Solar LED Lighting: A powerful parking alternative

Sunday, November 8, 2009

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Whether lighting a quiet walkway or a busy parking lot, effective illumination can make a world of difference. Safety, security, convenience and aesthetics can all be enhanced by suitable lighting, but sometimes the best spot for a light is far from a convenient source of electricity.

Installing power lines, above or below ground, can be a challenge, especially in remote areas, or developed lots where pavement and landscape features can make trenching and cabling a costly and disruptive prospect. Fortunately, advances in photovoltaic and LED lighting technology have produced a convenient alternative: the solar-powered LED light.

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