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Solar Lighting in Bamenda Gas Stations

 

AREA & SECURITY LIGHTING, CAMEROON

 

Since the liberalization of the oil distribution sector, gas stations have been growing exponentially in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Each new facility construction project is now subject to new regulations and environmental laws.

Eclairage public solaire de sécurité d'une station service à Bemenda, Cameroun

The context

 

MRS is an oil company headquartered in Nigeria with a network of 400 stations throughout Africa.

 

Following an audit and a lighting modernization project, the company made energy bill reduction a priority by focussing on LED lighting and renewable energies. Based on a specific study, the amount of subsequent savings were estimated at 60% of their annual operating budget.

 

As Bamenda is a western highlands city with high temperatures and two heavy rainy seasons, gas stations located in the outskirts of the city are particularly vulnerable to heavy rain and other climatic hazards.

Eclairage public solaire de sécurité d'une station service à Bemenda, Cameroun

The solution

 

100 Sunna iSSL Maxi Road streetlights were installed in an MRS gas station in Bamenda, and a hundred more around other MRS stations in Cameroon.

 

The powerful lighting, which meets European standards, improves visual comfort and replaces advantageously old conventional street lights.

The atypical design of Sunna’s products reinforces MRS gas stations brand identity, and products longevity enable a real return on investment for this company.

 

Finally, the intelligent lighting program in place allowed the installation of devices with the same settings in all stations : adaptation to weather conditions is automatic, guaranteeing lighting all night even during long rainy seasons.

  • Éclairage solaire dans les stations-service de Bamenda
  • Éclairage solaire dans les stations-service de Bamenda
  • Éclairage solaire dans les stations-service de Bamenda
  • Éclairage solaire dans les stations-service de Bamenda
  • Éclairage solaire dans les stations-service de Bamenda
Year

 

2016
Location

 

Bamenda, Cameroon
Client

 

MRS oil company
Product(s) used

 

iSSL Maxi Road

Which products for this field of application ?

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