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

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