Senegal: Team Fonroche ready for action

Corporate news

At Fonroche, we’re keen to establish a local presence close to our lighting projects. After our recent interview with Ken in Kenya (no pun intended…), we’d like to tell you about our new subsidiary in Senegal. It was set up in June 2018 to deliver Fonroche’s largest-ever solar public lighting project, with installation of 50,000 […]

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WATT ARE YOU DOING #2: Interview of a Fonroche Business Manager in Kenya

Corporate news

[IN LIVE FROM NAIROBI – KENYA] Today, for the second edition of WATT ARE YOU DOING, we are meeting one of our colleagues based in Nairobi, in Kenya. His name is ODEGIH! Ken ODEGIH. He is Public Projects Business Development Manager for Fonroche Eastern Africa. In order to know him better, we asked him some […]

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Streetlight production at Fonroche: technology, know-how and an eco-conscious approach

Corporate news

Following the ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications recently achieved by Fonroche Lighting, and to learn more about what the production department does, we talked to Nicolas Kudlikowski, chief operating officer for the last two years. He explains how the production facility operates and the various environmental and continuous improvement actions currently in progress. Production at […]

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Watt Are You Doing? – Episode 1 – Meet our Head of R&D!

Corporate news

Fonroche Lighting is launching a new interactive programme called Watt Are You Doing? The idea is to take you round the various parts of the company, meet some of the people who work there and hear what they do. Check out the first episode, when we meet Thomas Schuler, Head of R&D (research and development). […]

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Senegal: Team Fonroche ready for action


Corporate news

At Fonroche, we’re keen to establish a local presence close to our lighting projects. After our recent interview with Ken in Kenya (no pun intended…), we’d like to tell you about our new subsidiary in Senegal. It was set up in June 2018 to deliver Fonroche’s largest-ever solar public lighting project, with installation of 50,000 […]

2019-07-24

Road Lighting for Dummies


10 reasons why you should choose solar lighting

Our road networks are improving all the time, with works ranging from repairs and resurfacing to new links and major development schemes. Public lighting is often a secondary consideration, however — installed at the end of these works or even years later. So, how do you make roads safe at night without digging up and […]

2019-07-02

Colombia’s new Alto Magdalena highway lit by Fonroche


Our international projects

Building on its successful involvement in the ‘Viaducto de la Paz’ project, France-based company Fonroche is pursuing its expansion in Colombia with another ecofriendly public lighting solution — this time for the new Alto Magdalena highway project. Hundreds of solar streetlights are being installed at strategic locations along the route to make driving safer and […]

2019-06-13

Sierra Leone’s solar aspirations


Our international projects

Sierra Leone is a country on Africa’s Atlantic coast, bordered by Guinea to the north and Liberia to the southeast. This region of sub-Saharan Africa famously has the lowest household electrification rate in the world. Sierra Leone has a population of nearly 8 million, yet only 13% have electricity. Even the lucky few have to put […]

2019-05-17

Mayotte’s streetlights powered by Indian Ocean sunshine


Our international projects

Join us today as we journey to Mayotte, an archipelago in the Indian Ocean between Madagascar and the coast of Mozambique. Mayotte is an overseas French-administrated territory and comprises a main island, Grande-Terre, and a smaller island, Petite-Terre. Our local partner talks enthusiastically about how Fonroche Lighting off-grid solar solutions manufactured in France are lighting […]

2019-05-03

Streetlight production at Fonroche: technology, know-how and an eco-conscious approach


Corporate news

Following the ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications recently achieved by Fonroche Lighting, and to learn more about what the production department does, we talked to Nicolas Kudlikowski, chief operating officer for the last two years. He explains how the production facility operates and the various environmental and continuous improvement actions currently in progress. Production at […]

2019-04-09

Interplume secures its industrial site with solar lighting signed Fonroche


Our installations in France

The industrial site -100% French- of the company Interplume, located in Sainte-Hermine -Vendée (F-85210), specializes in the processing of feathers and down. Its customers are mainly high-end textile manufacturers, with export sales generating 90% of its turnover. Strictly committed to an eco-responsible approach, Interplume has made numerous investments to ensure a “green” production ( own […]

2019-03-25