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Learn about the advantages of solar lamps at home

Learn about the advantages of solar lamps at home

What are the benefits of solar lights?

Solar garden lights are an efficient, clean and cheap long-term option to illuminate the exterior of your home. With long-lasting solar lamps, like the ones we offer at Prendeluz, you will benefit from a free and unlimited source of energy: the sun. This, together with other advantages that we will now discuss, make solar garden lights a safe option that has many benefits in relation to your commitment to the environment and your pocket.

What are the advantages and disadvantages of solar energy?


Advantages

  • Green energy: The sun is a renewable energy source that allows you to produce clean, pollution-free energy. Thus, you contribute to reducing greenhouse gas emissions produced by other fossil fuel energy sources and, in doing so, you help the planet.
  • Unlimited energy: The sun rises every day and, especially in Spain, the number of hours of sunshine per day is very high, which provides you with an inexhaustible source of energy. In fact, in Spain there are between 2,500 and 3,000 hours of sunshine per year, which means more than 8 hours of sunshine per day.
  • Savings and efficiency: Depending on what installation you have and how you use solar energy, you can save a lot on your electricity bill. Solar lamps do not require connection to the electricity grid, so you only use the energy you produce yourself and store the energy you do not use in the battery for later use. Thus, with long-life solar lamps you will have the same power and brightness as with a conventional lamp at a lower cost.
  • Safety and installation without construction work: Since solar energy uses LED bulbs that do not need to be connected to the power grid, there is no wiring network that can cause problems and, in addition, the probability of the bulb overheating is reduced. Installation is simple and does not require major construction work.
  • Long-term investment: Since solar energy is constantly evolving, you are investing in an energy source that will become cheaper and cheaper every year, becoming more efficient and useful, not to mention the fact that non-renewable energies will disappear at the same time!

 

Disadvantages

  • High initial investment: Although solar energy can save you a lot of money in the long term, its initial investment is higher. Solar lamps require photovoltaic panels to capture sunlight and then transform it into energy. These solar panels can be somewhat expensive, although it is a disbursement that will only take place at the beginning, so in the long run this disadvantage disappears. However, you may have to replace the batteries at some point, although the cost of batteries is usually very low.
  • Intermittent operation: If you live in an area with low light intensity or if it is usually cloudy you may not get all the autonomy you want from your solar lamps. For example, if it rains one day, you may only have autonomy for 3 or 4 hours. Similarly, it is important to have a good battery that stores the energy captured during the day to be able to use it comfortably at night.

What is the purpose of solar lamps?

The purpose of solar lamps is to provide you with cheap, efficient and safe lighting that is in line with your commitment to the environment.

Solar lamps are composed of a photovoltaic plate, a light concentrator, a guide and a storage battery. Thanks to this, they allow you to take advantage of an inexhaustible source of energy (the sun) and store in the battery the energy that you do not use during the day to be used during the night hours. In this way, you can illuminate your terrace without resorting to the conventional electrical network, avoiding the costs involved. This allows you to always have light at your disposal, being self-sufficient and responsible at the same time.

In addition, solar lamps are intended to make your life easier, since they do not need to be turned on manually. Being automatic and high intensity, solar garden lights can run smoothly all night long, without needing to be turned on or off. This is very useful, for example, if you want to illuminate your garden paths or if you are looking for a security lighting system that is practical and effective.

How long does it take to charge a solar lamp?

As mentioned above, solar lamps are nowadays long-lasting, so they can run all night long without any problems. Generally, a fully charged battery can provide energy for about 6 hours of illumination. Of course, it all depends on how many hours of light the lamp has received during the day, because if it is in a place with little natural light or in constant twilight it will not work properly. On a rainy day, for example, a solar lamp could store energy for 3 or 4 hours of autonomy or even less, depending on the hours of light.

In addition, it should be noted that the lifetime of a lamp is very high. A solar garden lamp can last up to 15 years without any problems, since its wear and tear when turning on and off is minimal. It is more likely that you will have to change them because they are exposed to the weather conditions of being in a garden and not so much due to use.

Therefore, it is important that you invest in good long-lasting solar lamps, such as the ones we offer in our online lighting store. The garden light lamps are of the highest quality to ensure optimum resistance to water, dust and other external factors that may reduce the life of your solar lamp. With Prendeluz you will have a clean and efficient lighting that will decorate your home in the most elegant way. What are you waiting for to see our catalog of solar garden lights?

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