Give your garden the green light

Line your garden walkway with solar lights that turn on at dusk

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solar-powered LED garden lights

Line your garden walkway with solar lights that automatically turn on at dusk and off at dawn.

Available at local hardware stores, these inexpensive wireless lights (about $30 a piece) use an energy-efficient LED light bulb and a rechargeable battery that gets its charge from the sun.


Learn more about lighting efficiency!

The BC Hydro Lighting Guide offers tips and ideas for making better choices about how we light our spaces. It includes a handy chart measuring the affordability, cost savings and carbon dioxide reductions achieved with the implementation of each tip offered. Find information on how to better use natural light, replacing incandescent bulbs with CFLs, energy-efficient outdoor lighting.