Unity Opto Begins Production Of Solar-Powered LED Street Lights

Posted by SI Staff on June 27, 2007 No Comments
Categories : Products & Technology

Taipei, Taiwan-based Unity Opto Technology has started producing solar-powered street lamps that use light-emitting diode (LED) technology.

According to the company, Unity Opto's solar-powered street lamps utilize two key components: an LED light source and a solar panel. The LED light source houses 12 power LEDs that generate 1,800 lm while using 36W. Unity Opto adds the LED light source can last an estimated 50,000 hours, while the unit's solar panels are expected to last about 15 years.

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