Next Generation Solar Lighting

Next Generation Solar Lighting

Let’s take a look at the basics. Solar power is converting sunlight into electricity, rather than by burning fossil fuels or other energy sources like natural gas or hydropower. Accounting for more than 5% of Australia’s energy production, it’s a cost-effective way to make use of the abundance of sunlight we have here.

How do Solar panel lights work?

During daylight, a solar panel absorbs sunlight and converts it to power, which then charges the panel’s battery. When it becomes dark and the panel is producing less power, a control unit triggers the system to stop charging the battery and to turn on the light. Again in the morning, the control unit is triggered when the panel starts producing power and turns off the light. Some lights can also be set to turn on and off via a timer or remote.

Save on your power bill

Solar lights are a great way to save money on your power bills, reduce greenhouse gas emissions while getting the job done. In large outdoor spaces like backyards, car parks, tennis courts, gardens and rural areas, they are extremely cost-effective for a huge amount of illumination.

In the past, they have been issues with affordability, low-quality batteries and of course, not being able to run on cloudy days. While we can’t change the weather, the technology has come leaps and bounds in the last ten years, with great quality and very simple installation. With no cables or circuitry to worry about, it is as simple as mounting to a surface. Now Australians are able to choose from a range of styles, as well as convenient additions like motion sensors or remote control.

Take a look below at the solar lights we stock.

Solar Lights