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EMO GAA - Co. Laois

Job Specification

The supply of lighting for 1.2km of a walkway around two GAA pitches. This was to be cost effective but also to be completed in a sustainable manner.

To complete this job, Econ Solar Solutions provided two potential options:  

Option 1:

The solar panel and light are separate, with a 3m cable which allows for South Facing, to direct the panel towards natural light, this is also the cheaper option with a 2 year warranty.

- 45 x Integrated Solar Street Light 200 watt. 

- These would be positioned at a 4m height.

- Bracketed to a steel pole at 20 metre intervals around the walkway. 

Option 2:

This option has larger battery capability, it is round mounted 2 inch for easy install for 2 inch pole, this light comes with a 3 year warranty. - Emo GAA chose option 1: 45 x Integrated Solar Street Light 200 wat

- 44 x Integrated Street Light 60 watt.

- These would be positioned at a 4m height.

- Bracketed to a steel pole at 25 metre intervals around the walkway.


On choosing option 1, the lights were immediately delivered and fitted by EMO GAA.


Costings (job specific):

Option 1: Lights/Brackets/Steel provided for €18,000.


Option 2: Lights/Brackets/Steel provided for €20,020.

Attached are some photos and videos of Econ Solars work at EMO GAA.

With this walkway being a huge success, it could be the start of many solar lit walkways within communities in Ireland. For any queries on solar lights or to see the capabilities of these lights for residential, industrial or agricultural use contact Econ Solar Solutions: available at or they can be contacted on 0852249507.

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