Lighting the Trans-Sahara Highway

Our international projects

Solar energy is gaining ground in Central Africa, especially in Chad, which benefits from high levels of sunlight (4-6 kilowatt-hours per square meter per day).    This huge potential makes Chad a perfect candidate for photovoltaic solar power. Numerous projects are already shaping up across the country, including a PV solar power plant near the […]

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Europe embraces solar lighting

Our international projects

Solar lighting has a bright future in Europe Obsolescence, savings, environment The French lighting association (AFE) estimates that 90 million urban streetlights are installed in Europe and that 75% of them are over 25 years old. This obsolescence means high electricity and maintenance costs, so they’ll inevitably have to be upgraded, sooner or later. What’s […]

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Benin illuminated in solar energy by Fonroche Lighting

Our international projects

In 2019, Fonroche Lighting won the bid to install more than 15,000 off-grid solar streetlights in Benin. The project will provide high-performance lighting to improve safety in outdoor areas and public gathering places at night. Benin: local subsidiary heads up operations To support the project, the French company set up a local office in Cotonou […]

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Switzerland takes solar lighting to new heights

Corporate news, Our international projects

With its high peaks, sheer valleys and snow-covered ski slopes, Switzerland has a growing need for off-grid public lighting. Solar Advance, Fonroche Lighting’s exclusive partner in Switzerland, is meeting this burgeoning demand by installing solar streetlights. The company also offers an innovative solution for improving safety and security while retaining flexibility of layout with a […]

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Cameroon: Fonroche delivers training in streetlight installation


Corporate news

In Bertoua, capital of Cameroon’s eastern region, 460 Fonroche solar streetlights were recently installed to improve living standards for local people and help boost socioeconomic activity. After choosing our lighting solution for a street in the capital Yaoundé last year, Cameroon is pursuing its urban development programme with cost-effective off-grid streetlights, which are unaffected by […]

2021-07-12

Fonroche Lighting America: what’s new ?


Corporate news

Since 2019, Fonroche Lighting has been rolling out its Smartlight solar streetlights in the United States through Fonroche Lighting America, based in Needham Heights, Boston, MA. This new strategic location has further strengthened our international presence and gives American companies and local authorities the chance to benefit from our French-manufactured and globally recognized solutions and […]

2021-07-12

Morocco goes all out on renewables


Corporate news

On Earth Day, 22 April 2016, Morocco made a commitment to the planet by signing the Paris Agreement. This historic agreement, which was adopted at the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) and signed by 175 countries (187 as of today), aims to fight global warming and its impact on climate change. Since then, Morocco […]

2021-01-28

Lighting the Trans-Sahara Highway


Our international projects

Solar energy is gaining ground in Central Africa, especially in Chad, which benefits from high levels of sunlight (4-6 kilowatt-hours per square meter per day).    This huge potential makes Chad a perfect candidate for photovoltaic solar power. Numerous projects are already shaping up across the country, including a PV solar power plant near the […]

2020-10-23

Europe embraces solar lighting


Our international projects

Solar lighting has a bright future in Europe Obsolescence, savings, environment The French lighting association (AFE) estimates that 90 million urban streetlights are installed in Europe and that 75% of them are over 25 years old. This obsolescence means high electricity and maintenance costs, so they’ll inevitably have to be upgraded, sooner or later. What’s […]

2020-09-17

Fonroche Connect : Remote monitoring of off-grid streetlights


10 reasons why you should choose solar lighting, Corporate news

Built-in connectivity Fonroche Lighting’s R&D teams have developed a remote connectivity tool specially tailored to our solar streetlights called Fonroche Connect. This app uses LoRaTM low-data-rate wireless technology for remote, real-time management and monitoring of streetlights. It lets you monitor and troubleshoot your network of individually geolocated streetlights to ensure perfectly controlled, uninterrupted lighting throughout […]

2020-06-12

Switzerland takes solar lighting to new heights


Corporate news, Our international projects

With its high peaks, sheer valleys and snow-covered ski slopes, Switzerland has a growing need for off-grid public lighting. Solar Advance, Fonroche Lighting’s exclusive partner in Switzerland, is meeting this burgeoning demand by installing solar streetlights. The company also offers an innovative solution for improving safety and security while retaining flexibility of layout with a […]

2020-06-11