Street Lighting Articles

  • Greenshine New Energy Celebrated Partnership at MSA 50th Annual Conference

    Solar lighting equipment vendor Greenshine New Energy attended the MSA 50th Anniversary Conference and Equipment Show this month, celebrating partnerships with fellow MSA members. Greenshine New Energy, the leading solar LED lighting equipment supplier headquartered in Lake Forest, CA, celebrated it’s ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • The Sun Belt and Solar

    The Sun Belt 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. The unifying aspect of the climate is that the area experiences long, hot summers and mild winters. However, since this is a large area, ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Installation Tips for Solar Powered Lights

    Homeowners and businesses interested in reducing their energy consumption, maintenance costs, and energy bills are going solar because of it s sound investment. The initial costs can be reduced by looking for high-quality solar powered street lights for sale. There are, however, several things to watch out for in order to make the most out of solar outdoor lighting. Here are a few guidelines on ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Cost Effectiveness: Traditional Street Lights VS. Solar Energy Lights

    When thinking about solar energy, what comes to mind first? NEW? GREEN? SUSTAINABLE? It can’t be denied that, in an era of such energy scarcity, solar power will become a hot commodity of the future. In the city planning process, it is necessary to consider the efficient use of energy, which accounts for why more and more cities in the United States ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Which Decorative Solar Street Lights Are Best for Me?

    We’re sure decorative solar street lights aren’t on your mental list of topics to talk about with friends over a round of drinks next weekend. It’s not trending in the news, nor are influencers tweeting out about lights because it’s the new craze everyone’s into. However, we recognize that lights are ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Cost Comparison Between Solar vs. Traditional Lights

    If you do a quick search online, you'll find that the popularity for solar lights has surged in the past 5 years due to emerging green technologies and rising energy costs. Among this shift in moving towards more renewable energy sources for lighting, an important question is being raised: how much do solar street lights cost compared to ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • California’s Bright Future: The Solar Mandate

    On May 9th, the Sunshine State became the first to require a solar installation on new housing. This historic development ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • 4 Solar Power Misconceptions Clarified

    There are definitely some misconceptions "in the wild" when it comes to solar power, but the experts under our roof have worked in solar lighting for several years and can quell those misconceptions. Here are 4 of them we commonly hear and why they are actually far from the truth. ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Are Solar Street Lights Worth the Money? (Hint: Yes)

    We've all been a little nervous about making financial decisions that can either spell boon or doom. If you're looking to save money on purchasing solar street lights, we're aware of how you feel. Street lighting is not easy on the wallet, so if you make the wrong decision about lighting it can make lasting financial impacts. ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Application of Solar Street Lights: A Wealth of Versatility in Modern Technology

    We're sure you're familiar with solar energy. It's been used over the past several decades to power plenty of apparatus--calculators, watches, battery chargers, plenty of stuff. But what you may not realize is solar energy is being used in some of the most mundane (but necessary) technologies that we don't even realize are around until they're gone. Solar energy is fantastic in the application of ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Energy efficiency is the first fuel, and demand for it needs to grow

    Energy efficiency means more comfortable lives and lower energy bills The global economy is set to double in size over the next 20 years. But that does not mean it will need twice as much energy to power all the extra cars, homes and factories such growth will bring. By taking the available opportunities to become more energy efficient, we would need only ...


    By International Energy Agency

  • Solar Energy

    The use of solar energy sources ultimately comes down to two aspects of solar energy utilization and solar energy utilization. Solar power generation is divided into photovoltaic power generation and solar thermal power generation, in which photovoltaic power generation uses photovoltaic cells to directly convert solar energy into electrical energy. Photovoltaic power generation is far stronger ...


    By Duch Group

  • Solar Energy

    The use of solar energy sources ultimately comes down to two aspects of solar energy utilization and solar energy utilization. Solar power generation is divided into photovoltaic power generation and solar thermal power generation, in which photovoltaic power generation uses photovoltaic cells to directly convert solar energy into electrical energy. Photovoltaic power generation is far stronger ...

  • The Difference between 1000 Watt Double Ended HPS and High Pressure Mercury Light

    The 1000watt high-pressure mercury lamp is a lamp having the high-pressure mercury vapor discharge coated with phosphor on the inner surface of glass shell. It has soft white light and simple structure, single-ended inflatable bulb with quartz mercury vapor discharge tube. The blue and white cold light provided by the outer oval lamp with inner coating has reasonable light quality, which has the ...

  • Different Types of Commercial Outdoor Lighting

    Do you have a specific aim when choosing outdoor lighting? Can you tell the difference between canopy lighting, LED pole lighting, and other types of lighting? What are the applications of different types of lighting? If your answer continues to be “No”, it’s a good idea to continue reading this article. Canopy Lighting ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Silverlake Armory - Military base Solar Lighting - Case study

    About The Project Silverlake Armory is considered to be a historical site of great value, but the lighting in the area wasn’t sufficient for the armory’s 24/7 operations which were crucial in the JCNTF (Joint ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Prism electric - Solar park lighting - Case study

    The Brighta and Supera Solar Light Fixtures Worked Perfectly for the Finishing Touch About The Project Lighting Type: Residential Street Lights  Location: Pflugerville, TX Organization: Prism ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Gila River - Residential Solar Lighting - Case study

    The Gila River Indian Community had very few street lights and needed to light up multiple residential areas. Greenshine worked closely with GRIC to design a lighting plan, using a variety of models, based on the request of the community. About The Project Lighting Type: Residential LED Lighting Fixtures Series: 100 Units Supera60, Supera40, Lumina30 City: Gila River, ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • What in the World is a Light Fixture (and What Are the Best Ones for Solar Lights)?

    Here at Greenshine, we toss around lighting terminology all day–lumens, wattage, temperature coefficients, mono- and poly-crystalline–the jargon can get particularly heavy. We thought we’d educate the masses through defining what a fixture is, how fixture technology has advanced in the past few years, and how that matters when it comes to solar LED ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • The True Costs of Traditional Lighting vs Solar

    When scrutinizing the details of a project, especially the budgeting aspect of it, it’s important to consider all options available to you in order to justify the dollar. Lighting is no stranger to this; something as simple as illumination in the dark can be incredibly expensive. We know those roads well, and we’re here to see that receipt get a little shorter. Traditional lighting ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

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