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“Light Up Nigeria” Project in Durumi

 

A French consortium has installed autonomous solar street lighting in Uganda to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants. Thanks to 75 high-powered solar streetlights from the EverGen range, the benefits of solar lighting are already being felt in the daily lives of 400,000 inhabitants of the Kampala region.

 

  Road and street, Rural and remote site

   Abuja, NIGERIA

  UP2

Solutions d'éclairage solaire à Durumi; Nigeria

The context

 

Durumi has been shortlisted as part of the «Light Up Nigeria» program which aims to bring light in certain areas of the country and foster local development, both from an economic and social perspective. Another objective was to provide more safety in neighbourhoods and boost local activities at night. 

 

Nigeria is subject to severe climatic constraints with a hot and humid season followed by a very dry season where temperatures can exceed 40°C. This factor results in a real challenge for streetlights installed in direct sunlight as they need to be able to bear heavy charge and discharge cycles.

 

Initially, 70 basic solar streetlights were installed. Made in China, these were equipped with lead-acid batteries. Two months after their installation, 30% of the products were defective and only after 6 months of operation, nearly 50% of products had to be replaced.

Solutions d'éclairage solaire à Durumi; Nigeria

The solution

 

70 Sunna Design streetlights from the iSSL Maxi Road range have now been installed in the Durumi district to replace low-end products.

The lighting which is now in place, is more powerful and now lasts all night. It illuminates a wider area thanks to Sunna’s technology, power and product quality.

 

The Total Cost of Ownership is much lower with a product from Sunna Design. Over a 10-year period, there will be no additional costs linked with either maintenance or replacements, which makes Sunna’s solutions very competitive in the long term in comparison with low-end products.

 

Project Impact :

250 000 beneficiaries

  • Solutions d'éclairage solaire à Durumi; Nigeria
  • Solutions d'éclairage solaire à Durumi; Nigeria
  • Solutions d'éclairage solaire à Durumi; Nigeria
Year

 

2017
Localisation

 

Durumi, Nigeria
Customer

 

Municipality of Abuja
Products used

 

iSSL Maxi Road

Which products for this field of application ?

    Path and crosswalk Park and recreation Parking lot Path and crosswalk Park and recreation
    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!    
    Park and recreation Parking lot General Area 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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