15 months to meet Benin’s road lighting needs

Our international projects

On your marks, get set… In January 2019, we announced another international success, with a contract to supply and install 15,000 solar streetlights in Benin. Work is now underway, with the first off-grid streetlights along newly upgraded roads poised to come online in the days and weeks ahead. In this article, we go back to […]

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Africa: 10,000 more people get solar lighting every night

Our international projects

In Senegal, Africa, we’ve installed thousands of sustainable solar streetlights so far, which automatically switch on as dusk approaches, providing light for 10,000 more people every night. And we’re about to launch a similar project in Benin, which will double this figure. Our solar solutions deliver safety, cost savings and ecological benefits. They also mean […]

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200 solar streetlights in Mali with the TREZOR project

Our international projects

In northwest France, the lle-et-Vilaine council is celebrating 35 years of cooperation with the Mopti region of Mali. This partnership has supported a wide range of projects, designed to improve living conditions for Malian people. This year has seen the rollout of a new project called TREZOR for Tranquillité en Zones Rurales (peace of mind […]

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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 […]

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Solar lighting: a fast growing market


10 reasons why you should choose solar lighting

Delivering lighting solutions, that’s good. Delivering environmentally responsible and sustainable solutions — that’s even better! The solar streetlight has a bright future. It’s proving a compelling choice for a growing number of governments, who are also promoting it. Indeed, the support of these influencers is having a real impact on the solar lighting market. As […]

2020-01-23

15 months to meet Benin’s road lighting needs


Our international projects

On your marks, get set… In January 2019, we announced another international success, with a contract to supply and install 15,000 solar streetlights in Benin. Work is now underway, with the first off-grid streetlights along newly upgraded roads poised to come online in the days and weeks ahead. In this article, we go back to […]

2019-12-17

Africa: 10,000 more people get solar lighting every night


Our international projects

In Senegal, Africa, we’ve installed thousands of sustainable solar streetlights so far, which automatically switch on as dusk approaches, providing light for 10,000 more people every night. And we’re about to launch a similar project in Benin, which will double this figure. Our solar solutions deliver safety, cost savings and ecological benefits. They also mean […]

2019-12-02

Solar lighting impresses in East Africa


Corporate news

A year ago, Fonroche Lighting set up a new subsidiary in Africa. After Senegal on the continent’s west coast, we now have a second base of operations in the Kenyan capital Nairobi. In both locations, the objective is the same — help us be more responsive and forge better, closer relations with customers and prospects […]

2019-10-29

Fonroche Lighting lab: ready, test, go!


Corporate news

Things are heating up in the lab! Here, Fonroche Lighting tests all the components of its solar streetlights before approving them for production. To get a clearer picture of how the lab works, we talked to Justine, our prototyping and model shop expert. The lab: from testing to production Fonroche Lighting has long-standing expertise in solar […]

2019-09-10

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