Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Self-Contained Solar-Powered Streetlights Stay Completely Off the Grid

Source: http://gizmodo.com/self-contained-solar-powered-streetlights-stay-complete-1446549431

Self-Contained Solar-Powered Streetlights Stay Completely Off the Grid

Those long dark stretches of highway out in the middle of nowhere without any streetlights might soon be a thing of the past thanks to the engineers and designers at the Netherlands-based Kaal Masten. They've created the Spirit, a standalone solar-powered streetlight that gets all the energy it needs from the sun, so it can be installed and provide lighting anywhere—even remote locations without access to power grids.

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