||Average installation cost range from $2,000 to $15,000 depending on the distance to power source.
||No trenching, no cabling. Lower installation cost makes the solar streetlight's initial investment lower than traditional lights.
||Average $1,000 less initial material cost
||Higher material cost due to solar Tube and energy storage device acquisition
||Average electricity costs $80 t o $100 per street light annually
||Higher maintenance cost. Re- lamping 1,000 to 3,000 hours
||Virtually maintenance Free, LED Light fixture rated up to 75,000 hours
||Average streetlight consumes 550KWH of energy per annual from fossil fuel, which translates to 235 kilogram of Co2 emission.
||100% green renewable energy from sun. Zero Co2 emissions. 2,000 kg Co2 savings per light
||Low color rending and recognition
||Full spectrum light allows for better color recognition
||Portable light tower relies on generator. Noisy, requires attention
||Solar counterpart is quiet and maintenance free