La losa, Spain
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Solar Municipal Lighting in La Losa, Spain: Sustainable Innovation by Fonroche Lighting

In the ambitious context of urban infrastructure modernization, the municipality of La Losa, located in the picturesque region of Castilla-y-León, Spain, has taken a decisive step towards innovation in street lighting. In 2021, the town, in partnership with Fonroche Lighting, is installing nine solar LED streetlights on Calle Real. This initiative, reflecting an investment in renewable technology and energy efficiency, marked a turning point in La Losa's municipal lighting.

Fonroche, renowned for its expertise in solar street lighting, provided a complete solution incorporating advanced photovoltaic panels, long-life batteries and an intelligent energy management system. The installation of these autonomous streetlights illustrates not only the city's commitment to sustainable development, but also its desire to adopt more environmentally-friendly night-lighting solutions, thereby reducing light pollution and its energy footprint.

This pilot project at La Losa is part of a wider effort to promote the benefits of solar lighting in the public sector, offering a cost-effective and environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional methods. The LED lighting supplied by Fonroche guarantees improved visibility and safety on the streets, while preserving the night-time beauty of the sky. This initiative is in line with global trends in light urbanism and smart cities, where the use of solar energy for street lighting is becoming a central element of sustainable urban planning.

Project background and necessity :

La Losa, a small picturesque town in Andalusia, was faced with a major challenge: replacing its defective wired streetlights. The traditional option of purchasing new equipment and renovating the buried cables proved more costly than anticipated. In this context, Fonroche Lighting presented an attractive alternative: autonomous solar street lamps.

Fonroche Lighting's solution:

Fonroche Lighting, a leader in the solar lighting sector, proposed a complete solution comprising photovoltaic panels, LED batteries and an efficient energy management system. The solar streetlights, with no connection to the electricity grid, guarantee a significant reduction in maintenance and electricity costs for the municipality.

Advantages of Solar Lighting :

  1. Energy savings and lower costs : The use of solar technology enables La Losa to reduce its energy consumption and electricity bills.
  2. Sustainability and respect for the environment : By harnessing renewable energy, the municipality contributes to environmental protection and sustainable development.
  3.  Improved Safety and Visibility: Solar streetlights provide bright, constant lighting, enhancing the safety of street users.
  4.  Autonomy and reliability: With batteries capable of storing solar energy, lighting remains reliable even on less sunny days.

Results and Impact on the Commune:

The implementation of this project has not only improved the aesthetics of Calle Real, but also enhanced the sense of security among residents. La Losa has thus demonstrated its commitment to innovative and sustainable solutions, aligning itself with Europe's sustainable development objectives.

Conclusion :

La Losa's successful experience with Fonroche Lighting's solar municipal lighting is a shining example for other cities looking to modernize their infrastructure while respecting the environment. This project underlines the importance of energy transition in the municipal sector and paves the way for future collaborations between Fonroche Lighting and other municipalities concerned about their environmental impact.

Discover our other projects : Photovoltaic street lighting in Andalusia


  • Lighting of the village's main roadway
  • Replacement of defective wired streetlights
  • Safety and improved visibility for users