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Field Test DELTA: Photovoltaic Lighting Retrofit Kit for Bus Shelters
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Title:  Field Test DELTA: Photovoltaic Lighting Retrofit Kit for Bus Shelters
Date:  2005
Author(s):  Jennifer Brons
Number of Pages:  12 pages
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Abstract

The DELTA research team field tested an installation of a photovoltaic (PV) lighting retrofit kit for bus shelters on Long Island, N.Y. This solar-powered system provides a backlight for large advertising signs. PV cells charge an array of batteries, eliminating the need for an external electricity supply. This field test evaluated the system's performance over an extended period of time and gauged public reaction to the system at night.



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