Worldwide Solar Street Light Projects & Case Studies

Over the years of working as solar street light manufacture and supplier, we’ve written down these project details. We would like to share these insights as part of our series.

Solar street light project in Chile

Case Study: Solar street light project in Chile

Solar Street Light in Chile Overview

Chile has a diverse climate with varying conditions across different regions. The climate in Chile can be broadly categorized into several zones, including the desert climate of the Atacama Desert in the north, the Mediterranean climate in central Chile, and the subpolar climate in the southern regions. The climate conditions can influence the performance and design considerations for solar street lights. Here are some general points to consider:

Sunlight Availability: Chile, especially in the northern regions, receives abundant sunlight. This makes solar energy a viable and sustainable option for powering street lights. The Atacama Desert, in particular, is one of the driest places on Earth and has high solar radiation.

Temperature Extremes: Some parts of Chile, especially in the northern desert regions, can experience extreme temperatures. Solar streetlights are generally designed to withstand a range of temperatures, but it’s important to consider the specific conditions in the installation area to ensure proper functioning.

Dust and Sand: In desert regions like the Atacama, dust and sand can be prevalent. Regular maintenance to keep solar panels clean is crucial for optimal energy capture. Additionally, choosing solar street lights with features to minimize the impact of dust and sand can be beneficial.

Moisture and Corrosion: In coastal areas, there may be increased exposure to moisture and salt in the air, which can lead to corrosion. Using materials that resist corrosion and ensuring proper sealing of components are important considerations.

Altitude: Some parts of Chile, especially in the Andes mountain range, are at high altitudes. Solar panels generally perform well at high altitudes, but it’s important to consider any specific requirements for the solar street light components.

Regulations and Standards: Ensure that the solar street lights comply with local regulations and standards. Chile may have specific standards or guidelines for outdoor lighting installations.

Battery Performance: Extreme temperatures can affect battery performance. It’s important to choose batteries that can handle the temperature range of the specific location.

2024 Solar street light project in South America

Luz al Barrio project

Techo Peru is actively engaged in installing 100 solar streetlights in two informal settlements in Lima. In addition, the company will organize energy efficiency classes for volunteers and residents of the beneficiary communities.

Luz Limpia al Barrio project

“Luz Limpia al Barrio will continue to install solar streetlights with photovoltaic panels in poor communities in Chile, to improve security lighting. The 12-month project will install 100 public lighting systems in four regions of Chile.

Luz al barrio Colombia project

Techo Colombia is installing 100 solar streetlights with photovoltaic panels in 6 informal settlements in the cities of Bogotá, Cali, and Soacha. Through close collaboration with local communities and the involvement of Nexans employees, this initiative will improve safe lighting in public spaces in these disadvantaged neighborhoods.

Community energy

This project will install a photovoltaic power generation system in a community center near Rio de Janeiro. Through this unique project, Nexans Brazil will train community members in the installation of photovoltaic equipment. The project will provide new careers and job opportunities to improve the quality of life of the people in the community and advance the development of change agents.

Using solar energy and the Internet to lift people out of poverty

This is a project aimed at improving the lives of communities in Colombia. The 24-month project will provide internet connectivity in three communities and install 45 affordable, smart solar streetlights.

Piura Resilient Medical Centre

An ongoing project to improve healthcare infrastructure in the cities of Suyo and Buenos Aires in northern Peru. In two years, more than 30,000 people will benefit from it.

Clodesun Solar street light project in Chile

Antofagasta is a region and a city located in northern Chile. The region is known for its arid climate and is part of the Atacama Desert, one of the driest deserts in the world. The city of Antofagasta, the regional capital, is a major port on the Pacific Ocean.

The climate in Antofagasta is classified as a desert climate, characterized by very low precipitation and high temperatures. The summers are generally warm, with temperatures reaching well above 30 degrees Celsius (86 degrees Fahrenheit), while winters are mild and cooler. Due to its arid nature, the region experiences limited rainfall, and water scarcity is a significant concern.

The Solution

Planners and engineers selected Clodesun’s CF series LED solar street light system for the massive project. The lights highlighted the architectural detail and natural view of the coastal walk.

A total of 220 units of integrated solar street light systems were installed along the coastal edge using Clodesun’s products which exceeded in satisfying all their requirements.

The new installation from Clodesun illuminated the whole region with solar and created a center of activity for the local community and visitors while enhancing the vibrant coastal front and encouraging further development.


Solar Street Lights Project in Colombia

1500 Solar Street Lights Project in Colombia

Why Solar Street  light Is a Good Choice for Colombia

Colombia can be a suitable location for installing solar streetlights for several reasons:

Abundant Sunshine: Colombia is located near the equator, and it experiences a tropical climate with relatively consistent sunlight throughout the year. This makes it an ideal candidate for solar energy systems, as the ample sunlight can be harnessed to generate electricity.

solar street light project in Colombia

Reduced Dependence on the Grid: Installing solar street lights can help reduce dependence on the traditional power grid. In regions where the grid infrastructure may be unreliable or expensive to extend, solar street lights provide a decentralized and sustainable solution.

Environmental Benefits: Solar energy is a clean and renewable source of power, and using solar street lights helps to reduce carbon emissions and reliance on fossil fuels. This aligns with global efforts to combat climate change and promote sustainable development.

Cost Savings: While the initial investment for solar streetlights may be relatively high, they offer long-term cost savings as they don’t require ongoing fuel costs and have minimal maintenance needs. Over time, investment in solar street lights can lead to significant economic benefits.

Remote and Off-Grid Areas: Colombia has remote and off-grid areas where extending traditional electricity infrastructure may be challenging. Solar street lights can provide lighting solutions in these areas without the need for a centralized power grid.

Community Development: Installing solar street lights can contribute to community development by improving safety and security, particularly in rural or less developed areas. Well-lit streets can enhance public spaces, encourage outdoor activities, and reduce the risk of accidents.

Government Initiatives: If the government in Colombia has implemented policies or incentives to promote renewable energy, including solar power, this can make the installation of solar street lights more attractive and economically viable.

Technological Advances: Advances in solar technology, such as improved efficiency and reduced costs of solar panels, make solar street lights more accessible and efficient.

Clodesun Solar Street Light Project in Colombia

In September 2023, construction began on the first phase of a demonstration project for the development of solar street lighting infrastructure in Colombia, with a first phase of approximately 76 kilometers…

The Colombian Ministry of Transport has invested in the use of high-quality LED solar streetlights. Solar streetlights are smarter and can be switched on and off automatically; LED light sources are brighter, with better color rendering and lower energy consumption.

1500 Solar Street Lights Project in Colombia

Compared with traditional street lights, LED solar street lights are safe, energy-saving, and environmentally friendly and can effectively reduce maintenance costs.

After nearly three months of intensive construction, on the eve of New Year’s Day, three roads on both sides of the 1500 LED solar street lamps are installed, to the night, the road lights intertwined, exceptionally beautiful.

solar street light project in Colombia

The person in charge of the solar street light infrastructure construction demonstration project of the Colombian Transportation Bureau said: “We not only want to light up the ‘stars’ on the highway but also step up the implementation of the lighting project on rural roads.
In 2024, we will comprehensively increase the lighting coverage of rural roads and illuminate the path to happiness for rural residents. ”



    Solar street light project in Brazil

    216 Units Solar Street Light Project in Brazil

    Recently, 216 Solar streetlights have been installed in São Paulo, Brazil, effectively addressing the issue of nighttime illumination for the local population.

    Solar street light project in Brazil

    Solar street light project in Brazil

    This pertains to a key transportation artery. The road segment underwent widening and renovation last year, making it more convenient. However, the absence of streetlights made it unsafe. With the installation of the new lights, people can now confidently venture out at night.

    CLODESUN solar street light in Brazil

    CLODESUN solar street light in Brazil

    It is worth noting that the primary area for installing these streetlights is a main road adjacent to the hospital. Starting from October 15th and spanning over a month, the county’s transportation department closely monitored every aspect, from material procurement to installation and testing. They rigorously supervised project quality and adhered to timelines, overcoming factors such as holidays and adverse weather conditions, ensuring the progress and quality of the installation. As of now, all 216 solar streetlights have been successfully installed and tested, and they are now officially in use.

      solar street light controller

      Top 7 Advantages of Solar Street Lights

      solar street lights have good advantages in energy saving, high light efficiency, ease of installation, and very good quality with the technique improved now, in modern society, even in a small town, the total power consumption of traditional street lights is quite amazing. In this case, Integrated solar streetlights have become more widely used in the world.

      Following are the advantages of solar streetlights.

      1. Environmentally Friendly

      Electricity supply for traditional grid-connected street lights is a drain on local government funds and is the largest source of carbon emissions. They make up 30% of a local government’s total emissions. Solar-powered street lights are easier on the environment as the solar panels are only dependent on the sun for power and their operations produce zero carbon emissions.

      Solar street lights provide great coverage and with a newly designed system such as, you’re not simply getting solar lights, but LED fixtures with super sharp cut-off optics that help reduce lighting glare.

      2. High light efficiency advantage

      Solar streetlights do not have the problem of insufficient brightness as people imagine. On the contrary, the probability of failure of ordinary street lights is quite common. As the fourth-generation new light source, LED has been effectively used in urban lighting and beautification, road lighting, courtyard lighting, indoor lighting, and other fields of lighting and applications, especially in remote areas without electricity, Solar lighting lamps are more It has wide range of application prospects.

      However, the traditional LED light source has a small opening angle, high brightness of the spot area, and strong directivity of light scattering. The light source is easy to form a spot, and the light uniformity is not good, which restricts its application in the lighting field.

      Compared with ordinary electric lights, Integrated solar street lights do not consume conventional energy, do not need to install ditching and wiring, independent power generation lighting system, and automatically turn on and off without special personnel control.

       3. Easier to install and maintain

      Solar street lighting is mainly used in power-deficient areas and new urban and rural roads. The main advantage is that it saves the cost of power cable laying and pipeline excavation, can flexibly place products, and can realize automatic openings according to sunlight conditions. Turn off the light control and other intelligent controls, solve the problem of inflexible installation, and realize quick installation,

      From the perspective of market demand, integrated solar streetlights have achieved new breakthroughs in improving light efficiency. They are favored by customers in all aspects of cost performance. These breakthroughs of integrated solar street lights not only make the same wattage and better brightness but also save the cost to customers.

      Solar street lighting systems are essentially maintenance-free. When they are correctly installed, solar streetlights only require periodic cleaning of the solar panel and the optics. Considering the fact that the solar panels have self-cleaning glass and are positioned at the optimum angle to obtain the maximum cleaning effect of the rain, they often require no maintenance.  In addition, if you’ve chosen Leadsun, we provide an industry-leading 10-year battery performance guarantee on our unique patented lithium-ion battery management systems.

      4. Lifespan Increased 

      Solar street light has made great breakthroughs not only in terms of light efficiency, but also in terms of product appearance, waterproofing, and even the connection between cables and components. The quality of solar streetlights has been effectively improved.

      The built-in photosensitive system automatically turns on the lighting at night, and it can be normally illuminated even in rainy weather for a week. According to estimates, these solar streetlights can save nearly 17,000 kilowatt-hours of electricity each year.

      In addition, the advantages of energy saving cannot be ignored. Integrated solar streetlights mainly rely on solar energy to generate electricity during use, which can save a lot of electricity.

      5. More Reliability

      Solar-powered streetlights can work all night regardless of power outages, grid failures, power interruptions due to natural disasters, and many other factors that can impact the proper functioning of grid-dependent traditional streetlights.

      Using smart MPPT controller technology, solar streetlight operators can configure lighting schedules, collect data like energy consumption, temperature, and efficiency of each individual fixture, and be alerted in real time of different kinds of issues like malfunctions or lack of connectivity.

      6. Cost-Effectiveness

      Solar street lights are powered by energy from the sun. They don’t use fuel, gas, oil, electricity, or any other limited resource. Solar energy is 100% free, unlimited, and renewable.

      One of the primary advantages of solar street lights is that they are cost-effective in the long run. Although the initial investment for purchasing and installing the lights may be higher, they do not require any additional costs such as wiring, trenching, and utility bills. Additionally, the lights are maintenance-free, which further reduces the overall cost.

      7. No Cable-Related Worries

      In some remote or underdeveloped areas, cable theft is rampant, and this poses a problem with conventional street lights. In areas like these, installing cabled street lights is not recommended because the cables, which are quite costly, might end up being stolen.

      With solar street lights, there are no cables involved, so cable theft is the least of your worries.


      The biggest feature of Clodesun series integrated street light housing produced by Belinda: With light-sensing structure, intelligent control, and standby position design, it can automatically light up when the sun goes down and the sky gets darker, and the illuminance of the lamp can be automatically halved after midnight; After dawn, the light can be automatically extinguished; under special circumstances, people can manually control it; and when the lamp fails, the intelligent control system can automatically alarm. Especially suitable for solar street lights, suitable for European and African standards, easy to use, safe, and fast!

      Clodesun believes that our integrated solar streetlights will be widely used in the global market and our lives in the near future to achieve energy conservation and environmental protection.

      Solar Street Light Project in Burkina Faso

      Case Study: Solar Street Light Project in Burkina Faso

      People are afraid to go out in the past at night in Burkina Faso, After installing the solar street light in 2023, we can often come out at night and have a walk “, “We do not need a torch at home at night, When the solar street light is on, even if there is no one on the road, the heart is also solid.” Light up the village entrance, a safe way home …… On the evening of 19 March 2023, villagers in Boromo Burkina Faso Village said happily.

      Project Name: 171 Set of 80w All-In-One Solar Street Light Project with 7m pole in Boromo Burkina Faso

      Date: March 2023

      Project Type: Government solar street light project

      Project Site: Boromo Burkina Faso

      Boromo is a town in the Boromo Department of Balé Province in Burkina Faso. It is the capital of both the department and the province, and it has a population of 20,193

      Solar Street Light Project in Burkina Faso

      Case Study: Solar Street Light Project in Burkina Faso

      Calabash makers in Boromo

      Boromo is located directly between the two major cities of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, and Bobo-Dioulasso. It is a city with many natural resources, including gold and fish. The major activity in this zone is agriculture. Boromo is a “melting pot” where you will find many ethnic groups, including Mossi, Dioula, Dafing, Bobo, and Winiens (or Kos).

      Location within Burkina Faso, French West Africa
      Coordinates: 11°45′N 2°56′W

      So far, 174 solar street lights have been installed in the area of Boromo Burkina Faso Village By Clodesun . The installation of solar streetlights also will be carried out one after another on several highway roads.

      Today, the emergence of solar street lights not only improves the public lighting infrastructure, but also provides bright road lighting for vehicles and the masses traveling at night, and a clear and good line of sight provides a guarantee for the safe driving of passing vehicles. After the installation of street lights, road traffic accidents on this road section have been significantly reduced, and the sense of security and happiness of the masses has been greatly improved.






      Solar street light project in Bahrain

      1200 Sets Solar Street Lights Project in Bahrain

      Project Name: 1200 Sets of All In One Solar Street Light Project in Bahrain

      Date: Aug 2022

      Project Type: Government solar street light project

      Project Site: Bahrain

      Solar street light project in Bahrain

      Solar street light project in Bahrain

      Quantity and specific configuration: 1200pcs Clode-CF 100W All In One Solar Street Light with 10-meter poles

      Description: This solar street light project is located on the road still under construction in Bahrain. Due to the high cost of laying cables in this area, the government requires solar street lights as the main road lighting. In order to meet the requirements of traffic driving, Clodesun Solar provides 10 meters high light poles and is equipped with our self-developed product CLODE-CF 100W integrated solar-powered highway lights, Pole and pole distance is 25m. The road has been opened to traffic and all lamps are working well.


        solar street light project in Botswana

        Case study: Solar street light project in Botswana

        📣A project of Palm tree 100W in Botswana—-Clodesun Solar Street Light

        solar street light project in Botswana

        solar street light project in Botswana

        🎉🎉Good news !! Clodesun has cooperated with Botswana commercial area for a parking lot solar street light project successfully. 👍In order to ensure the driving safety of the parking lot in the commercial area, our client strictly control the product quality, and finally chose 151pcs of palm tree 100w foldable design double-sided solar panel solar street light. And our client is very satisfied with the result of this project.

        Do you want to try our palm tree foldable design solar street light?
        👉Commercial / Industrial / Municipal / Tender Project
        👉Building Infrastructures
        ✅Popular All in one design
        ✅New appearance design
        ✅The adjustable structure of LED modules
        🙋‍♂️Reliable source manufacturer
        💁‍♀️Abundant project experiences

        Solar power has emerged as one of the most promising solutions to the world’s energy problems, enabling countries to find the proper balance between energy security, economic progress, and environmental sustainability. 🙌
        🎉🎉The solar industry is experiencing an acceleration in innovations that improve solar performance.
        Clodesun has continued to develop more-efficient solar energy equipment and to be your best partner. 💪

        Are the street lights in your city bright enough?💡

        What factors will you consider when buying street lights⁉️
        A good street lamp should consider the battery capacity, the power of the solar panel, the material of the lamp body, the irradiation distance, the quality of the lamp, etc.🔮

        Clodesun has been successfully installed in many countries🎉🎉🎉
        Our lamps have sufficient brightness and can continue to illuminate for 6-7 days on cloudy, rainy, snowy, and typhoon days.📶
        Simple installation and integrated packaging save freight📶

        🏠Clodesun Patented Solar Street Light works well in snowy weather and is really beautiful
        👉Clodesun solar street lights are suitable for government bidding projects, highway lighting, sidewalks, squares, parks, yards, coastal areas, etc.
        👉5-year warranty, quality is guaranteed, please feel free to contact us if you need it

          solar street light project in Canada

          Solar street light for village project in Canada

          Solar Panel Street Light Project for a village in Canada information

          Product: Palm tree Type 64w all in one solar street light| Description: 80W PV, 64W LED, 36Ah Battery

          Location: Canada Quebec Village

          Product Used: 64w palm tree Solar Street Light all in one type

          solar street light sample picture

          solar street light sample picture

          Solar street light Market Outlook in Canada

          There is a bright future for the solar street light in Canada. particularly, the Ukrainian-Russian war in 2022 created an energy shortage in Europe, the year 2022 was a promising one for the Canadian solar street light market and it has built a solid foundation for more solar street light project growth in 2022.

          The consistent growth in the solar street light market is fueled by the increased corporate demand and the policies put in place by the government. The government in Canada will work together to reduce carbon emissions and to facilitate growth in solar street light renewable energy.

          Solar street light for a village in Canada Requirements

          There are hundreds and thousands of village areas in Canada. Generally, the location of rural areas is remote and it is very inconvenient to use city electricity. However, to facilitate local residents’ travel, the local government decided to install solar street light projects. but they have high lighting performance required, but the lighting lasting period is also important.

          Solar energy street light Clodesun Solution

          Clodesun as a solar street lighting expert has been developing its solar street lighting products and technology for over 10 years. With high efficiency mono-crystalline solar panel, maintenance-free LiFePO4 battery, advanced controller with intelligent charging and discharging management ability, high quality LED and low-voltage safe system, to realize features like high efficiency, technical performance, and so on.


          Clodesun palm tree solar panel lights are straightforward to install and lighting performance is very good. we’ll consider using it again in our others Villager”

            solar street light project in Algeria

            Solar Street Light Project in Algeria

            2023 Solar street light Market Outlook in Algeria

            The solar street light market in Algeria is steadily growing over the past decent years. The Algerian government consistently and committed effort from effort to bolster the solar street light industry.

            In early 2023, the Algerian government declared to call for tenders of up to 5,000 pieces of solar street lights available to select companies.
            solar street light in Algeria

            2023 Clodesun finished 100 pieces of the solar street light project in Algeria

            In July 2021, the Clodesun have a 100-piece foldable design all in one solar street light project completed in Algeria. the government approved the 100w palm tree solar street light with an 8m pole, pole, and pole distance is 30m installed along the beach, and the construction company buys the pole from the local market because the pole freight fee is expensive, we suggest the client buy the solar street light pole locally.

            Clodesun focus on promoting the solar street light system in Algeria is fueled by the growing demand for electricity in the country. At the same time, it aims to save on community electricity fees.

            The target for the Algerian government is to reach 50,000 solar street lights by 2035. There are some areas in Algeria that are lacking in electricity. the government is looking for solar streetlights as a viable solution to meet this need.

            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 in 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 streetlights. It is widely praised by customers all over the world.

              solar street light project in Australia

              Solar street light project in Australia

              Clodesun finished 110 sets solar led street lights in Australia on 27th  June, and the clients will have another 50 sets 64w soon.

              Name of project: solar-led street lights in Australia

              Progress of work: completed

              Number of street lights: 110 sets

              solar street light project in Australia

              Solar power in Australia is a fast-growing industry. As of April 2022, Australia’s over 3.12 million solar PV installations had a combined capacity of 26,093 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar power,[1] of which at least 4,342 MW were installed in the preceding 12 months.

              In 2019, 59 solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 2,881 MW were either under construction, constructed or due to start construction having reached financial closure. Solar accounted for 9.9% (or 22.5 TWh) of Australia’s total electrical energy production in 2020.

              The sudden rise in solar PV installations in Australia since 2018 dramatically propelled the country from being considered a relative laggard to a strong leader by mid-2019. With an installed photovoltaic capacity of 16.3 GW at the end of 2019, Australia has the second-highest per capita solar capacity at 637 watts per capita.

              Although the market of solar street lights in Australia is not large now, with the promotion of renewable energy and clean energy in the world, I believe that the market of solar street lights in Australia will become larger and larger.