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Solar Hybrid Street Light

A novel solar lighting system using high charging capacity input from solar panel with grid supply as backup

December 2020

Solar Hybrid Street Light

A novel solar lighting system using high charging capacity input from solar panel with grid supply as backup

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date December 2, 2020
From India
Maturity stage TRL 7 - Prototype testing in the real world

Streetlight is a vital requirement in modern society, but can require large amounts of electricity. This Solution helps to reduce emissions from streetlighting by generating and utilising solar energy alongside electricity from the grid. First priority is always given to solar, with mains supply as back-up, offering peace of mind to users. The Solution works on dual source of input power and will work even in the case of grid failure or electricity disruption. In areas where grid electricity is not available, it can be used as standalone off-grid solar system as well. Secondary output can be used for environmental sensors for receiving real time data of sunlight, humidity, temperature, noise, barometric pressure, VOC & seismic detection, as well as for connecting blinkers, CCTV cameras, etc. This helps to reduce additional infrastructure costs by powering these additional equipment by solar power.

The Environmental Benefits

  • At least 25-28% more efficient than traditional solar inverter when used for lighting application
  • Almost three times more efficient than traditional light sources
  • Up to 100% reduction in CO2 emission compared to mainstream option

The Financial Benefits

  • Payback period can be less than 2 to 3 years, depending on location of installation
  • Can work in absence of grid supply as well meaning grid failure will not lead to shut down of public lighting thus saving costs on back-up system

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Macon Power Pvt Ltd

Manufacturers of various types of solar charge controllers, solar home lighting system, smart solar LED street lights, solar flood lights, agriculture

Headquarters Pune, Maharashtra 411051, India
Type Company
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