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SEPCO-Solar Lighting's Blog on Renewable Energy and Green Ideas: LED Lighting

An LED Solar Street Light Provides Better Visibility

An LED Solar Street Light Provides Better Visibility

Most street lights installed currently use low-pressure sodium, high-pressure sodium, or metal halide lamps to light up the streets. Not only do these lamps use a ton more..

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5 Tools for Solar LED Lighting Projects

5 Useful Tools for a Successful Commercial Solar Lighting Project

There are so many great tools available online today. Some of these tools are multi-faceted and can be used for a range of applications. Some are specific for one industry or..

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Solar Lighting Retrofit

Solar Lighting Retrofits: Replacing Existing Grid Lights

Our sales specialists are constantly requested to replace traditional grid-tied lights with off-grid solar-powered lighting systems by potential customers. This would entail..

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Urban Energy Independence and Public Sustainability

Urban Energy Independence and Public Sustainability

As climate crises like the Texas winter freeze or the blistering heatwave that hit the Pacific Northwest become more common, individuals and municipalities alike are recognizing..

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How long solar lights pay for themselves

How long does it take for solar lights to pay for themselves

According to the EIA, over 219 billion kWh of electricity is used for lighting every year. Assuming 14 cents per kWh, this is the equivalent of 30.66 billion dollars a year...

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HPS vs LED Streetlights Solar Powered

Why HPS And LED Streetlights Differ and Seeing the Benefits

  Cities and municipalities are phasing out HPS fixtures and switching over to more efficient LED fixtures for many reasons. There is a significant difference between these two..

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Installing Solar Bollards

What Are The Benefits Of Installing Solar Bollards?

  With technological developments on the rise, the increased popularity and advancements of solar bollards are a milestone. The lights use highly efficient solar energy and offer..

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Benefits of Choosing Solar Lighting

Benefits of Choosing Solar Lighting

Solar lighting systems provide security and illumination in needed areas when grid power is unattainable or costly to bring to a site. It is also great in applications where a..

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Components of a Reliable Off Grid Lighting System

5 Components of a Reliable Off Grid Lighting System

  There are many different variables with an off grid lighting system in todays market. Understanding what each component consists of, how it relates to the whole system in..

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Solar Pathway Lighting Systems

Review of Solar Pathway Lighting Systems for Walking Trails

  Solar lighting systems come in many shapes and sizes. From large scale overhead systems that operate all night and have huge solar panels and battery backups, to small scale..

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Solar LED Lighting for Parks and Recreation

Best Solar LED Lighting Systems for Parks and Recreation

  There are many different areas that can be illuminated in any park; from entrance and directional signs, to parking lots and roadways, walking or biking trails, boat ramps,..

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Solar Parking Lot Lighting

Common Mistakes People Make With Solar Parking Lot Lighting

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

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