Yemisi Izuora


Schneider Electric the global specialist in energy management has announced the introduction of a new range of innovative energy efficient maintenance-free Solar Streetlights called Villaya.

Field Marketing and Access to Energy  Manager, Anne Ezeh said the product offers sustainable lighting capacity for up to 10 years, adding, “Unlike others, the Villaya Solar Streetlights‘ unique integrated concept makes installation very quick and easy because there is no need for trenching, cabling or on site assembling and the advanced LED technology and management system guarantees the lamps can last for up to 10 years”.


In addition to its Smart Management System, the Villaya Solar Streetlights offers unrivalled heat resistance, highly efficient LED light engine that provides the best ratio of lumens per watt as well as a unique all-in-one integrated plug and play design which allows for retrofitting, easy installation and helps to avoid vandalism, she said.


The Villaya Solar Streetlights work by automatically detecting night time conditions through an integrated circuit processor that guarantees full power during the night and graduated reduction of light intensity after 4 to 5 hours, to stretch the availability of its lighting service all year long, she explained.


Speaking on the organization’s unwavering commitment towards providing innovative energy solutions Ezeh stated, “The Villaya Solar Streetlight is a product solution to promote environmental safety, efficient, renewable, clean and affordable power, even in remote or off-grid areas that require good street lighting and zero electricity bills” She said.


Schneider Electric has been at the forefront of sustainable power sector development in Nigeria, not only by the introduction of genuine electrical products, but also in the development of manpower, in a bid to complement the Federal Government’s efforts in the sector.

Schneider is a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries,offering integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Building, Data Centres & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 24 billion euros in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

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