VC Bird International Installs Solar Powered LED Airfield Lighting System

Sept. 2, 2009
Date Announced: 02 Sep 2009 ARC Aviation Renewables Corp.’s partner and Caribbean airfield lighting leader Capitol Electrical Technologies has retrofitted Antigua’s International Airport with Avlite Systems solar airfield lighting solutions and a high intensity powered runway lighting system from Flight Light Inc. With an office in Antigua, Capitol Electrical Technologies has completed the longest airfield runway lighting extension in the Caribbean at 12,400’ in length with supporting solar LED lighting for the taxiways, airfield obstructions, apron areas and displaced threshold. As leaders in energy efficient airfield lighting solutions, Aviation Renewables strategic partner’s Capitol Electrical Technologies, Flight Light Inc and Avlite Systems provided a state of the art, custom airfield lighting system designed to the needs of VC Bird International.Among the many advantages of the Avlite solar airfield lighting system, VC Bird International will benefit from a maintenance free, clean renewable lighting system that will eliminate the need for fossil fuel powered electrical infrastructure and earth removal equipment. Significant up front capital savings were achieved through the sourcing and installing of a proven, easy to install solar LED aviation lighting system which will continue to return on its investment through zero energy costs. Focused on the needs of industry, its clients and the environment, Aviation Renewables provides the most complete solar airfield lighting systems available to industry today through industry leaders such as Avlite Systems, Flight Light Inc and Capitol Electrical Technologies. For more information, please visit:,,

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