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Forbes: When (and Where) Solar LED Lighting Makes Sense

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"Right now, very few businesses or real estate development companies would think first about using solar panels to run their outdoor lights, but in places where’s no established cabling, solar lights really can make sense from an economic and efficiency standpoint. And I’m not just talking about in emerging nations.

In the past six months, I’ve spoken with two companies that are pioneering the commercial market for these applications (the residential market is a separate animal): Sol Lighting, a Palm City, Fla.-based company that specializes in outdoor LED lighting technology; and Clear Blue Technologies, a Toronto-based maker of lighting controls and other smart grid components that is testing the viability of off-grid solar and wind-powered lights."

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