The solar street lights store free energy from the sun, generating unlimited clean power without being connected to the utility grid. Aptech Solar’s street lights are environmentally friendly, more cost-effective and require less maintenance than regular street lights.
Distributors / Implementing Organizations
The product has been implemented by KCC.
Intellectural Property Type
User Provision Model
The product must be transported to the desired location and installed by qualified engineers.
Distributions to Date Status
Light output (lumens)
Number of light points
Solar panel description
Lifetime: 25 years
Peak power rating (Wp)
Battery capacity (kWh; mAh)
Grid compatibility (yes/no)
Tower height (m)
The solar street lighthouses a 180W solar panel with an efficiency of 17% and a 25-year life, as well as a lithium battery control system with a lifespan of up to 10 years. The pole is plactic-coated, rustproof and 8m in height.
ApTech Africa can be contacted for support.
Manufacturer Specified Performance Parameters
Vetted Performance Status
User must take appropriate precaution when using electrical device.
Complementary Technical Systems
Academic Research and References
Mokhtar Ali ; Mohamed Orabi ; Emad Abdelkarim ; Jaber A. Abu Qahouq ; Abdelali El Aroudi, 2011, Design and development of energy-free solar street LED light system, IEEE PES conference on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies – Middle East (ISGT Middle East)
Marco A. D. Costa ; Guilherme H. Costa ; Anderson S. dos Santos ; Luciano Schuch ; José R. Pinheiro, A high efficiency autonomous street lighting system based on solar energy and LEDs, Power Electronics Conference, 2009
Compliance with regulations