About 1.3 billion people worldwide depend on “fuel-based lighting” because they do not have access to the electric grid, usually burning kerosene for light in different types of lanterns. Based on an estimation by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) an amazing 25 billion liters of kerosene and 1.4 million tons of candles are burned every year for lighting, resulting in emissions of 74 million tons of CO2.
Smart Off-Grid Lighting: Wind and Solar Powered
As off-grid lighting requires no cabling, trenching, or utility hookup, there are great cost savings and environmental benefits.
There are several reasons why clients choose off-grid solar street lighting:
- Ease of installation
- Minimal Maintenance
- Environmentally Conscious