Signify Harnesses the Power of the Sun in Africa, Asia and the Middle East


Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, is preparing to harness the power of sunlight in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Following the first launch in India this year, Signify introduced philips sunstay , an integrated solar street lamp that will be launched in Cambodia, Indonesia, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Vietnam and africa, and its innovative solar sparkle Philips LifeLight.

"Solar-powered lighting systems, which are one of the fastest growing and most sustainable segments of public lighting, make a significant difference in rural areas and constitute a much safer alternative compared to fuel-using lighting systems. Almost 7 percent of the carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere in the Middle East is caused by lighting systems. Solar lighting is much more efficient in terms of energy saving."

Combining solar panel, fixture, charging controller and battery in the same unit, Philips SunStay is compact, easy to install and maintain… SunStay reduces the costs of laying cables as well as reducing its carbon footprint and capital and operating costs. Providing lighting between 2,000 and 3,000 lumens and with a high efficiency of 175 lm/W, SunStay is more efficient than existing solar street lamps on the market.

Suitable for outdoor and outdoor use in the building, Philips LifeLight is designed for people living away from the power grid. The device, which has a USB port to charge phones and other electronic devices, has been[1] highly appreciated for its feature. The fact that the battery in the second generation of LifeLight is interchangeable further extends the lifespan of the product.

In addition to providing lighting in homes without electrical infrastructure, solar-powered sparkles improve human health and even save lives. According to the World Health Organization, the use of fuels such as wood, candles and kerosene in home lighting and cooking causes[2] the deaths of nearly 4 million people each year.

2-Signify has become the new name of Philips Lighting as of May 16, 2018. The company will be in the Philips Lighting Lighting Tic. Inc. will continue to hold its trade title.  


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