Self-contained, LED, steady-burning red lights are cost-effective solutions that meet FAA compliance. Our low-intensity solar products provide temporary lighting solutions during wind turbine construction. Our medium intensity products provide permanent lighting on wind farms.
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To comply with current 2016 FAA recommendations for wind turbine construction, a company must:
Light wind turbines once they reach 200 feet during construction (submitting a Notice to Airmen (NOTAM) to justify not lighting the turbines is prohibited)
Use an FAA compliant L-810 light with a minimum intensity of 32.5 candela (cd)
Ensure temporary solar lighting systems have 7 days of autonomy at 32.5 cd
The OL800 is a low-intensity solar LED obstruction light. The OL800 meets the FAA guidelines for solar lighting and fulfills L-810 light specifications. Click here to read our compliance verification reports.
Using solar-powered lights offers many benefits during wind turbine construction. Learn about solar technology.
FAA REQUIREMENTS FOR MEDIUM-INTENSITY SOLUTIONS
The OL370i Vanguard Integrated for Wind Turbine Lighting meets FAA L-864 compliance and Transport Canada CAR621 requirements. For wind turbines with a rotor tip height between 500’ and 700’, two OL370i units may be used together on one nacelle to meet FAA AC 70/7460-1L specifications. Click here to read our compliance verification reports.
Since 1996, Carmanah has been a leading manufacturer of LED lights. Our products are field tested in extreme environments to ensure tough industrial performance. Explore other applications for our obstruction lighting solutions.