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Emergency lighting in Rwanda

 

Rwanda is a country that has striven to provide affordable, reliable and sustainable electricity to all citizens. Recognizing the essential role of access to energy in accelerating economic development and improving the health, safety and standard of living, it has succeeded in attracting a number of private companies to invest in the sector, particularly in off-grid electrification to bridge the gap between high energy costs and limited financial accessibility.

 

  Rural and remote site

   Rwanda, AFRICA

  iSSL+, iSSL Maxi Area

Éclairage d'urgence au Rwanda

A need for security

 

The project aimed to illuminate three refugee camps (to light up toilets and streets) in Rwanda that are NYABIHEKE, KIGEME and GIHEMBE in order to promote security and to improve life quality by artificially extending the hours of light so that activities can continue.

 

The prohibitive cost of kerosene or petrol flares for lighting was a barrier to the development of night and family activities: the resulting darkness brought fear and insecurity.

Éclairage d'urgence au Rwanda

The solution for the 3 refugee camps

 

Sunna was chosen for this project because its high-quality products come with a warranty and a complete set of services: they provide uniform, high-performance lighting and are equipped with innovative remote management technology. The number of people impacted by this project in three camps is approximately 47,095 people. Solar street lighting offers a number of advantages in camps such as:

 

– Reduction of accidents and crime on the streets and toilets

 

– Increase the comfort of use of the sanitary facilities

 

– Stimulation of night trade.

Eclairage solaire de sécurité dans un village au Rwanda

A reassured population

 

“We are very happy with this project. There has never been any solar lighting in this camp. We have suffered from darkness, as night falls, our lives depend on fire. Our children have trouble studying on oil lamps, but from now on, children can sit outside and study at night.”

 

– Innocent, family man.

 

“Life will change in terms of leisure, so far we are able to play football, basketball for the duration of the tournament, after completing all activities.”

 

– Eric, 17-year-old boy from Nyabiheke camp.

Year

 

2019
Location

 

Rwanda
Client

 

Government of Rwanda
Product(s) used

 

iSSL +, iSSL Maxi Area

Which products for this field of application ?

    Park and recreation Parking lot Path and crosswalk Park and recreation Path and crosswalk
    The iSSL+ is a reliable and robust stand-alone solar lighting solution, particularly suitable for pedestrian walkways, cycle paths and car parks. This innovative product offers a very simple and quick installation with unmatched performance and connected services such as Sunnap'. Do you have a similar project or any other project? Talk to our sales team!    
    Parking lot General Area Park and recreation Park and recreation
    The iSSL maxi Area is a reliable and robust stand-alone solar lighting solution, particularly suitable for area lighting, car parks and public squares. This innovative product offers a very simple and quick installation with unmatched performance and connected services such as Sunnap'.   Do you have a similar project or any other project ? Talk to our sales team!    
    Road and street Parking lot General Area Road and street
    iSSL Maxi Road is the most reliable and robust stand-alone solar lighting solution. This innovative product offers unparalleled performance and connected services with the SunnApp, and installs very quickly.   Do you have a similar project or any other project ? Talk to our sales team!    
    Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL+ noir Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL+ blanc
    Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL Maxi Area noir Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL Maxi Area blanc
    Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL Maxi Road Noir Lampadaire solaire Sunna Design iSSL Maxi Road blanc

    Specifications iSSL +

    Lighting
    Lighting power
    1,750 to 3,500 lumens
    Consumption
    10 W to 20 W
    Lighting efficiency
    Up to 175 lm/W
    Color temperature options couleur
    2700K, 3000K, 4000K
    Lifespan
    50,000 hours
    * Available with motion sensor
    PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS
    Technology
    Photovoltaïc modules (Monocrystalline silicon)
    Power
    50 Wc
    Lifespan
    > 20 years at 80% of initial power
    Battery
    Technology
    NiMH , battery, maintenance free, high resistance to extreme temperatures
    Capacity
    120 Wh
    Operating temperature range
    -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
    Lifespan
    12 years
    General
    SCx
    0,16 m2
    Fixation
    Top mounting Ø60 mm
    Weight (without pole)
    14 kg

    Specifications iSSL Maxi Area

    Lighting
    Lighting power
    3,500 to 7,000 lumens
    Consumption
    20 W to 40 W
    Lighting efficiency
    Up to 175 lm/W
    Color temperature options
    2700K, 3000K, 4000K
    Lifespan
    50,000 hours
    * Available with motion sensor
    Photovoltaic panels
    Technology
    Photovoltaïc modules (Monocrystalline silicon)
    Power
    80 Wc
    Lifespan
    > 20 years at 80% of initial power
    Battery
    Technology
    NiMH , battery, maintenance free, high resistance to extreme temperatures
    Capacity
    240 Wh
    Operating temperature range
    -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
    Lifespan
    12 years
    General
    SCx
    0,147 m2
    Fixation
    Top mounting Ø60 mm
    Weight (without pole)
    19 kg

    Specifications iSSL Maxi Road

    Lighting
    Lighting power
    3,500 to 7,000 lumens
    Consumption
    20 W to 40 W
    Lighting efficiency
    Up to 175 lm/W
    Color temperature options
    2700K, 3000K, 4000K
    Lifespan
    50,000 hours
    * Available with motion sensor
    Photovoltaic panels
    Technology
    Photovoltaïc modules (Monocrystalline silicon)
    Power
    80 Wc
    Lifespan
    > 20 years at 80% of initial power
    Battery
    Technology
    NiMH , battery, maintenance free, high resistance to extreme temperatures
    Capacity
    240Wh
    Operating temperature range
    -40°C to +70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
    Lifespan
    12 years
    General
    SCx
    0,147 m²
    Fixation
    Top mounting Ø60 mm
    Weight
    19 kg

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