Articles - Solar Lighting

“I’m worried solar lights won’t work because of shade from surrounding trees”

If you’ve had this concern, you’re not alone. It’s a common and valid concern we hear from customers. Most commercial grade solar lighting solutions are…

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Article about whether your solar street lights will fail

Will my solar street lights fail? 5 signs your solar lights can be trusted

We understand you can’t take any risks when it comes to commercial solar street lights. If your project or site needs constant lighting for increased…

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Assessing the Viability of Solar Street Lighting

Assessing the Viability of Solar Street Lighting: Considerations for Government, Municipal, Industrial, and Construction Projects

Commercial Solar street lighting has established itself as an extremely credible, and in some situations, providing significant cost advantages to mains powered lighting. This is…

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Here's what you need to know about solar lighting shading assessments

Need a solar lighting solution? Here’s what you need to know about solar lighting shading assessments

There are a lot of factors that go into ensuring your solar lighting system will provide reliable and constant light all year round. One of…

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SBL solar lighting bollard daytime photo

THE QLD TRIFECTA:

Queensland designed and manufactured lighting, supplied by a 100% Queensland owned supplier, to Queensland State Government. Department of Transport and Main Roads QLD (TMR), marine…

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Orca Solar Lighting® teams with Advanced Lighting Technologies.

Orca Solar Lighting® is delighted to announce that Advanced Lighting Technologies Australia (ADLTA) is now the sole agent in VIC and SA for the entire…

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Commercial Grade. -What does this mean anyway?

Perhaps Specification Grade is a more meaningful term – meaning – a qualified lighting and electrical/solar, and civil engineer, is able to sign off EVERY…

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Installing the SBL solar bollard lights – very quick and easy.

Installing the SBL solar bollard lights – very quick and easy. The SBL bollards are a DIY installation and have two pole installation options. Direct…

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Solar bollard lighting shade assessment: upfront planning = successful and reliable solar lighting.

A successful and reliable solar lighting installation requires adhering to the ‘the power in = power out’ rule. This enables Orca Solar Lighting® /  Solar…

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Adaptive Solar Lighting

Adaptive Solar Lighting and Public Lighting Standards

Does your Solar Lighting Installation Comply with AS/NZS 1158.3.1:2020? “When Adaptive Lighting is used, each dimming level shall be such that it complies with all…

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AS/NZS pathway lighting standards update

AS/NZS pathway lighting standards update.

Australian and New Zealand lighting standards that cover minor roads, public spaces, cycleway & pathways and  car parks (AS/NZS 1158 3.1 2020) were updated in…

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solar pathway/cycle-way lighting

Planning solar pathway/cycle-way lighting with the use of sensors? – you need to know this

To put this in context, sensor driven solar lights are becoming popular, as solar lighting needs to be energy resourceful,  as they are relying on…

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SOLAR COLLECTION METHODS FOR SOLAR LIGHTING APPLICATIONS

SOLAR COLLECTION METHODS FOR SOLAR LIGHTING APPLICATIONS

TECHNICAL PAPER – OSLTP-001: SOLAR COLLECTION METHODS FOR SOLAR LIGHTING APPLICATIONS Abstract Integrating solar and battery technologies into lighting applications has become popular in recent…

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Solar Lighting Bollards – Your Common Questions Answered

Solar Lighting Bollards – Your Common Questions Answered

What are solar lighting bollards? Solar lighting bollards lights are shorter light poles (approx. one-meter high) that have solar lights on them and are very popular…

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Warranty vs performance guarantee – BIG DIFFERENCE.

Warranty vs performance guarantee – BIG DIFFERENCE.

Warranty vs performance guarantee – BIG DIFFERENCE. You need to know this if you are planning a solar lighting project. Warranties on the respective components…

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Integrated Solar Lights: Understand Their Limitations

Integrated Solar Lights: Understand Their Limitations

Integrated style solar lights have severe limitations The use of integrated style solar lights has exploded in the last 5 or 6 years. Integrated (often…

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solar lighting installation

Planning solar lighting? Ignore this at your peril

Planning a successful outdoor solar lighting installation. This document was written to assist lighting, asset and project manager professionals achieve successful lighting outcomes for their…

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