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SEPCO’s blog about commercial solar LED lighting and power systems including info on design, economics, installation, and FAQs

Tips for A Successful Outdoor Solar Lighting Installation

Tips for A Successful Outdoor Solar Lighting Installation

With the recent trends to go green, there are more and more government and institution outdoor solar lighting installations being undertaken. How do you know if you've got..

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Star Spangled Banner Illuminated by Solar

The Star-Spangled Banner Illuminated by Solar LED Flag Lights

A little while back an article was published about one of our solar lighting systems being used to light The Star-Spangled Banner at Fort McHenry National Park. The flag is a..

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6 Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint for Businesses

6 Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint for Businesses

Do your bit for the environment and reduce your carbon footprint by following these six tips. You’ve likely heard the phrase ‘carbon footprint’ before, it’s a buzzword many..

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Solar Lighting and Power Systems

Why Should You Buy a Solar Lighting or Power System?

  There is no better way to become eco-friendly than to invest in either solar lighting or a solar power system, but the benefits for going solar are much deeper than any..

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Common Mistakes People Make With Solar Parking Lot Lighting

Common Mistakes People Make With Solar Parking Lot Lighting

Solar parking lot lighting systems provide a great alternative to a standard grid-powered lighting system since they require no trenching for installation, use zero energy, have..

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Solar Powered Internal LED Sign Lighting Systems

Solar Powered Internal LED Sign Lighting Systems

Signs often are installed in areas where the power grid is unavailable; however, with SEPCO solar lighting solutions, we can provide the power to the sign cabinet in almost any..

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Solar LED Lighting Systems Expectations vs Reality

Solar LED Lighting Systems: Expectations vs Reality

As the solar lighting industry has evolved over the last decade or two, there have been many advances and setbacks that have happened. There are many expectations of where the..

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5 Methods to Cut Energy Costs Effortlessly

5 Methods to Cut Energy Costs Effortlessly

Business owners in the United States spend around $60 billion on energy annually. Finding ways to reduce monthly operating costs should be one of your main goals. While this may..

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How Bright is 7 Watts? Understand Lighting and Brightness

How Bright is 7 Watts? Understand Lighting and Brightness

Doing some research – specifically keyword research – I came across this question – How bright is 7 watts? This made me sit back and think. If people are asking how bright 7 Watts..

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HPS vs LED Lighting

Old Style HPS Lights vs Solar Powered LED Lights

Over the last decade, LEDs have evolved greatly. Not only has their light output increased, but also their efficiencies and price points have changed drastically. There are so..

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Solar Light Poles for Military Parking Lot Project

Comparing Solar Light Pole Project Cost vs System Cost

  Often in the solar lighting industry, we receive calls asking for a system to meet a need in an area where power is not feasible to bring out, but then months later, the..

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Independent Power Producers – Can They Boost Profitability

Independent Power Producers – Can They Boost Profitability?

Sites eager to boost their mining power and power generation reliability may benefit from contracting an independent power producer. Although short-term power solutions have their..

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Not sure where to start?

Check out our solar lighting design guide and see what it takes to design a commercial solar lighting system

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