The global solar street lighting market is now turning into a highly lucrative sector owing to the growth assistance by the global market forces and also increasing support from
government entities and regulatory bodies. The expansive opportunities for the market
development that have come up in recent years are now projected to attract new players in the global market. A high number of well-established players are now reaping the advantages of lucrative opportunities and are further expected to continue on their path to future success.
“These companies in the global solar street lighting market do not require high levels of
infrastructural expenditure. This thus helps in creating great room for upping the profit
margins,” finds TMR analyst. The growing number of new players entering the market and the increasing presence of well-known global players is projected to help in further
fragmentation of the solar street lighting market.
Some of the key companies operating in the global solar street lighting market Sol Inc. Solar Street Lights USABridgelux Inc., Dragons Breath Solar, VerySol GmbH, Solektra
International, Urja Global ltd., Omega Solar, Phillips Lighting Holding BV, SOKOYO
Solar Group, and Sunna Design among others.
According to the research report published by Transparency Market Research on the global solar street lighting market, the CAGR of the market will be whopping 16.24% for the given course of forecast period ranging from 2019 to 2027. This growth rate will propel the valuation of the global market to around US$12.54 by the end of 2027. Initially, in 2018, the global market was valued at US$ 3.76 bn.
Commercial Sector to Become Top Application Segment In terms of application, commercial segment is projected to account for a major share of the global solar street lighting market during the forecast period. The commercial segment is likely to expand at a significant pace during the forecast period due to the rising demand for solar street lighting in public streets, roadways, and commercial malls.
On the other hand, in terms of regional segmentation, the global solar street lighting market is expected to be dominated by the regional segment of Asia Pacific. Surging urbanization in developing countries in this region has been leading to the rise in the demand for energy. This consequently drives the demand for solar streetlights in this region. Reduction in the price of LEDs and increasing awareness about using energy-efficient lighting are expected to spur the solar lighting system market.
Brazil is the leading country in the solar street light market in Latin America. Brazil is
heavily investing in LED-powered street lights. The R20 Hub in Brazil is a leading a large-
scale LED street lighting program that aims at covering 13 cities with 1.5 million street lights across the country. Solar-powered street light installations in the country are driven by the need to reduce the overburdening of the power grid.
Growing Support by Government Authorities to Help Market Development The diminishing of natural energy resources is one of the biggest driving factor for the
burgeoning growth of the global solar street lighting market. Moreover, increasing awareness about green lighting and green planet initiatives are also helping to push the development of the global market. In addition to this, initiatives by the regulatory bodies and government authorities is also expected to market growth.
Global Solar Street Lighting Market – Key Developments
In May 2018, Silicon CPV had completed a project to install high quality commercial
solar powered street light in Bou Craa, a small town in the Western Sahara. The value
of this order was over 230,000 Pound
In March 2018, Silicon CPV Ltd has won an order of over US$ 1.8 million for its
British designed and built high quality commercial solar power street lights covering
76Km of road network for a new construction project in the KPK province of
On March, 2016, Philips Lighting Holding B.V. collaborated with Vodafone Group
Plc to enhance its LED street light management system. The collaboration is expected
to help Philips Lighting Holding B.V. meet the rising demand for solar street lighting
in the near future.
Global Solar Street Lighting Market: Research Scope
Global Solar Street Lighting Market: by Lighting Source
Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFL)
Light Emitting Diode (LED)
Global Solar Street Lighting Market: by Type
Global Solar Street Lighting Market: by Application
Global Solar Street Lighting Market: by Region
o Rest of Latin America
o Rest of Europe
o Rest of Asia Pacific
Middle East & Africa
o South Africa
o Rest of MEA