Solar-powered LED floodlights bring new meaning to night games

Philips is traveling Africa for the next two months to show off the cultural and economic benefits of a new portable solar-powered floodlight that could be used to keep homes and other community areas brightly lighted well into the evening hours.Each floodlight can light up an area of approximately 40 meters by 20 meters.

Philips is traveling Africa for the next two months to show off the cultural and economic benefits of a new portable solar-powered floodlight that could be used to keep homes and other community areas brightly lighted well into the evening hours.

Each floodlight can light up an area of approximately 40 meters by 20 meters.

Philips is promoting the solution as helpful for sports, of course, as you can see by its photo and the video below. But the technology could also help with things like evening classes, to light outdoor markets or for emergency situations.