SmartPOLES® for Big Cities or Rural Communities

Warsaw 18 August 2014

ReplaceQ: How does a large Capital City reduce utility operational energy cost and mitigate CO² by more than 70% whilst upgrading its WIFI capability, improving city lighting and better controlling traffic to reduce the impact of pollution? A: Get “SmartPOLES®”

Upgrading existing infrastructure to SmartPOLES® means LED Lighting without disruption Plug and Play. SmartPOLES® architecture can incorporate backhaul, gas detection and even speeding cameras

A three in one solution from cost savings

Poland’s SOLIDEA Group InsertLED® presents an opportunity for everybody from large cities to small urban communities to upgrade to LED lighting within existing infrastructure. InsertLED® is as its name suggests is an LED insert light source which can be installed in existing street lighting anywhere and in little more time than it takes to change a light bulb. Continue reading

InsertLED® Setting Out To Save 400 Lives A Year

Warsaw 6 January 2014

2012-02-09You are twice as likely to die in a road traffic accident in Poland than elsewhere in the EU. You are three times more likely to a die in a road accident in Poland than you are in the United Kingdom. No wonder then at the frustration of the Polish population over accident statistics in Poland. At SOLIDEA Group we have developed an affordable InsertLED® to improve road conditions to make roads safer, to save 400 lives a year.

NRSP The Polish National Road Safety Program 2013-2020

The Polish NRSP [National Road Safety Program] already became effective, its mission is to reduce fatality on Polish roads to under half of 2010 road accidents and under 2000 deaths a year by 2020. NRSP needs to reduce road traffic accidents overall by 40% before 2020.

At SOLIDEA Group we think we can contribute to the reduction of 10% of fatalities by improving street lighting, we firmly believe we can achieve this, we can already demonstrate “Zero Community Cost” within four to five years at current energy and technology costs. InsertLED® saves energy and cost for local Gminas as well as for district and regional road authorities improved street lighting preserves the environment and the health and welfare of all of us. Continue reading

Why insertLED® is ahead of the game

Warsaw 4 April 2013

solsticeExchanging Central Europe’s Street lighting High-intensity discharge lamps [HID] including all of its High Pressure Sodium lamps [HPS] for more efficient LED is no mean feat. There are more than 6,2 million street lamps in Poland and many more security lights. The LED upgrade in CE’s ten nations will save more energy than a large Nuclear Power Plant can generate, But unlike the Nuclear Power Plant these savings are sustainable.

LED will not just save money. Brighter, better quality lighting will make Poland and its neighbors safer, reducing road accidents and crime.

“25% of all the European Unions pedestrian fatalities occur in Poland as many accidents that through bad driving could be offset by better lighting conditions”

The Nationwide LED upgrade will be Poland’s largest contribution to date in permanently reducing CO2 emissions within its borders. Energy saving and Energy efficiency is big business in Central Europe “smart energy” initiatives now commit more than 10 Billion Euro of energy infrastructure investments in the next 10 years.

How critical are public utility energy savings in Poland?

Energy savings are now very critical to the Polish economy. Whilst everyone focuses on the cost of energy generation and speculates who the outcome benefits, few realize that there is a limit to the future supply of electricity without major investment in infrastructure and distribution. Contrary to the belief some might have coal mining is very uneconomical in Poland and because there is a limit to the amount of subsidies available Poland now imports 50% more coal than it did 2 years ago. Aging infrastructure and uneconomical power supply as many are only to aware will soon have the better of Poland. Continue reading

insert LED® A New Brighter Central Europe

Warsaw, Poland 27 March 2013

Introdcuing Insert LED

insert LED® is different – at last high power LED insert lighting simply plug and play into existing street or security lighting. SOLIDEA Group insert LED® program was designed to help the transition from HPS [High Pressure Sodium] lighting to LED. Our mission was to find a low cost reliable and sustainable solution to up grade a National Railway involving many thousands of LED units in phase one and with the ability and resources to roll-out many hundreds of thousands of street lamps upgrades.

Are insert LED® competitive with other Street or Security LED lighting Solutions?

In most cases insert LED® demonstrates a payback period of half of its LED competitors.insert LED® is very competitive even when compared to HPS systems full life cycle insert LED® competes with Capital Cost of all newly developed bright light HPS systems. insert LED® demonstrates highest cost savings whilst delivering the highest quality lighting solution on the market.

Is insert LED® compatible with the SOWA program?

Yes insert LED® is most compatible with the SOWA program and it is never to late to change to insert LED® systems. Our competitive prices for standard street light installations will help free up your budget to ensure your lighting designers can add value to old towns and squares, churches and monuments. SOLIDEA Group have a variety of partners ready to help Gminas, Utilities and other Authorities with all the finance they need.


100% Finance for SOLIDEA Group insert LED® in Poland

Warsaw March 19, 2013

Warsaw CentrumSOLIDEA Group offer 100% finance and it is available for all insert LED® lighting products in Poland and elsewhere in Central Europe. We wanted to help and motivate our clients to achieve real energy reduction in stage THREE of our EVE® program. From March SOLIDEA Group are extending that offer to all of the business and public sector. We want ALL shopping centers and office clients in Poland to light up their car parking and facades knowing it is costing them and the environment a fraction of traditional lighting costs. We want Poland to be a brighter and safer environment.

Everyone benefits from proper lighting over the last 25 years we watched Warsaw get brighter and brighter every year. But since winter 2012 car parks, side streets and passageways have become darker to the dismay of the people of Warsaw. Gminas and businesses alike are turning lighting off simply because it is too expensive. With low cost insert LED® most of the energy is saved even turned up. Continue reading

Greenlight for Moonlight

Phnom Penh Arpil 5, 2012



Since “Moonlight” has been a tremendous success in rural Cambodia Jim Gramberg and his team have now been given the “green light” for international expansion to ensure long term product sustainability and growth. The SOLIDEA global team are primarily looking to find new markets in West and Central Africa for Moonlight.

The “Moonlight” is manufactured by Kamworks it is being promoted as a children’s homework light it gives light to thousands of young Cambodians where there was none, Moonlight is a big hit with adults too and as the project manufactures Moonlight in rural Cambodia it provides work and an important role model to the local economy. Continue reading