Gordon Manzione

Kiama installs Solar LED Lighthouses at new Wharf

 The Background The Kiama Municipal Council put out a Tender to construct a new wharf at their highly popular Kiama Boat Harbour. The Scope of Works included the installation of Solar Street Lights along 50 metres of proposed boardwalk. The solar design was a similar configuration Solar G had built back in 2008 at the old jetty nearby. This initial design included the installation of a Battery ‘Ma ...[Read More]

Solar powers LED Up-Lights and Cycle Counter along Parramatta River

The Background Parramatta City Council had commissioned Solar G to design and construct a solar lighting system that could illuminate four planned “Hoop” Pines along a proposed Cycle Way adjacent to the Parramatta River at the historic “Shepherds Wharf”. The concept was to provide passive lighting that could be appreciated by the Ferry Cat patrons cruising the River at night and well as pedestrian ...[Read More]

Solar Power LEDs ‘Lights’ up the Como Bridge Pedestrian Walk

 The Background In April 2013, the Sutherland Shire Council commissioned Solar G to design a lighting scheme for their Como Bridge Pedestrian Walk that connects the suburbs of Como and Oatley (Kogarah Council side). Briefly, Solar G had installed the original solar lighting back in Year 2000. At that time, the design included 9x solar array housings that were attached along the outside of the Brid ...[Read More]

Kiama Council upgrades with latest Solar LED technology

The Background In May 2013, Kiama Council commissioned Solar G to redesign the lighting circuit to eight existing free standing solar powered poles installed three years. These lights were to be ‘decorative’ only, not necessarily used to illuminate the road or the pathway. The 16x fittings (2 per pole) were made from an opaque acrylic and ‘moon’ in shape. They were required to be consistent (in de ...[Read More]