Outdoor Solar lights are an affordable and environmentally friendly way to provide light to your garden. The convenience of this type of lighting solution can save you time, money, and energy in the long run.
When adding light to any outdoor space, you have to run power to the area, but with solar powered outdoor lights, all you need to do is find a sunny spot to place the absorbent panel and let the natural sunlight do the rest for you.
As renewable energy craze has taken over the world by storm over the last decade or so. It’s been deemed one of the solutions to the ever-rising environmental problems the world is facing today. There’s no doubt that the industrial and conventional energy production techniques being used are slowly killing the earth. Hence the need for clean renewable energy. In comes solar lighting.
How Outdoor Solar Lights Works
It’s basically the collection of solar energy from the sun and turning this energy into light by using the photovoltaic effect process which is done in the photovoltaic cells or solar panels. The energy is collected during the day and then stored in rechargeable battery cells for later use in the evening or at night.
Advantages of Outdoor Solar Lighting
Solar lighting is quite friendly to the environment. The production of energy using non-renewable sources of energy has played a major role in the creation of large carbon footprints. Using solar powered lighting sources will greatly reduce this carbon footprint. Solving the problem of exhaustion of the earth’s resources can only be addressed by using more renewable sources for the production of energy.
Given that at the initial stages this technology is generally still quite expensive to adopt, be it for residential or commercial use, however, once outdoor solar lights installed you will end up saving much more money in the long run than you would by using the conventional methods of lighting. Once you stop paying your electrical bills the money saved from this will cover the cost of installation in a matter of months.
3. Low maintenance requirements
Outdoor solar lighting is quite easy to maintain. Rarely do they require a lot of your attention. Aside from cleaning and the occasional check up here and there, there’s not much you’ll need to do to ensure they last longer.
4. A Wide variety of styles available
outdoor solar yard lights now have several types, styles, sizes, and shapes available to you and not only do they serve the purpose they were initially created for, but they are also visually and aesthetically pleasing as well. You will definitely be able to find what suits you and your tastes.
Types of Outdoor Solar Lights
Like mentioned earlier, you can find the best solar lights for almost all outdoor spaces. When shopping for these fixtures, the most important thing to consider is the type of fixture you want, then other features can follow. Below are the 10 best outdoor solar lights, Let’s Have a look at the different types and their features.
The first type you may want to look at is path lights. These come in some designs and styles. You will find that there are those that have a tiny solar panel attached to the top of each view. These are very beneficial, enabling you to place the lights at a distance that appeals to you, rather than having to place them close together, such as the string light styles available. With each light managing its power, you can enjoy a well-lit path every day. These path lights come on automatically when the sun sets and then turn off once the batteries are drained of all the power it has stored throughout the day.
- GORGEOUS DANCING FLAMES DESIGN: A stunning alternative to the real “flames” — LEDs in the light cast a warm, soft, mood-enhancing glow. Please note the actual height of the item is 43 inches.
- NEVER NEEDS BATTERIES, COMPLETELY RUNS ON SOLAR POWER: It collects solar energy all day, then turns on automatically at dusk. The light runs on solar power, so you can place it anywhere!
- LONG WORKING TIME - Built-in rechargeable battery (2200mAh). Light up 12 hours after fully charged. Charging time: 8 hours
- WEATHER RESISTANCE: Waterproof and Durable, withstand all kinds of weather all round the year.
- EASY INSTALLATION: No wiring required, simply install it anywhere you like and enjoy the warm torch light.
- [PIR Motion Lights and No Dim Mode]- Designed with No dim mode to increase product life span. When motion is detected within 3-5m, the motion sensor lights will turn on automatically in darkness or at night, which provides your illumination for security and safety protection.
- [28 LED Ultra-Bright Solar Powered Lights]-There are 28 powerful LEDs and the motion angle is 120 degrees which can provide excellent illumination and turn the dark space into a bright lighted space. With a lampshade covering the led, well designed to longer its performance life.
- [High Efficiency and Eco-Friendly]- By exposure to sunlight for around 8 hours in daytime, the solar light is able to work for you by motion detecting at night.
- [Waterproof IP65 and Durable]- The solar outdoor lights is water resistant and heat-resistant. A great solar security light for outdoor patio, garden, deck, yard, drive, outside wall, fence etc
- [After service Policy]- We promise a 30-Day Full Refund Policy and 180-Day Limited Product Guarantee Period.
- ★ PERFECT SHAPE SOLAR LANTERNS : Small & Portable - 3.5” x 3.5” x 4.9”，Antique lantern and Retro style design, Sunklly Warm White LED Solar Lantern can be hang on anywhere you want, perfect for garden, yard, wall, pathway, driveway, lawn, camping, etc. lighting and decoration
- ★ ROMANTIC SOLAR LED LANTERNS : Solar umbrella lights emit a faint yellow light and keep flashing like the wind blows over candles, create a romantic and comfortable space
- ★ TINY AND PORTABLE HANGING SOLAR LANTERNS :Can be used as Solar Powered Path Light Solar candle lantern with a cute clamp, Very durable and powerful, can be hung on umbrella, tent, tree and elsewhere, decorate your environment when you are fishing, camping, party and Christmas
- ★ LONG SERVICE LIFE SOLAR UMBRELLA LIHGTS: Patio umbrella light made of high quality plastic and metal,IP 44 waterproof and heatproof. Replaceable battery design let the solar lights provide longer service
- ★ We went the extra mile to ensure that this is a solar light you'll love! But if for whatever reason you're not completely satisfied, just let us know. We will offer 30 days full refund and 12 months replacement
Other outdoor solar lights which are growing in popularity is the security lights. Security lights are a fantastic opportunity to take advantage of solar power as these lights only come on when it detects movement. This means that the battery which stores the energy converted from the sun is more than enough to ensure you and your family’s safety at all times.
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Be sure when it comes to the positioning of your security lights that you get the best sun exposure. The more sun your lights get, the longer they will burn to provide you with plenty of security lighting as and when you need it.
- 1. the lamp is eco-friendly and safe for your family.
- 2. super long life span of the solar panel, max up to 15 years
- 3. wireless solar charging, more convenient to use
- 4. high performance of water resistance, it can be applied outdoors
- 5. wide application: lawn lamp, street lamp, garage lamp, landscape garden lamp, advertising lamp,engineering lamp and other outdoor lamps
- U.S. Flag Code Compliant - Light up the Stars & Stripes with brilliant illumination throughout the night with our 1300 Lumen solar flag pole light! Featuring 5x the brightness and intensity of comparable solar flag pole lights outdoor dusk to dawn options.
- Freedom to Fly the Flag 24/7 - Fly the flag at all hours of the day and night, in accordance with U.S. Flag Code. Our flagpole light solar powered long-lasting run time of 18 hours means you don't have to spend time taking down the flag down every night.
- Showcase Your American Values - Pledge allegiance to the flag and make a patriotic statement with your flag pole for yard that the whole neighborhood will admire! Our American flag lights outdoor diameter is 7" instead of 6.5" for improved 60% coverage.
- Perfect Gift for Veterans and Patriots - Battery capacity of 4500mAh vs 3000mAh holds 50% more charge! Lights stay brighter for longer. A Deneve flagpole solar light is the perfect gift for any husband, father, brother, son or relative who bleeds red, white and blue.
- Supports the Semper Fi Fund - Honor the sacrifices of veterans and active-duty service members with a light up American flag for outdoors. Deneve proudly salutes and supports our wounded warriors since 2013 with a portion of proceeds donated to the Semper Fi Fund.
6. Solar Lamp Post
- SOLAR POWER & ENERGY SAVING: push the switch button beneath the solar panel roof, the light will turn on automatically at dusk, charged by 3x Ni-MH 2300mah rechargeable batteries
- MOVING FREE & SIMPLE SETUP: product is designed for easy assembly, free to move, no wire needed. Simply follow the installation guide and build the unit with screws (all included) from the bottom up, make sure fill planter not only plants but also soil or stone as ballast for safety
- EFFICIENT & BRIGHT LED: upgraded 12 SMD LED, shine at 130~150 lumens, depends on your geographical location and weather conditions. Be sure that the light is in a location where it can receive full sunlight during the daytime
- DURABLE DESIGN & MAINTENANCE-FREE: cast-aluminum metal structure and ripple glass panels ensure the quality, require little to no maintenance. Square plastic planter balances the weight to make sure move-free. In order to achive the best performance, please wipe the solar panel roof section regularly with a damp cloth to ensure energy storage
- 1 YEAR WARRANTY: product is guaranteed to be free from defects in material and workmanship for one year following the date of purchase (excluding the battery/batteries). If you have question, please contact us via customer service
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7. Outdoor Solar SpotLights
Spotlights are other landscape solar lights which you can take advantage of. Rather than running power outside to power your spotlights, you can enjoy the same brightness through the rays of the sun. With the solar spotlights, each spot has its small solar panel and battery. They can provide brilliant light, the same you would achieve had you chosen a traditional style of a place.
- Solar powered all-weather spotlight; rugged and durable; waterproof and heatproof.
- It has easy ground-installing or wall-mounting facility. All screws are provided; tools and wiring are not needed.
- Fully 180-degree adjustable unit enables lighting to be used exactly where needed and catch sunlight at optimum angle for charging; automated off' at day provides lighting exactly when needed.
- The unit is powered by a 18650 solar-powered and rechargeable lithium-ion battery operating at 2200 mAh, and functions for about 10+ hours after full-charge. Use of either one of its two brightness modes, as provided, will vary the total lighting time.
- Versatility of lighting focus and brightness, and durability in all conditions, makes this a powerful and energy-efficient solution for any kind of outdoor lighting.
- 2 Brightness Levels: Low light mode (10hrs) / high light mode (6 hrs). Equipped with a wide solar panel, URPOWER solar outdoor lights can faster charge its 2200mAh battery. After full charge, the 4 LED solar spot lights can provide up to 200lms lighting for 6-10 hrs.
- Separately Adjustable Light & Solar Panel: The solar spotlights can be adjusted up to 90° to illuminate any outdoor space. The solar panel can be adjusted up to 180° for optimum sun exposure.
- 2 in 1 Functions & 2 Installation Options: Stick into the ground by stakes, or mount on the wall by screws. These outdoor lights can work as Solar Landscape Lights to highlight the trees, statue, signpost, pool, Also as Solar Wall Lights to light up your front door, driveway, pathway.
- Dusk to Dawn, Auto ON/OFF: The solar powered lights will automatically turn ON at night, and OFF at dawn. No electric bill, and no need to manually turn it on/off. It’s a prefect outdoor lighting choice to save energy and time.
- IP64 Waterproof: URPOWER solar outdoor spotlights are made of high-quality plastic that allows it to withstand adverse weather conditions. With an IP64 rating, URPOWER ensured that these lights would last you all year long.
- Charge Automatically: JACKYLED solar dock light absorbs the unlimited and free power from the sun about 6-8 hours to supply the LEDs up to 72 hours. It will automatically charge during daytime and illuminates when night falls or with the onset of inclement weather. It is not only environmental protection but also saving money, continuous solar energy does it for you. Thank you for your help for earth!
- Hard Shell & IP68 Waterproof: JACKYLED yellow solar dock light is made of high quality poly-carbonate which means that it will not be damaged even the car or truck run over it, and it can withstand 20 tons of pressure, hard enough for any road. It is certified with IP68 waterproof, the tightly sealed battery compartment can withstand most kinds of environments, no rusting, durable all year round.
- LED Lighting: Each light has 6 premium quality LEDs which gives out a visible bright light for more than 875 yards. The brightness of the lights will be affected by factors such as charging time, sunlight intensity, weather, season, etc. Only when the lights are fully charged will it emit light of sufficient brightness. (The color of the light on the picture may be slightly different from you receive. The lights may look more orange or too yellow, please don't buy if you mind.)
- Multipurpose: JACKYLED yellow solar dock light can be used for road, path, deck, dock, driveway, garden, walkway, sidewalk, backyard etc. This light can be quickly installed in any ground where it can absorb the sun light directly. With its wireless design, you can fix it with screws or glue, we have prepared installing screws for you to fix this pathway light on the road, so you don’t need to buy new screws.
- Note: Exposuring in the moisture space for a long time might reduce the lifespan of the solar dock light. Since the power might drain during long time shipping, before fixing it to the ground, we suggest that test to use about 3-5 days, if there is any problem with the solar dock light, please feel free to contact us.
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- 5. 24*5. 24*3. 90 inches Solar Powered Glass Ball LED Lights: covered with colorful mosaic glasses, creates a romantic and lovely atmosphere.
- Two Lighting Modes: single mode (soft white light) and color-changing mode (fantastic colorful light), This cute and beautiful solar table lamp can meet your different using demands.
- Highly Efficient Solar Panel: this solar garden light supported with powerful solar panel and built-in rechargeable Ni-MH battery, lights up for 8 hours after getting fully charged.
- Panda will newest product, sensitive to light, auto on at night and auto off at the sunrise; Convenient to use, no further wire or installation required.
- Why You Need It: energy-saving and waterproof design make it ideal decorative lamp for indoor/outdoor, as well as gift-giving.
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And there you have it. More than enough reasons why you need to switch or try outside solar lights immediately. It’s certainly the way of the future, no doubt. Don’t get left behind. Join the movement, You won’t regret it.