World Blog Day

Corporate news

Join us today, Saturday 31st August, as we celebrate World Blog Day by turning the spotlight on our own corporate ‘weblog’. Launched just two years ago, the Fonroche ‘blog of solar lighting’ brings you new content every week, with posts on latest contract wins, project successes, tips for project owners, events, team profiles and more. […]

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Trade events | Taking the solar lighting message to the world!

Corporate news

Fonroche Lighting has a busy few months ahead, with a host of opportunities to promote our solar public lighting solutions. After African Utility Week, Africallia and InterLumi earlier in the year, we’ll again be lighting the way ahead at a series of trade events. We are looking forward to seeing you there! 😊 International exhibitions […]

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Senegal: Fonroche team 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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World Blog Day


Corporate news

Join us today, Saturday 31st August, as we celebrate World Blog Day by turning the spotlight on our own corporate ‘weblog’. Launched just two years ago, the Fonroche ‘blog of solar lighting’ brings you new content every week, with posts on latest contract wins, project successes, tips for project owners, events, team profiles and more. […]

2019-08-31

Trade events | Taking the solar lighting message to the world!


Corporate news

Fonroche Lighting has a busy few months ahead, with a host of opportunities to promote our solar public lighting solutions. After African Utility Week, Africallia and InterLumi earlier in the year, we’ll again be lighting the way ahead at a series of trade events. We are looking forward to seeing you there! 😊 International exhibitions […]

2019-08-20

Colombia’s longest bridge lit by Fonroche


Case studies

In July 2018, the Viaducto de la Paz, or ‘Viaduct of Peace’, was officially opened to motorists and other road users. This major infrastructure upgrade is vital for the region’s economic growth, and the project was conducted in accordance with sustainable development best practices. From materials to construction techniques, the 5.4-kilometer (3.4 mi) bridge blends […]

2019-08-06

Senegal: Fonroche team 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