replacing fossil fuels with solar ...


    By Proinso USA

  • Solar Light Company, Inc. aids in cancer prevention research with the Solarmeter Model 6.5 UV Index Meter

    Over the past several decades, Solar Light Company, Inc. has emerged as one of the leading worldwide manufacturers of radiometers, UV meters, precision light sources, and many other products. Our customers continuously use our products to find solutions to problems and make amazing technological, scientific, and medical advancements. Specifically, we’re proud that many of the products we ...


    By Solar Light

  • Grants of up to £10,000 available for businesses, charities and schools that install solar PV or LED lighting

    Grants Available Energy providers recently incurred large fines for failing to provide smart meters to their customers. The Carbon Trust is using some of this money to help businesses fund energy efficiency measures, through accredited installers like SunGift. Grants are up to £10,000, 30% of the cost of the project or 30% of five times the system’s year one projected ...


    By SunGift Solar Ltd

  • King County Metro signs Urban Solar on for rare 10 year contract

    In an unprecedented move, King County Metro (Metro) granted Urban Solar a decade-long contract to provide solar LED lighting solutions for its transit shelters and stops. The relationship began in 2011 when Metro signed Urban Solar on for a five-year contract for its PV-Shelter solar systems.  Urban Solar was able to transform Metro’s flat shelter roof solar lighting systems and ...


    By Urban Solar

  • FAA Miramar Solves 24/7 Energy Needs with Solar Carports

    Solar carports at the FAA facility in Miramar. Engineering and construction by Independent Energy Solutions (IES) of Vista, California. SunPower supplied the 2,800+ modules that cover the carports and are estimated to generate over 1.6 million kilowatt hours of energy per year, saving the facility nearly $50,000 every month. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Air Traffic Control is an ...

  • Sharp mulls China solar cell market entry

    Under its new Taiwanese ownership, Sharp’s solar division has begun exploring international solar cell supply opportunities, and recently revealed that it is assessing the markets of the Philippines, Indonesia, Mongolia and across Europe. This week, as reported by the Nikkei, Sharp has also begun conducting market research into the viability of supplying into China – the ...


    By pv magazine

  • Victoria`s Carmanah Technologies finds its guiding light

    When Carmanah Technologies reports its year-end financial results at the end of this month, the solar-lighting company will paint a picture of strength, stability and promise. The Victoria-based company will report year-end revenue of more than $68 million US, a 56 per cent increase over 2014. Its forecast for earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization will exceed ...

  • Carmanah Technologies display solar aviation lights at Accra Summit

    Emergency nighttime medical evacuations are suddenly possible – saving lives. Passenger flight times can extend safely past dusk and transport of goods, in and out of a community, can happen over extended hours. The positive impact of longer operating hours filters into the community beyond the immediate airport and the addition of lights greatly improves operational safety – a fact ...

  • Carmanah Marks Portugal Power Towers with OL800 Lights

    Carmanah Technologies (TSX: CHM) distributor InfoControl (link is external), has installed a large quantity of Carmanah solar-powered LED obstruction lights in Portugal. The Carmanah OL800 light has been successfully installed on 150 Portugal power towers, ...

  • Larson Electronics Releases a 1.5KW Solar Powered Light Tower Equipped with Four 120 Watt LED Light Fixtures

    Larson Electronics announced the release of a Solar Powered Generator with a Pneumatic Light Tower Mast equipped with four 120 watt LED light heads, 6 solar panels, a solar charging system, a battery bank and a pneumatic mast mounted on a trailer with outriggers and a removable tongue. The ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • EIA expands monthly reporting of crude oil production with new data by API gravity

    New data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that for the first nine months of 2015, the majority of crude oil produced in the Lower 48 states was light oil. As categorized by API gravity, a measure of the density of oil, the largest share of production was in the 40.1 to 45 degree API gravity range (see chart). ...

  • Dangote Group’s Joseph Makoju, Akon Lighting Africa and the AfDB big winners at West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos

    Joseph Makoju, Honorary Advisor for the Dangote Group, was honoured with the  Lifetime Achievement Regional Award during the sold-out gala dinner at the West African Power Industry Awards in Lagos on Tuesday evening. Akon Lighting Africa scored a double nod of approval from the industry with two awards, namely Best Renewable Energy Project and CSR Initiative of the Year. The ...


    By Clarion Events Ltd

  • Kazakhstan International Exhibition Lighting Kazakhstan (Oct 2015)

    Kaich Group attened Kazakhstan Light Exhibition and studied the steet light situaion in Kazakhstan. We have learned that the government there applies a fund allowance of 50% to the renovation of LED street light or Solar Street Light and Solar generation system for energy saving and environment protection.  As the market potential of LED light is very big, Kaich will put more attention in ...

  • TELUS Garden inspiring symbol of a future-friendly world opens in Vancouver

    TELUS Garden, the spectacular new headquarters for TELUS Corporation that officially opened last Friday, is more than a bold statement on sustainable development; it is a beacon for building cities of the future. The one million square foot, 24-floor office tower located on the corner of West Georgia and Seymour in Downtown Vancouver provides nearly 450,000 square feet of much-needed office space ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Decorative Solar Lights for the Community Congregational Church of Benicia, CA!

    Not wanting traditional, "commercial" parking lot lights but rather something more decorative, and at the same time having to adhere to strict city height requirements, The Community Congregational Church of Benicia, CA contacted Greenshine New Energy to provide a solar lighting solution for their large parking lot. Completely off grid, this solar lighting solution is the perfect choice when ...


    By ReInvent LED

  • New solar light with integrated battery box!

    Greenshine is proud to announce their new proprietary design Lita-A20 series with an integrated, easy access, locking battery enclosure at the base of the pole. This Greenshine proprietary design incorporates the battery ...


    By ReInvent LED

  • Best Solar Panels for Home Lighting and Small Appliances

    The idea of using solar panels for homes is catching on very fast across the country. More and more people become conscious about the pollution concerns and global warming issues. The growing population is affecting the power generation directly in many ways which is detrimental to the earth. The heavy use of nonrenewable fuels is causing a rise in inflationary rates that is ...


    By Solarpanelsxpert

  • Chile, a Sun and Sea ‘Mine’

    The country, which is famous for its metal ores, also has abundant renewable energy. With 2,380 hours a year of exposure and a radiation percentage higher than that of the Sahara, it has a considerable growth potential in solar PV, and the long Ocean coastline offer significant development prospects for marine energy. Chile, which is famous in the world for its huge underground copper and ...


    By Enel Green Power SpA

  • Integrated Solar LED Lights Launched by Greco Green Energy

    Greco Green Energy Co., Ltd. (the Company) announced that it is going to introduce an innovative high-tech solar powered LED light to the market, the ‘all-in-one integrated solar LED light’. The company’s all-in-one integrated solar LED lights, ranging from 5 watt to 60 watt, are suited to illuminate various outdoor areas including streets, parks, roads, gardens, squares and so ...


    By Greco Green Energy Co., Ltd

  • DOE Publishes GATEWAY Report on High-Luminous-Flux LED Lighting in a High-Temperature Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy has released a GATEWAY report on a trial demonstration in which the incumbent quartz metal halide (QMH) area lighting was replaced with LED at three pole locations along a 7.2-mile stretch of the Yuma (Arizona) Sector Border Patrol Area. This high-luminous-flux and high-temperature application is not unique, and similar applications can benefit from the findings of ...


    By US Department of Energy

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