23 Dec '11, 4am

Solar Energy Lighting: Streetlights powered by solar energy are becoming increasingly popular because they are a...

Streetlights powered by solar energy are becoming increasingly popular because they are affordable, simple and safe to install, are easily relocated — and they save on electrical costs. The key electrical components in such lights are solar modules, controller, battery and LED lights. Solar modules convert the sun's rays into electricity, which then charges the battery, which supplies the energy to LED lights at twilight. The controller protects battery life, by avoiding any overcharging or draining of batteries. The key to a perfect combination of solar and LED solar lighting is they both use DC low voltage and need no converters. Moreover, a LED street light uses 50%-60% less power than traditional HPS lamp, with higher CRI (>75), which is more suitable for night time. Energy saving, solar lighting is good for our environment and to learn more about this green alternativ...

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U.S. Solar Energy in 2011

cleantechnica.com 24 Dec '11, 12am

Consumer, business and industry support for solar continues to grow . Solar’s growth is leading to rapid innovation across...

Lemnis Lighting’s “Buy One, Give One” Holiday Promotion Brings Solar LED Lighting to Rural Zambians

Lemnis Lighting’s “Buy One, Give One” Holiday P...

cleantechnica.com 21 Dec '11, 10am

San Francisco’s Lemnis Lighting is one socially and environmentally focused LED lighting technology company doing just tha...

New Solar Energy Projects (10 More Big Ones): Filed under: Energy News

New Solar Energy Projects (10 More Big Ones): F...

cleantechnica.com 23 Dec '11, 12am

Recurrent Energy announced that it had secured $250 million for 200 MW worth of solar projects . The financing will be for...

Solar Panel Jewelry An Energy Conversation Starter

Solar Panel Jewelry An Energy Conversation Starter

treehugger.com 21 Dec '11, 3pm

There's a lot of solar paneled items out there, to be sure. We've bled plenty of digital ink covering solar chargers , sol...

Solar Energy International Launches Solar Professionals Certificate Program

Solar Energy International Launches Solar Profe...

renewableenergyworld.com 20 Dec '11, 9pm

industry, it is becoming more and more important and valuable to employers of where someone has received their training in...

Alternative Energy: Solar, Wind, Even Human-Powered! Best of ...: Alternative Energy: Solar, Wind, Even Human-Po...

Alternative Energy: Solar, Wind, Even Human-Pow...

re-nest.com 24 Dec '11, 9pm

It's amazing the difference in energy consumption one person can make by changing a couple of things in the home, or by ch...

US installed solar electric capacity stands @ 3...

seia.org 23 Dec '11, 7pm

Americans from across the political spectrum overwhelmingly support solar, including federal incentives for solar. Downloa...

New Energy Efficient Lighting Puts People to Work

New Energy Efficient Lighting Puts People to Work

switchboard.nrdc.org 19 Dec '11, 6pm

Deep in the heart of America’s rust belt a new generation of companies is riding a wave of job-creating lighting technolog...

Philips Supplies Cooking Stoves and Solar LED L...

appliancemagazine.com 16 Dec '11, 1pm

Royal Philips Electronics supplied sustainable cooking stoves and solar-driven LED home lighting to 200 households in the ...

Solar Power Love in Nicaragua

cleantechnica.com 26 Dec '11, 1pm

in Nicaragua. There, it’s not just about power, but also helps to provide people with drinkable water! Something to apprec...

Infinite Solar | Business | Solarplaza | The gl...

solarplaza.com 18 Dec '11, 8pm

Infinite Solar Inc. is the premier solar training and continuing education provider on the East Coast, offering IREC accre...

New Research Sheds New Light on Solar Energy Ef...

energyrefuge.com 17 Dec '11, 12pm

New Research Sheds New Light on Solar Energy Efficiency by Antonio Pasolini on December 17, 2011 Xiaoyang Zhu One of the m...

Solar Energy for Water & Space Heating — Global...

cleantechnica.com 18 Dec '11, 12am

I’m a huge fan of Lester Brown. He’s one of my favorite people out there, I think. Sister site sustainablog regularly post...

Study: LEDs Likely Lighting Of Choice By 2015

Study: LEDs Likely Lighting Of Choice By 2015

aboutmyplanet.com 17 Dec '11, 12pm

LEDs, or light-emitting diodes, are becoming more popular with electronics and lighting alike. Until recently, LEDs were n...

Concentrated Solar Thermal Heat and Power for H...

green-energy-news.com 25 Dec '11, 9am

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