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Recycling light from solar street lights.?

May be a dumb question but here it is.
Let say a street light is powered by a battery, and the battery is charged by a solar panel during the day light hours. At night when the street light is shining, could ambient light from the street light be absorted by the solar panels to charge the batteries? Would this be perpetual energy?

It not really the efficiency of the solar panels that is the problem. In theory they can be made reasonably efficient and so you could get a nicely closed system where the energy circulates endlessly. BUT.....it wouldn't do anything useful for you. For light form street lights to serve some purpose, the light has to hit things. It has to be reflected off the roads and berms and people and footpaths..... and not get collected by efficient solar panels.
You might think that recycling at least a bit of the light produced would be of some value, but you would actually be better off not producing the extra light in the first place..... only produce the light you actually want or need for the street... that would be the sensible conservationist and energy efficient way to go.

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