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Solar leads the charge for lighting up the tented village at Britain’s Open Championships

Golf fans staying in the tented village and revelling in the rivalry of the world’s best players at this year’s Open Championships are enjoying the benefits of renewable power at night to light up their tents.

Set up by event experts Tent2Hire, the 770-strong tented village at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake offers a combination of camping and glamping options.

Light and power in the tents for the four-day tournament starting on Thursday 20th July is being delivered by Solar Technology International’s Hubi Retro kits.

Comprising a 20w rigid solar panel connected to a 10Ah battery hub, the kits include a ceiling light and a table lamp fitted with vintage style light bulbs to produce a with a warm, bright light to relax after dark.

Campers can also use the hub to charge their mobile phones ready for the following day as players compete to win the sought after Claret Jug in the world’s oldest golf tournament.

Tent2Hire based in Sussex offer pitch and strike tented villages for all occasions and have been the provider of camping facilities at The Open Championships for more than 10 years. They have 900 tents to accommodate up to 2500 campers and have provided tents for events at home and abroad including weddings, festivals, the 2012 London Olympics, UEFA Champions League and Isle of Man TT races.



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