Solar Street Lights Installed in Uganda
- 1. Does Power Already Exist: Bringing in standard power can be very costly.
- 2. Get Dimensions of the Area: Knowing how large an area needs to be lit is key.
- 3. What Are Your Light Level Requirements: Do you need bright lights for activity or lower light levels?
- 4. Where Is The Installation Location: Knowing the sun hours available makes sure the system is sized properly.
- 5. How Long Do The Lights Need To Run: Do you need them all night or only for a couple hours?
- 6. What Type Of Fixture: Do you want something standard or more decorative? Both options are available.
- 7. Wind Load Ratings: Is the installation in a hurricane / strong storm prone area?
- 8. For the LiFePO4 battery of the solar powered street lights, the working temperature is between -20°C and +60°C.
- 9. Make sure there is no wire, branch or other obstructions above the solar panel and left shadow on it. With shadow on it, the solar panel may become open circuit and won’t work.
- 10. Make sure there is no anoher light around. The other light around the solar street light can influence the light sensor.