What is the Sun Belt and how does it affect solar power?

Sun and Solar Panels - Solar StreetlightThe term ‘Sun Belt’ may not be familiar to you, but you can infer where it originates from by its name. It is a term used in the United States to denote the area of the country located roughly under the 36th parallel. It is the part of the country which gets the most sun and with the hottest climate, as it covers the entirety of the southern border.

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How do solar lights turn on and off?

Illuminated Parking Lot - Solar Parking Lot LightsIt’s a simple question, but when you think about it a bit, the answer may just elude you. You may assume it is done automatically, but to really know what the underlying mechanism is, you need to understand how, for example, solar parking lot lights actually work.

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Who can benefit from installing solar lights?

Solar Outdoor Lighting Industrial Solar LightingThe best thing about solar energy is that it can help everyone. It is free for everyone, so after the initial cost of installing the infrastructure, there are very few costs down the line, in terms of maintenance and replacement. However, the monthly cost of this electricity is zero. All the power comes from the greatest source of energy available to us – the sun.

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Why Should Your Business Go Green?

Benefits of Green Businesses - Solar Parking Lot LightingHave you recognized the advantages of your business going green? If you haven’t, we have put them together for your ease of reference. As you will see, benefits abound for those who decide to take the greener road to success. This is only reasonable bearing in mind that people in general, and Californians in particular, are becoming more sensitive to the issue of sustainability.

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Batteries and Parking Lot Lights

Battery for Solar Parking Lot LightsThe solar parking lot lights offered by the Greenshine are powered by the Sun, but without a way to store that precious energy, the solar power would be useless during the night. That is why batteries are such an integral part of our business, as well as many other businesses worldwide that rely on battery power. Still, we usually take them for granted. ‘Batteries not included’ said packages of our toys. No big deal, we just went out and bought some. It’d never occurred to us where they came from.

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Why LED Lights Are Simply Better

Solar Parking Lot LightsThere have been great strides in the development of the LED technology over the years. They have become more durable, cheaper to produce and much more versatile. Conversely, the older types of lighting, namely the incandescent lights have pretty much reached their zenith years ago and could not be perfected any further.

So, what happens when you combine the fledgling technology of solar lighting with the efficiency of the LED type of lighting? You get amazing results and revolutionary results in both conservation of energy and cutting the costs of maintenance. Take the example of solar LED parking lot lights that are cropping up all through the USA. The solar collectors store energy in the batteries which is then used to power the LEDs during the night. All without being attached to the central electricity grid. This is possible due to the clear advantages of the LEDs over the other types of lighting.

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Solar Outdoor Lighting trends for your yard

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Solar Outdoor Lighting to light up summer night

Summer is hitting the country pretty soon and as every summer we love to hang out in our gardens to chill out with family and friends over a barbecue for example! To light up our nights outdoor, we do need to equip properly our green space with outdoor lighting.Why not Solar Outdoor Lighting?

Solar Garden Lighting: Trendy, Economical and Eco-friendly

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