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Solar Street Light with Pole and Battery Price

Solar Street Light with Pole and Battery Price

Could you mind me asking you a few questions?

Do you dare to use the 0.2 USD/piece mask?

Do you dare to eat $0.8/kg beef?

Or will you use the $300/piece iPhone 13 Pro?

In fact, your answer should be no, but why do very cheap solar street lights dare to use them? Just because a few examples above maybe threaten your life. But the quality of solar street lights is not a threat to the safety of your life but it will threaten your reputation and the honor of your business, Maybe you can understand what I said.

I have been working in the solar street light industry for many years, the most frequently asked question is, How much do solar street lights cost? But before we answer that question, let’s break down first some of the major factors influencing solar street light prices.

There are 2 Major factors affecting solar street lights prices

Battery and poles are the main factors that affect the solar street light budget cost. If you are looking to buy a cost-effective solar street light, this article will guide you with some valuable information about batteries and light poles, and their prices.

Solar  street light battery price

How Many Types of Solar street light Batteries?

Generally, There are 3 types of batteries used in solar street lights.

1)lead-acid battery: 1,200 cycles, 2 years life large size and weight. 12v

2) Lithium-Ion Battery: 2,000-3,000 cycles, 3-5years life and compact size 11.1v

3) lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePo4) : 4000-4,500 cycles.8-10 years life compact size, 12.8v

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Lighting hours and the capacity of the battery

solar street light battery capacity

solar street light battery capacity

Lead-Acid battery about (1.2$/Ah-2$/Ah)

Lead-Acid batteries became the norm for many years since they are robust and cheap. They include a cathode made out of lead oxide, and a metallic lead anode, both immersed in a sulphuric acid electrolyte. While they are cheap, lead-acid batteries might require regular maintenance, which is why we do not recommend them for underground installations on solar street lights. AGM and Gel batteries are the most commonly used Lead-Acid batteries for solar street lights.

Lithium-Ion battery about (1.8$/Ah-2.2$/Ah)

Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) batteries are among the most popular batteries for solar street lights, but also the most expensive ones. They use a lithium metal oxide cathode and a lithium-carbon anode, immersed in a lithium salt electrolyte. Li-Ion batteries are widely popular due to their higher energy density, resulting in a higher capacity with a compact design.

Lithium Iron Phosphate battery about (0.5$/Ah-4$/Ah)

even LiFePo4 batteries have many types, have 0.5/Ah,0.8$/Ah, 1.5$/Ah, 2.7$/Ah,3$/Ah, and 4$/Ah, you will get what you pay for.

Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries are another great lithium battery technology, but for a lower price. LiFePO4 batteries are manufactured with graphite anodes and lithium iron phosphate cathodes, immersed in a lithium salt electrolyte. This is the preferred lithium technology for solar street lights since it is cheaper than Li-Ion but still provides a maintenance-free option with high energy density. Relate article:2022 Best Battery for Solar Street Light

Which solar street light battery type is the best?

While knowing about the different aspects to consider when choosing a battery. Nowadays, Solar Street Lights batteries prefer to use Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries (LiFePO4) and good quality batteries compared to Lithium-ion batteries. Lithium Iron batteries can be cyclically charged and discharged more than 2000 times, with long life, high safety performance, and strong resistance to low and high temperatures. On the basis of our selection of lithium batteries, the use of intelligent balancing technology and intelligent dual protection technology to make the battery life longer. But there are currently 4 grades of LiFePo4 batteries on the market, A-class LiFePo4 battery, B-class LiFePo4 battery, li-ion battery, and D-class LifePo4 battery(Already eliminated used LifePo4 battery).

1.A- class LifePo4 batteries(about 4$/AH 8-10 years life span)

A- class LifePo4 battery refers to the battery capacity, thickness, length, width, and other parameters. The battery manufactured in accordance with the standard is called A class, the solar street light life span can last 8-10 years.

2. B- class LifePo4 batteries. (about 2.7$/Ah-3$/Ah 5-8 years lie span)

refers to a slight gap in battery capacity, or the length, width and thickness do not meet the order requirements, and the price is cheaper than product A. In addition, product A is generally placed in the warehouse. If it has not been shipped for 3-6 months, it is also called B class, the solar street light life span can last 5-8 years.

3. C- class LifePo4 batteries.(1$/Ah-1.5$/AH 1-3 years life span)

C-class LifePo4 batteries are indeed saying that the battery of product B has been placed in the warehouse for more than 8 months. If it has not been shipped, it can be called product C. The battery of product C is due to the long storage time. With the self-discharge and dust, water For the aging of gas, the performance of the C-type cell is generally only about 50-60% of the A-type cell of the same model. The safety of the C-type battery is poor. In addition, the C-type battery is not durable. After several cycles of charging, the performance is greatly reduced. the solar street light life span can last 1-3 years.

4. D-class LifePo4 battery(0.5$/Ah-0,8$/Ah 0.6 months-1year life span)

D-class LifePo4 battery(Already eliminated Or have been used LifePo4 battery also called a second-hand battery), Capacity, pressure drop, internal resistance, circulation, and other performance are in a very low and unstable state, not only can not meet the assembly requirements, but its service life is usually 6-8 months, you need to replace the battery, which is also the most popular Battery on the market. the solar street light life span can last 0.6-1 year.

And where did these eliminated LifePo4 batteries go? For what use? It is understood that many eliminated LifePo4 batteries have just flowed into the solar street light industry, Unfortunately, more than 90% of solar street light manufacturers on the market now use this LifePo4 battery that has been eliminated which causes another disadvantage to the solar street light market that already lacks standards. The industry is more uneven, and the gap between prices and quality is greater.

Solar street light pole price

How many types of Solar street light poles?

Solar street light pole type materials are different, there are galvanized, aluminum, straight square steel, round poles, tapered poles, ornamental poles, synthetic composite fiberglass, or concrete poles/posts. If you are looking for the best anti-rust pole, a hot-dip galvanizing pole is the best option. The product claims that it will not rust in 8-10 years. Among other pole types, a hot-dip galvanizing pole is the most expensive. Another option is the cold-dip galvanizing pole with an average anti-rust effect lasting 2-3 years. When buying a solar street light pole, we also need to consider its hurricane-resistant poles – solar lighting poles need very sturdy that they can withstand wind speeds of up to 175 miles per hour. This ensures that solar street lighting systems will still be up and running after the storm has passed; offering safety and security when you need it most.

Which solar street light pole type is the best?

Among the three solar street light poles mentioned above, we recommend that customers choose hot-dip galvanized light poles. Although the price is more expensive, it has a good anti-rust effect, Hurricane resistance, and will last longer. There is a kind of galvanized pipe paint, which usually rusts in half a year to a year. Just be careful in purchasing as many cold galvanizing on the market are now pretending to be hot galvanized.

How much does a solar street light pole cost?

Solar street light comes with a wide variety of pole sizes which affects the cost. Below are some of the types of pole height designs for solar street lights design:

3m-4m about (15$/m-20$/m) hot-dip galvanized light Cone straight poles price is about(45$-80$), The thickness of lamp pole is 2.5mm, pole to pole distance is 15-20m, with a 30w-40w solar street light.

5m-6m about (15$/m-20$/m) hot-dip galvanized light Cone straight poles price is about (75$-120$), The thickness of lamp pole is 2.75mm pole to pole distance is 20-25m, with 50w-60w solar street light.

7m-8m about (17$/m-22$/m)hot-dip galvanized light Cone straight poles price is about (119$-176$), The thickness of lamp pole is 3mm, pole to pole distance is 25-30m, with an 80w-100W solar street light.

9m-12m about (19$/m-25$/m)hot-dip galvanized light Cone straight poles price is about (171$-300$), The thickness of lamp pole is 3.25mm, pole to pole distance 30-35m, with a 120W-150w solar street light.

    Other factors that affect the solar street light price

    Solar street light LED Chip price

    210LM/W(about 0.8$/W): Brightness decayed in 5 years, and more than 80% brightness remained.

    110LM/W(about 0.5$/w): Brightness decayed in 2-3 years, and about 20% brightness remained.

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    Solar street light controllers’ price

    There are 2 types of controllers: PWM(about 8$/piece-15$/piece) and MPPT(about 16$-32$/piece) in the market.

    All in one solar led street lights to adopt a smart MPPT controller, for, in this case, PWM will waste some energy collected by panels, while MPPT can convert all the solar energy collected into chemical energy and this smart MPPT improves battery life and provided the efficient service throughout the whole year.

    Compared to our smart MPPT controller to PWM controller, the whole solar street light efficiency increased by about 30%.

    Solar street light solar panel price

    solar street light solar panel

    solar street light solar panel

    There are 3 types of solar panels used in solar street light

    High-efficiency Monocrystalline Double-sided Solar Panel (about 0.4$/W)

    High-efficiency Monocrystalline(about 0.33$/W-0.37$/W)

    High-efficiency Polycrystalline(about 0.30$/W-0.32$/W)

    Why do we choose a Monocrystalline solar panel or High-efficiency Monocrystalline Double-sided Solar Panel? By selecting a monocrystalline solar module, Solar-led street Lighting International knows it will produce more energy, work better in high temperatures, and last longer than a polycrystalline panel.

    Solar street light Case and Bracket Material price 

    Quality solar street lights Case and Bracket Material(about 60$-100$) use a customized die-casting aluminum mold due to its abundant benefits. The major advantages of die-casting aluminum mold are lightweight, strong, corrosion-resistant, and anti-rust. With its solid and firm materials, it can withstand a strong wind load of up to 130 MPH. It is also equipped with stainless steel screws that are used as fasteners to protect against any harsh weather conditions. Aside from that, the die-casting aluminum mold looks elegant and classy.

    On the contrary, lower-quality solar street lights Case and Bracket Materials(about30$-40$) just use mold and rough craft. Usually, the installation requires the support of the knighthead, to recover the structure strength issue, making the installation more complex. It also lacks stability and cannot withstand strong wind.

    Conclusion

    Solar street light costs are highly influenced by several factors. Therefore, you should take note of these factors to understand the pricing. Compared to conventional street lights, solar street lights are essentially more cost-effective, energy-saving, and environmentally friendly. While the upfront cost of solar street lights is more expensive than the cost of traditional street lights,

    Solar street light prices are influenced by many factors. solar street lights with poles and batteries are the 2 most important factors to understand the pricing. When you are looking for a battery and pole for solar street light, consider the aspects talked about during the article, which will help you choose a suitable, high-quality solar street light to avoid losses.

    We recommend purchasing solar street lights from reputable manufacturers only because they provide good biggest deals and high-quality solar street lights. Aside from that, they often offer discounted rates for bulk orders.

    Bonus: ClodeSun Solar

    ClodeSun (CLODE Optoelectric Co., Ltd.) was established in 2013. Headquartered in Shenzhen, it is a high-tech enterprise in China. But ClodeSun sells a lot of products to Europe.

    Clodesun launched a foldable design all in one solar street light in 2021, which are designed by our German team for more than 1 year and tested for 2 years. This light stands out among various integrated solar street lights. It is widely praised by customers all over the world.

       

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      Solar Street Light With CCTV Camera Price

      Have you ever thought of installing a CCTV Camera on a solar street light for real-time monitoring in an area without a grid or electricity?

      Solar street light with WiFi/4G CCYV camera is your best choice for real-time monitoring in areas without electricity.

      In this article, Clodesun will explain to you what is a solar street light with a CCTV camera and how much solar street lights with a CCTV Camera cost. Is it worth your investment?

      What is Solar Street Light with CCTV Camera?

      Solar street light with CCTV camera system is a major breakthrough in the camera industry. It breaks the limitations of traditional cameras that require network and utility power for data transmission.

      Using a cell phone mobile network to transmit video data and solar power to supply electricity, Solar Street Light WiFi/4G camera solves the problem of monitoring in areas without network or electricity.

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      solar light with CCTV camera

      How do Solar Street Lights with CCTV Camera Work?

      Solar street light works by generating electricity through solar panels and storing it in a lithium battery, thus ensuring that the camera can work continuously even at night without light and on rainy days.

      The camera’s functionality is to capture images & videos & the data collected will be transmitted through the internet. WIFI/4G camera works similarly to a cell phone: the video data is sent to the server through the base station via the built-in 4G module. You can watch the live stream video easily on your APP/ PC no matter where you are. Solar-powered street lights with WIFI /4G cameras are the newest great development of the solar street light system.

       Solar street lights with CCTV cameras installed places

      In short, any place with a cellular network signal and the sunlight is suitable for solar street light camera installation. Before installation, you can test the local cell phone network signal strength by using your cell phone to access the Internet.

      Because the solar street light with a CCTV camera is suitable for installation in areas without internet or electricity, especially in places where internet and grid coverage is not good. Examples, include construction sites, farms, ranches, docks, boats, vacation homes, RVs, warehouses, highways, hydroelectric plants, oil fields, wildlife conservation bases, Security Perimeter Lighting, Hospital Lighting, Bridge Lighting, Airport Lighting, Industrial Lighting & practically, etc., provides a wireless surveillance system combined with outdoor lighting alongside security.

      Solar Street Light With CCTV Camera Benefits

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      solar street light with wifi camera

      • 100% powered by solar, without electricity bill
      • Remote transmission is possible without wiring, saving installation cost
      • Remote live view (images and videos) anytime from Anywhere (iPhone iPad Android PC)
      • Solar street lights with CCTV cameras can be installed in any place where there is a cell phone network signal and sunlight.
      • Compared with traditional cameras transmitted through the Internet, transmission through a cell phone network signal is more secure, and it is more difficult for hackers to invade the camera system and the crime rate will be decreased rapidly.
      • Traditional cameras can not be in areas without the Internet to achieve remote monitoring, solar street light camera as long as you insert the cell phone traffic card, can be anywhere in the world at any time remote viewing.

      Types of Solar Street Light With CCTV Cameras

      There are two types of Solar Street Light With CCTV Cameras on the market now, Solar Street Light With WiFi Cameras and solar street lights with 4G Cameras.

      Solar Street Light With WiFi Camera Features

      1. with WiFi CCTV Camera,
      2 megapixel 1920x 1080 HD Camera, 6mm Lens.
      3. Access through a user-friendly APP(Android & IOS) or PC version
      4. Supports multiple users, remote view from anywhere
      5. Supports Surveillance grade microSD card (up to 128GB)

      Solar Street Light with 4G Camera Features

      1. with 4G CCTV Camera,
      2 megapixels 1920x 1080 HD,5DB dual antenna, stable signal
      3. Two-way audio, two-way talk with HiFI Quality
      4. Supports multiple users, remote view from anywhere
      Motion detection alarm from your smartphone
      5. Supports Surveillance grade microSD card (up to 128GB)

      How Much Do Solar Street Lights with CCTV Camera Cost?

      The price of solar street light with a camera is more expensive than a solar street light. In order to ensure the long-term stable operation of solar cameras, high-quality raw materials must be used. The price varies greatly for different configurations of solar systems.

      Solar street light with wifi cameras is much cheaper than solar street light with 4G cameras. The price of a WiFi camera is about $60 to $100, and the price of a solar street light 4G camera is about $150 to $250.

      Solar street lights with wifi cameras are usually installed in environments with stable signal wifi, such as schools, hospitals, Airport Lighting, Industrial Lighting & practically, etc. The traffic of Solar street lights with wifi cameras cost for data transmission is free.

      Solar street lights with 4G cameras need to pay monthly for the traffic of the transmitted data. The traffic cost is determined by the data usage, watching and downloading only consume traffic, usually no traffic. Ordinary use of a month with 1G or less, the use of more than 4-5G / month. Now there are also operators launched a special monthly traffic package for the Internet of Things, unlimited network speed, and unlimited traffic, depending on the price of your local traffic package to specific options.

      Is it Worth to invest Solar Street Lights with CCTV Cameras?

      After learning about the benefits and prices of solar street lights with CCTV cameras, you will have these questions: Is it necessary to invest in solar street lights with CCTV cameras?

      The simplest answer is whether you really need it or not. For example, if you need to install solar street light surveillance where there is utility power, you naturally do not need to install solar street lights with CCTV cameras. If you do not have utility power, and you want to install a camera to achieve a remote monitoring function. Then there is no doubt that the solar street light with a CCTV camera will be your first choice.

      Clodesun launched a new solar street light product with CCTV Camera which they call a “foldable design all-in-one solar street light this year. The product was designed by their German team for almost one year and tested for two years before its actual launch. With its commendable features and specs, this solar street light made a high edge among various integrated solar street lights in the market. Currently, it is widely used by solar enthusiasts all over the world.

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        5 main factors affect solar street light project proposal

        A solar street light project proposal is a key factor that influenced the success of the project, which is rather apparent, Before starting a solar street light project, there are 5 factors that you need to consider in advance, such as the installation site, installation location, local environmental factors, latitude, lighting conditions, dust, corrosion, typhoon, and so on, following are the 5 main factors that need to consider in a Solar Street Light Project Proposal.

        Solar street light installation location

        Solar street lights can be installed in a wide range of locations, For example, Airport, Highway and roadway lighting, Park and Playground lighting, village roads, etc.

        So we need to consider the amount of traffic or activity in the area that needs illumination. For example, if solar street lights are installed on highways or airports, the traffic of people and vehicles is very busy and the lighting illuminations are relatively high. For example, especially on the highway, the client usually requires 100% 12 hours at night and last 3-4 rainy days. Conventional solar street lights can not meet the lighting requirements. then we need to consider enlarging the size of the solar panel and the capacity of the battery, another method is to increase the capacity of the solar street light battery and reduce the power of the LED.

        When solar street lights are installed in parks and village roads, the traffic of people is not very busy, and the illumination requirements are not high. The government can consider using conventional solar street lights at this time in order to save costs and energy.

        Therefore, a complete analysis of the Solar street light installation location and traffic pattern to determine the peak and off-peak hours and illuminations. This information will help you look for the best option to make a Project Proposal.

        The panel must not get any shadow including the pole.

        solar street light PANEL shadow

        Trees or buildings do not exceed lamps too high in case of shadows on the solar panels, Nowadays, our country pays more attention to greening projects, leading to many solar streetlight projects that will follow greening projects. However, in summer thunderstorms, the trees near the solar streetlights are easily blown down by strong winds, destroyed, or directly damaged. Therefore, the trees around the solar streetlight should be pruned regularly, especially in the case of the wild growth of plants in summer. Ensuring the stable growth of trees can reduce the damage to solar streetlights caused by dumping trees.

        Since Solar street lights depend on the energy from sunlight, the amount of shade in the area is essential in a solar street light project proposal.

        Shading like (cloud cover, tree cover, and roof cover) and any obstruction will block the sunlight required to produce electricity for your solar street light. present in the area that you want to illuminate.

        So when we make a Solar Street Light Project Proposal we need To ensure that the panel does not get any shadow from any object including the pole, and install the solar street lights under the tree with the solar system remotely mounted on a sunny area nearby or install the street lights with poles taller than the trees.

        Sunlight conditions and latitude of the installation area

        Before the solar street light project proposal, we need to know the weather and geographic latitude of the region. Solar street lights are suitable for installation in enough sunlight places, like Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asian countries, but not suitable install in such as Canada, Russia, etc., because Canada and Russia have long winters, the temperature is very low, and snows often.

        However, when installing street lights in places with high temperatures, we need to consider the impact of high temperatures on the efficiency of solar panels. Because the temperature is too high will cause the opposite effect on the production of solar panels and prematurely damage solar cells.

        Solar street lights are also suitable for installation in high latitudes, but when installed in high latitudes, in order to make the solar panels face the sun to absorb more solar energy, we can use foldable design solar street lights. The foldable design of solar street lights can improve solar panel conversion efficiency by 10%-20%.

        So solar street light project proposal should take into account the local sunlight lighting conditions and the latitude of the install area.

        Local government regulations and restrictions

        Some countries and regions are very strict with solar street light installation, especially in coastal countries, they have particularly high requirements for the anti-corrosion and typhoon resistance of solar street lights installed, such as in the Philippines, Malaysia, etc., and some countries have particularly serious local sandstorms. Like Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the Middle East countries,  these country government requires that solar street lights need to have an automatic cleaning function system, which can help clean the sand and dust on the solar panel.

        Therefore, the installation’s high requirements for pole height or wind load should also be met before making a solar street light project proposal. These requirements will help you determine the type of material and the design of the solar lighting system.

        The solar street light Illumination level

        Before we make a solar street light project Proposal, we need to ask one question? Could you kindly tell me the width of the road or the height of the pole? We can supply the 3D Dialux simulation photometric according to your information,

        Brightness levels must include in a solar street light project proposal. Lighting Illumination levels require the determination of parameters such as the road width, pole height, pole position (center, both sides,s or on one-sided), pole and pole distance, module angle, and arm length.

        After determining lumens, we also need to eliminate glare, light pollution, uneven light patterns, and wasted energy.

        So before we make a good solar street light project proposal, we need to confirm the solar street light illumination level which can Guide how to install solar street lights and can also simulate the effect of solar street lights after installed

        Conclusion

        Before the solar street light project proposal, if the above five factors can be considered, not only can the installation cost be saved, but if the solar street light project is successfully installed, many people will benefit from it.

        Bonus: ClodeSun Solar

        ClodeSun (CLODE Optoelectric Co., Ltd.) was established in 2013. Headquartered in Shenzhen, it is a high-tech enterprise in China. But ClodeSun sells a lot of products to Europe.

        Clodesun launched a foldable design all in one solar street light in 2021, which are designed by our German team for more than 1 year and tested for 2 years. This light stands out among various integrated solar street lights. It is widely praised by customers all over the world.

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        Solar Street Lights project install applications

        There is an increasing demand for Solar Street lights these days and for obvious reasons. One important reason is overall cost savings in the long run, and the other is efficient lighting.

        These lights automatically operate from night until morning. In this article, we would discuss some of the top solar energy uses, applications and examples.

        There are 5 Solar Street Lights install applications

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         Airport Lighting

        Many Airports are equipped with solar lights because they are easy to install with no conventional electricity cost. These LED lights are installed on the runway and are portable. On the other hand, maintenance is needed only once in 7 years. These lights are used for safe Aircraft operations at night time.

        Highway and roadway lighting

        The Solar LED street lights are also very easy to install. With the help of these lights, the risk of accidents is minimized as there are no external wires needed for electric connections. These lights can be installed easily on remote roadways or highways where there is no electricity. LED Streetlight provides clear visibility for pedestrians and drivers. High-quality illumination LED light system beautifies urban areas at night without polluting the environment.

        Park and Playground lighting

        Solar lighting systems are beneficial for park and playground lighting needs as it helps to light signs, trails, pavilions, and parking lot. They are independent of the grid, so they can be installed anywhere in the park where there is a need for proper lighting. These lights provide safety for children who play after dark and also for the officials in order to secure the area during the night.

        These days, most cricket or football matches are held at night time due to several reasons. So Solar LED lights are installed in the stadium or playgrounds that can provide high-power lighting inside the field. For any sport, the Playground needs high-power lighting, called floodlight which can be achieved by the solar panel at a low cost and with minimal maintenance.

         Industrial lighting and commercial lighting

        The Solar LED lighting system has an exceptional storage system that allows 3 days of continuous illumination without any recharge. Industrial areas are bigger in size; therefore, they take a large amount of electricity for outdoor lighting. While installing these solar lights, the cost of electric wires will reduce and maintenance costs will be lower. Have a look at some of the Commercial Solar Lighting Services we offer.

         Outdoor security lighting

        Solar-powered security lights are illuminated by solar energy which is converted into electric energy. As a result, these are a practical choice for security purposes, as without electricity they can operate at night because the sun provides needed energy during the day.

        These lights automatically turn on when it senses any motion. They also operate during cloudy weather conditions and provide reliable lighting anytime. Outdoor lights are very successful in rural areas and Intelizon’s Zonstreet has been satisfyingly deployed it in Rural Districts.

        In fact, with lots of advantages, solar lights are also used in hospital parking, residential lighting, camping areas for tourists, etc. These solar street lights require fewer procedures for installation and also provide high-power lighting when compared to conventional lighting. But we have to know that these lights are not a practical option for every application because the cost is on the higher side.

        These Solar LED street lights require less system for installation and also provide high-power lighting when compared to conventional lighting. It also offers shelf life and minimal maintenance.

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          2023 Best Battery for Solar Street Light

          As we know, The battery is the most key component of the solar-powered street lights system, and also a major component of the solar-powered street lights system cost, There are several types of battery used in solar street lights, as the ternary battery, Lead-acid, Lithium battery and so on. LiFePO4 Lithium-ion battery is the highest cost-efficiency in the market for now. But why do we recommend lithium batteries for solar street lights?

            Six reasons for choosing lithium batteries

             high voltage

            The lithium battery has high voltage. The average voltage of a single cell can reach 3.7V or 3.2V. It is relatively equal to the series voltage of 2-4 nickel-metal hydride batteries or nickel battery cells.

             long life span

            The life of the lithium battery is very long. The service life of a lithium battery can be used for more than 6 years and up to 9 years if there is no accident. The normal use frequency is over 1500 times. If there is no accident, the number of users can reach more than 2000 times. The charge and discharge times of LiFePO4 Lithium battery are 2000 times, but Li-ion Lithium battery is only 800 times. The lifespan of LiFePO4 is 2. 5 times that Li-ion and 5-7 times that lead-acid batteries

            Lightweight

            The volume of the lithium battery of the same specification capacity is 2/3 of the volume of the lead-acid battery, the weight is 1/3 of the lead-acid battery, and the second energy density is several times that of the lead-acid battery.

            High-temperature resistance

            The electric heating peak value of lithium battery can reach 350℃-500℃ while lithium manganate and lithium cobaltate are only around 200℃. Wide operating temperature range (-20C–+75C), Very suitable for countries and regions with high temperatures and sunny, such as Africa, and Southeast Asia.

             Low self-discharge and no memory effect.

            In the production of lithium batteries, adding a protective plate to the lithium battery body can make the lithium battery have an overcharge and over-discharge effect. The lithium battery itself has high power endurance.

             Lithium batteries are environmentally friendly

             Lithium batteries do not contain toxic substances such as lead, mercury, and cadmium.

            There are 4 types of batteries used in solar street light

            1)SMF battery: 1-year life bulk in size 12v

            2)lead-acid battery: 1year life large size and weight.12v

            3) Lithium-Ion Battery: 3-5years life and compact size 11.1v

            4) lithium iron phosphate battery (LiFePo4) : 8-10 years life compact size, 12.8v

            In summary, the above is the advantage of using lithium batteries for solar street lamps. Lithium batteries can be cyclically charged and discharged more than 1500 times, with long life, high safety performance, and strong resistance to low and high temperatures. On the basis of our selection of lithium batteries, the use of intelligent balancing technology and intelligent dual protection technology to make the battery life longer.

            Nowadays, All in One Integrated Solar Street Lights battery uses Lithium Iron Phosphate Battery (LiEePO4) and good quality battery compare to Lithium-ion Battery.

            With the problem of the service life of new energy vehicle batteries, many LifePo4 batteries have been eliminated. Under the conditions of non-standard national policies and regulations and the immature use of echelon utilization technology, many manufacturers have to deal with these batteries at a low price, even by tons. Sale, so the price is extremely low, and some costs may vary from 1/5-1/10 of the normal battery.

            There are currently 4 grades of LiFePo4 batteries on the market, A-class LiFePo4 battery, B-class LiFePo4 battery, li-ion battery, and D-class LifePo4 battery(Already eliminated Or have been used LifePo4 battery).

            So where did these eliminated LifePo4 batteries go? For what use? It is understood that many eliminated LifePo4 batteries have just flowed into the solar street light industry, Unfortunately, more than 90% of solar street light manufacturers on the market now use this LifePo4 battery that has been eliminated which causes another disadvantage to the solar street light market that already lacks standards. The industry is more uneven, and the gap between prices and quality is greater.

             How do we distinguish these 4 types of LifePo4 batteries?

            The internal resistance and voltage of the battery cells are very different, so the consistency between the batteries will be much worse, such products will have a greater hidden danger after serial and parallel connection.

            Therefore, the capacity, voltage drop, internal resistance, circulation, and other performance of the eliminated cell are extremely low and unstable, which not only does not meet the assembly requirements but even if it is used for single use, its capacity attenuation and power-down rate are extremely low. Stable, the user experience must be extremely bad,

            A- class LifePo4 batteries.

             A- class LifePo4 battery refers to the battery capacity, thickness, length, width, and other parameters. The battery manufactured in accordance with the standard is called A class2. B- class LifePo4 batteries.

             B- class LifePo4 batteries.

            refers to a slight gap in battery capacity, or the length, width and thickness do not meet the order requirements, and the price is cheaper than product A. In addition, product A is generally placed in the warehouse. If it has not been shipped for 3-6 months, it is also B class

            C- class LifePo4 batteries.

            C-class LifePo4 batteries are indeed saying that the battery of product B has been placed in the warehouse for more than 8 months. If it has not been shipped, it can be called product C. The battery of product C is due to the long storage time. With the self-discharge and dust, water For the aging of gas, the performance of the C-type cell is generally only about 50-60% of the A-type cell of the same model. The safety of the C-type battery is poor. In addition, the C-type battery is not durable. After several cycles of charging, the performance is greatly reduced.

            D-class LifePo4 battery

            D-class LifePo4 battery(Already eliminated Or have been used LifePo4 battery), Capacity, pressure drop, internal resistance, circulation, and other performance are in a very low and unstable state, not only can not meet the assembly requirements, but its service life is usually 6-8 months, you need to replace the battery, which is also the most on the market. Battery.

            solar street light installation

            Nowadays more than 90% of solar street light manufacturers use C-class and D-class LifePo4 batteries. After several months of use, there is no problem. After half a year, there are a series of problems such as lithium battery damage and the light source not being bright.

            Summary:

            If you have requirements on the life and quality of solar street lights, the batteries eliminated are not recommended for use in solar street lights. If you have no requirements for the product, Belinda still recommends that regardless of the manufacturer, engineering company, or even government departments, you should choose high-quality products to serve the public, and be responsible for products, users, and society.

            60w solar street light with 6000 Lumens

            The price of 60w solar street light with 6000 Lumens

            Many people asked me how much the price of a 60w solar street light with 6000 Lumens recently,60w solar street lights are the best-hot selling street lights in the market these years. Because 60w solar street lamps can be used in solar street light government projects but also it can be used in civil projects, following we will introduce the price of 60w solar street lights and their specifications.

            The Price of a 60w Solar Street Light

            Solar Street Lights is a good eco-friendly and renewable alternative lighting solution that captures the hearts of people, particularly those green movement supporters and those who want to sustain and protect the environment they’re living in. People purchase different types of solar streetlights for a variety of purposes. Some purchase it to provide enough light on their house street, backyard, and garden, while others need it for commercial businesses’ parking lots, public general areas, and roadsides.

            If you are planning to get a 60w solar street light for your street house, backyard, or parking lot, you must be thinking about its purchase pricing. To give you an idea of the initial investment for these off-grid solar lights as well as for their installation.

            But, the good catch for investing in 60w solar street lights is its abundant benefits; and one of these is to avoid the hefty electric bills you have to pay monthly. To give you an estimate, you may pay about US$260-300/piece for high quality 60w solar Street light.30$ for the maintenance and electricity costs.

            The specifications of a 60w solar street light with 6000 Lumens

            Light source power: 60W

            Height of street light from the ground: 6 to 8 meters

            Light color: white

            CCT: 5000K (3500-6000K can be customzied)

            Light Efficiency: 100-160lm/w

            Daily working hours: about 10 hours when fully charged

            Induction method: light control + remote control

            Working hours per day: 10 hours

            Work time: Continuously 3-5 rainy days, 12 hours per night

            Recommand installation distance: 20-25m

            Light pole diameter: 40-140mm

            French flange: 950*550*63mm

            Battery capacity: 24AH LiFePo4 battery

            Photovoltaic panel power: monocrystalline silicon 80W High-efficiency Monocrystalline silicon

            Photovoltaic panel material: tempered glass 3.2mm, light transmittance 91%

            Lamp head style: flat type

            Lamp holder material: aluminum alloy pressing

            Waterproof grade: IP65

            Working environment: -40°-85°

            Conclusion:

            Belinda has 10 years of experience in sales and marketing of solar and LED lighting, making our design perfectly adapted to the market’s needs. She is passionate about solar streetlights and loves sharing her knowledge with the world.

              Solar powered street lights for residential

              solar powered street lights for residential

              There is an increasing demand for Solar Street lights these years, The all-in-one solar LED street light because of its stable performance, easy management, and no need for an electricity connection, is becoming more and more popular. Solar LED street lamps are used in residential, Rural roads, communities, squares, and parking lots from remote rural areas to cities.

              Solar-powered streetlights for residential applications

              Residential includes the park, playground, industry zone, and so on. There’s a lot of traffic and people in public places, but it’s usually only in the early hours of the night. The smart solar street light can use induction mode(PIR), solar street light time control mode, and can also do induction + time control hybrid mode, so it can meet the lighting use in public places, The low-carbon concept must be promoted from schools to hospitals, exhibitions, museums, and another outdoor lighting. Integrated solar street lamps not only meet the lighting needs but also have a prominent environmental protection demonstration effect.

              solar street light project in Vietnam

              Solar street lighting systems are beneficial for park and playground lighting needs as it helps to light signs, trails, pavilions, and parking lot. They are independent of the grid, so they can be installed anywhere in residential where there is a need for proper lighting.

              The lighting of roads and garden roads in residential has changed from traditional lamps to LED lamps and then to solar street lamps trance. In the industrial zone, science, and technology park, road lighting, In industrial areas, science and technology parks, or innovation incubators parks, solar street light is more cost-effective than traditional lighting or LED lighting used for residential electricity,

              Solar LED streetlights are very easy to install and maintain on remote roadways or highways where there is no electricity also. with the help of these lights, the risk of accidents is minimized as there are no external wires needed for electric connections. . The LED Streetlight provides clear visibility for pedestrians and drivers. High-quality illumination LED light system beautifies residential areas at night without polluting the environment.

              Clodesun all-in-one solar street lights have been designed to withstand very hot weather conditions and high latitude areas. With 100,00+ units installed around the globe in very hot environments, like Saudi Arabia, Dubai, and Africa, A 5-year warranty protects facility owners and managers who have places that need lighting 365 nights a year without interruption, such as residential, highway, and roadways, parks, pathways, and city parking lots.

                solar street light project in Canada

                Outdoor Solar Street Light Retrofit Systems

                This is 2022, if you’re looking for cost-effective alternatives to run your outdoor lighting system, be it to retrofit or replace existing fixtures.

                When you choose to go solar for your outdoor Solar Street Light, not only can you cancel out your electric bills, but also prolong your fixture life by 3 to 5 times. You can also reduce the frequency of light replacements and eliminate a large portion of maintenance costs each year.

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                As there’s no one-size-fits-all in street lighting, we’ll discuss the different options available for retrofits or replacements. We’ll also present some of the ways you can efficiently retrofit your street light system that can earn you potential savings in the future and lower your carbon footprint.

                If you really want to switch to greener alternatives for street lights, here are some of the specific ways you can retrofit your street light system

                Turn Existing Street Light Systems Into Solar Grid-tied Lighting Systems

                If you do not want to purchase new lighting fixtures to replace existing installations, you can opt for solar panel connections for your grid-tied street lights.

                The solar panels will effectively feed energy to the grid during the daytime and in return, you can monetize and earn from the power you contribute to the grid.

                The size of your solar panel will depend on the amount of power you want to generate and contribute to the grid. For the street light lamp, make sure you also opt for an LED fixture so you can further maximize your potential savings.

                Completely Replace Your Existing Street Lights with Solar Street Lights

                Another method of reducing costs through street light retrofit is to replace your existing fixture with solar-powered street lights.

                The great thing about this is you get free energy as you do not need to connect to the grid. They are off-grid solutions and it would only require you to find a reliable solar street light manufacturer to supply your street lighting needs.

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                Intertie Existing Street Lights with Battery Backup Systems

                It’s a win-win solution for you if you opt for a grid-tied solar street light with battery backup systems. At first, you need to choose which type of battery is best for your location, weather profile, and application.

                In many cases, lithium-ion battery types are the best for solar street light systems, although there are other affordable options.

                With a battery backup, you can save on electricity costs by utilizing it only at specific times of the night. It’s also the perfect solution if your area experiences frequent power outages. When the battery gets drained, the street light will automatically connect to the grid.

                To Wrap Up

                We hope that this article has given you tons of ideas on how you can effectively retrofit your street lighting system.

                To reiterate, solar street lights are the best type of street lights for retrofits and replacements of existing fixtures. It only takes the right type of solar street light and the right lighting method or system to maximize your savings.

                Belinda has 10 years of experience in sales and marketing of solar and LED lighting, making our design perfectly adapted to the market’s needs. She is passionate about solar streetlights and loves sharing her knowledge with the world.

                Municipal solar street light

                Best Municipal solar street lights

                Municipal solar street lights are a cost-effective and energy-efficient alternative for municipal properties, including Highway lighting, Street/road lighting, Walkway/pathway lighting, Parking lot lighting, Residential public lighting, Park/campus/tourist resort lighting, Industrial park/construction site lighting Sign/Billboard lighting, and Security/Temporary lighting and so on.

                Municipal solar street lights can help cities strengthen their infrastructure, making them less reliant on the grid. Solar panel power street lighting is powered by 100% renewable energy. Municipalities’ solar street lighting is more resilient to natural disasters, too. When the grid does not work, solar street lights stay on with uninterrupted solar power, and your city’s carbon footprint will be significantly reduced.

                Municipal solar street light

                Because of municipal solar street lighting, towns and cities can provide cost-effective lighting for safety and quality of life in hard-to-reach areas without sacrificing their commitment to the environment and it is also important for city government agencies to update and enhance public spaces lighting systems to increase security throughout the city.

                Money-saving with Municipal Solar Street Lighting

                Solar street light is cost-effective because it relies on a natural, solar renewable resource for power. Using the sun’s energy means the city can save thousands because lights don’t have to be connected to the power grid at all. complete elimination of monthly electricity bills. because Solar power is free. there are no wiring or trenching fees which can lower installation costs also.

                Now, we already know the most important benefits of Municipal solar street lights for your municipality, then, what we need to consider when we buy it:

                we’re proud to be able to provide reliable Municipal solar LED street lights to illuminate Africa, Middle East, and Southeast Asia highways, gardens, streets, and parks, bringing needed light to remote areas. Our solar street lights are trusted and shared by many customers for years with minimal maintenance. How do we do it? Along with an innovative new German patent design solar street light and purpose-built, efficient energy management, we put extensive effort into ensuring the solar and batteries in our systems are properly scientific-sized.

                A properly sized Municipal solar street light means the system has just enough solar wattage, battery capacity, and LED fixture efficiency to operate at the project, all while providing backup power to last in unpredictable weather and without adding unnecessary solar panels or batteries. It is the Goldilocks solution: not too few solar components to make the system die prematurely, and not too many to make the system needlessly expensive.

                Here are 2 key factors a properly sized, reliable solar street light depends on The latitude of solar street light installation and battery capacity, and backup power.

                 Location of Municipal solar street light installation

                The location should always be the primary consideration for any solar lighting project. Some countries have sufficient solar energy resources, while others have more cloudy and rainy days: this is called solar sunshine and is measured in kilowatt-hours/square meter/day. Africa receives far more solar energy every day than Western Europe and North America. This means that African countries are suitable for installing solar streetlights.

                Municipal solar street light Batteries and backup power

                A Municipal solar street light lives or dies by its batteries, and one concern a prospective customer may have is a battery that dies prematurely. Premature battery death is almost never due to an inherent flaw in batteries or solar technology. This issue is caused by improper design, poor energy regulation, and, importantly, bad system sizing. When a manufacturer has carefully designed a system, worked on efficient energy management, and sized it with a sufficient solar array wattage and battery capacity, this solar light will run reliably for years.

                LiFePo4 battery: LiFePo4 batteries are the most expensive type for solar street lights, they offer the highest energy density. Li-ion batteries are commonly used in solar streetlights.

                Here’s a quick example of solar battery sizing. For this scenario, imagine our solar street light is running a 100-watt LED fixture at 100% output over a 12-hour winter night in the Philippines. Our system’s total load would be 1200 watt-hours per night (100 watts x 12 hours = 1200 watt-hours). Assuming perfect weather and the battery is fully charged at the start of the night.12 hours is not 100% power, maybe 2 hours 100%, 2 hours 70% power, and 8 hours 20% power, so what is the minimum capacity for each battery type? We need to have a scientific calculation of the capacity of the battery.

                Conclusion

                Proper sizing is the most important step in building a Municipal solar street light to ensure it will operate reliably over the long term. If you want to learn more about the science of solar sizing, please connect with us.

                   

                   

                   

                   

                   

                   

                   

                   

                  solar street light quality in China

                  Why People Don’t trust China’s Solar Street Lights Now

                  Recently, a Malaysian and Australian customer was sad to talk with me and said that they no longer wanted to sell solar street lights system because the life of the solar street lights they bought never exceeded two years, I sympathize with their experience deeply, the solar street light market is very confusing these years.

                  Solar Street Light Failure Project Analysis

                  In 2015, for Pakistan’s 40,000 sets of solar street lights project, a Pakistani female senior official personally searched for Chinese factories.

                  A good quality factory quoted a minimum price of 1,300 RMB per unit, but the Pakistani female senior officials demanded 900 RMB per unit, the factory refused as the price was not enough to buy the required materials.

                  Meanwhile, another factory promised that it could be done for 900 RMB, and even gave the senior woman a “kickback” commission of 200 RMB per unit, leaving the price of solar street light products at only 700 RMB per unit. How was that possible? To cut costs, the supplier used cheap materials of poor quality.

                  It turned out, that nearly all 40,000 sets of lamps were broken in less than 6 months. This high-level female official was arrested and has been in jail ever since.

                  There is no industry standard, customers are always looking for low prices, many solar street light factories in order to make higher profits, can only reduce the price of their products. Configured or with very poor quality materials, customers happily thought they are buying cheap and good products, but in fact, the quality of these solar street lights does not work for half a year or even less than two months, which led to more and more people no longer trust in solar street lights.

                   Don’t just look at the solar street light parameters only

                  When we buy quality solar streetlights, we must not just look at the specifications advertised by the suppliers. Because the battery that the supplier may advertise is 100Ah, the actual product purchased is only 10Ah. Even with the same capacity, the available capacity of batteries of different grades is different. For the same solar street light, some suppliers label 60W, and some may label 300W.

                  The solar street lighting system is very different from the traditional utility city street light, such as in terms of the power of LED lights, You may often see 300W and 500W power solar street light systems in the market, As we all know, a 300W solar street light work 12 hours need power is 3600WH every night, so the power of solar panels need at least 800W. This is undoubtedly an unreasonable configuration for a solar street road system, especially an all-in-one solar street light.

                  Cheap & low-quality solar street lights= Waste of Money

                  People want to buy the cheapest products, but the cheap ones do not mean the most cost-effective. It also depends on the effect and longevity. For example:

                  With the 10 years lifespan of a $300 high-quality solar light, the average annual cost is $30.

                  with the 1 year lifespan of a $100 poor-quality solar light, the average annual cost is $100. If it is broken, it is a waste of time and energy cost, which is actually not worth it.

                  To get more business, some greedy manufacturers produce low-quality products with shoddy standard parameters, causing a large number of performance issues which lead to many people opting for electric street lights instead of solar street light products.

                  Some customers lost faith in Chinese products. They think that Chinese products break easily. Here’re some of the “horror stories” I’ve personally known over the years.

                   How to distinguish the difference between good quality and poor quality solar street lights.

                  First: Solar street light Battery life

                  A-class LiFePO4 Lithium> B-class LiFePO4 Lithium>Ternary Li-ion Lithium> Broken Lithium detached from the electric car(D-class), over 90% of Solar street light manufacturers use broken lithium battery which is detached from Electricity car, lifespan less than one year.

                  If you want to buy high-quality solar street lights, Belinda suggests you choose an A-class A-class LiFePO4 battery or a B-class Lifepo4 battery, Although their cost is higher than other batteries, their lifespan will be extended by more than three to five years. if you need to install solar street lights in places where the sun is not particularly sufficient, we can also choose to use a Ternary lithium battery.

                   solar street light battery types

                  solar streetlight battery types

                  Second: Solar street light Solar panel size

                  The wider solar panel size means Large load power, and high capacity, which can increase the solar panel Efficiency, could offer enough power for bearing power and is the insurance of brightness and longer backup time during cloudy days.

                  But the low-quality solar panel size configuration is less than two and a half times the load power. If the cloudy days exceed more than expected design requirements, the led light would not work.

                  solar panel led street light size

                  solar panel led street light size

                  mono solar pv VSpoly solar pv

                  mono solar pv VSpoly solar pv

                  Third: Solar street light Solar panel size LED Chip Lumen

                  210lm/w: Brightness decayed in 5 years and more than 80% brightness remained.

                  110lm/w: Brightness decayed in 2-3 years and about 20% brightness remained.

                  cree LED LIGHT

                  Cree LED LIGHT

                  solar led street light

                  Fourth: Solar street light Solar panel size Case and Bracket Material

                  Quality solar street lights use a customized die-casting aluminum mold, the advantages of die-casting aluminum mold are lightweight, strong and corrosion-resistant, and anti-rust. Making it able to resist a strong wind load of up to 130MPH, stainless steel screws are used as fasteners to protect against any harsh weather. The die-casting aluminum mold is elegant and characteristic.

                  Lower quality solar street lights just use mold and rough craft, the installing structure need support by knighthead, to recover the structure strength issue, making installation more complex, lack of stability, and can not anti strong wind.

                   solar street light Bracket Material

                  Bracket Material

                  Fifth: Whether heat Dissipation between solar panels and light

                  In summer, the solar panel is as hot as 90°C, and 70°C inside the solar lamp body. (we have tested )

                  Hot will damage the battery and LED source, so we separate the hot solar panel and it has a shadow, makes solar street light cool, and enlarge the lifespan of the battery and LED source.

                  Solar led street light battery temperature

                  Solar-led street light battery temperature

                  Six: Whether Solar street light Solar panel size  solar panels can adjust

                  Different countries and regions have different geographic locations and latitudes. When people install solar street lights someplace, on one side, the solar panel can face the sun directly, but on the other side, the solar panel can not face the sun, so if the solar panel can be adjustable, it will absorb more solar energy, which can maximize the conversion of solar energy while the lower quality solar led street light panel is fixed, causing low conversion rate of solar and the using areas are also limited.

                  solar street lamps panel fold

                  solar street lamps panel fold

                  adjust solar panel street light

                  adjust solar panel street light

                  Conclusion:

                  In recent years, many customers often complain that the solar street lights they bought do not work properly or do not work even in less than six months. Because some suppliers are looking for quick profits in a hurry but do not pay attention to the quality standard of their brand products. A very good quality solar street light can last more than 5-8 years.

                  Solar street lights systems are project products, usually, a project needs dozens to thousands of sets of solar street lights, if you accidentally choose a low-quality solar street light, you will suffer huge losses, so I recommend customers choose carefully, do not just focus on low-cost products, and I hope that my summary of choose quality solar street light experience can give you some help.