Our Location

HEADQUARTERS:
169 Manufacturers Drive
Holland, MI 49424
USA

FRONT DESK AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT:
616.399.6166

FAX:
616.399.6173

We turn your dark into light courtesy of our Brilliant Sun

Our Advantages

  • Superior Quality and Performance, Best In Class Technologies
  • Proven, highly stable and desired lights by light engineers worldwide
  • Highest Lighting Output with most efficient distribution of light
  • Withstands wide range of climatic and shock environments
  • Grid-tie and off-grid solutions.
  • Requires fewer systems per installation
  • Shorter installation time
  • Less maintenance
  • Long product life
  • Lowest Total Cost of Ownership in the industry
  • Backed by the best warranty in the industry

High Output Solar Panels

  • Solar Street Lights USA’s strategic solar cell manufacturing alliance with American companies
  • The Markets Highest Output Solar Modules which significantly reduces the form factor approximately 25%
  • 25 year warranty
  • Enhanced frame option for high wind areas will withstand gusts up to 170mph

 Battery and Electronics Enclosure

  • Heavy Duty 1/8" Aluminum with welded seams and rubber mats
  • NEMA 3R rating, vented
  • Heavy duty, lockable front door with gaskets and stainless steel hinges
  • Louvered air flow vents to dissipate heat
  • No sharp edges on enclosure door
  • Optional brushless cooling fan with temperature on/off sensor
  • Optional enhanced sizes to accommodate ancillary equipment
  • Options include stainless steel and other NEMA rated enclosures
  • Optional powder coating per customer PMS color specification

 

GridFree Controllers

  • 24 volt 10 amp controller
  • Field adjustable for on/off times
  • Settable for gel cell battery charge curve to ensure performance and autonomy
  • Pulse Width Modulation charge regulation
  • Optional MPPT controller
  • Factory mounted in battery box
  • Controller automatically adjusts for seasonal light changes
  • Extends battery life, reduces deep discharge cycling and enhances autonomy

GridSmart Power Pack Controller

  • Enables the solar array to grid-tie connection
  • Microinverter converts DC to AC to off set light power consumption, all or part
  • Designed to complement induction lights
  • Single phase, multi-voltage  208 or  240 VAC- other voltages available
  • Qualifies for carbon credits
  • UL 1741 compliant

GridSmart Web Box – For Managing Street Light Network  

  • Ability to monitor and control up to 270 lamps via internet
  • Monitors carbon offsets, KwH and performance
  • Communication gateway plugs into SmartGrid Power Pack
  • Enables energy and operations strategies that produce the most savings
  • Collects performance data and transmits data through the line to the web
  • No additional wiring is required
  • Adopted by European communities

Battery Performance

  • Sealed, deep cycle sealed AGM  cell batteries - highly proven and stable technology 
  • High Reliability in dynamic swings -40 °F to 140 °F
  • Spill proof and 98% recyclable
  • 6 or 12 Volt
  • Long life, rated for 5000 cycles (7 to 10 years)
  • Most efficient, durable, temperature resistant battery for solar applications
  • Amp hour ratings 108 to 354 AH each

Premium Quality Batteries

We use the highest quality batteries and the most robust design principals to maximize battery life which minimizes maintenance costs and provides you with the best return on your investment.

For you, maximum battery life means superior reliability, minimum maintenance, and reduced life cycle costs.

Our systems come with a standard minimum five days of autonomy, but enhanced autonomy is available depending on your performance needs.

Battery Profile Solar Street Lights Competitor
Daily Depth of Discharge (DOD) 10% 20%
Rated Cycles at Daily DOD 5000 2000
Maximum DOD 50% 80%
Rated Cycles at Maximum DOD 1300 400
Days of Autonomy 5 3-4

 

Lighting Comparison

Wholesaler/Mfg Item Total Units Installed unit cost with pole Project Cost
Competitor 1 2 Light Bar (40 LEDs) 10 $7,800 $78,000
Competitor 2 750T3 (LED) 14 $6,300 $88,200
Solar Street Lights USA

70Watt Induction GridSmart

6 $4,000

$24,000

Solar Street Lights USA

40Watt Induction GridFree

8 $5,800 $46,400

Note: This comparison is based on providing equivalent uniformity and foot-candles for a parking lot scenario. We recommend that you independently conduct your own trade-off. Be sure to utilize IES files that are certified by an unbiased 3rd party. Also be sure to look at the hardware and battery performance using a 3rd party solar energy expert or using widely accepted software such as RETSCREEN.

 
BOTTOM LINE: You pay LESS MONEY for MORE LIGHT with Solar Street Lights USA

 

The Difference