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Xcel Energy Replacing Streetlights in 8 States

Xcel Energy is replacing streetlights in the eight states it serves. The project will take five years and cost $100 million, according to a story at EnergyBiz that originally posted at The StarTribune. The first stop is Minnesota, where it will switch all of its 100,000 existing lights with LEDs. The story says that the   …Continue Reading

Washington City Saves, Drives Efficiencies with LED Streetlights

West Richmond, WA, recently replaced 1,097 streetlights with Autobahn LED luminaries from Acuity Brands, according to Equipment World. The transition enables energy use to be reduced by more than 60 percent and, according to the story, increases illumination and addresses “dark sky” conditions. The city simultaneously installed Acuity’s ROAM wireless monitoring system that enables the   …Continue Reading

Ameresco Installs LED Streetlights, Wireless Controls for Town

Ameresco completed an LED streetlighting and control project for the City of West Richland, Washington. The project team converted 1,097 high-pressure sodium (HPS) streetlights to energy efficient LED luminaires and installed a wireless monitoring and control system. The new LED streetlights are expected to reduce the system’s annual electricity consumption by 61 percent, saving the   …Continue Reading

4,300 Solar Streetlights Illuminate Brazilian Highway

Kyocera is completing Brazil’s largest highway solar-lighting project on the Arco Metropolitano do Rio de Janeiro, a highway project connecting the five main highways crossing Rio de Janeiro. Slightly more than half of the 145-kilometer highway will be lit at night by stand-alone solar streetlights powered by Kyocera solar modules, installed by Soter over the   …Continue Reading

GPS-Enabled LED Streetlights Save $600,000 per Year

The City of Oceanside, California, recently installed more than 7,700 GE LED roadway fixtures equipped with a GPS-enabled controls system. A GPS chip on every fixture is part of GE’s LightGrid technology. A node or photo control on the LEDs allows the city’s Public Works team to monitor each light through a Web-based interface and   …Continue Reading

NH City to Save $500,000 Annually with LED Streetlights

Siemens has reached the halfway point in its streetlight retrofit project for the City of Manchester, New Hampshire, having installed over 4,500 energy efficient LEDs. The full project installation of 9,000 new LED streetlights, nearly a month ahead of schedule, will result in over $500,000 annually in energy and maintenance savings and reduce energy usage   …Continue Reading

Lighting Science Installs Solar Powered LED Streetlights in Mexico City

Lighting Science Group introduced the FreeLED solar roadway system, featuring an integrated solar panel, battery pack, complete power management system and the self-learning capability to automatically adapt to its operating environment. The FreeLED system’s minimum 120 lm/W efficacy permits optimized energy utilization from the battery packs, which are designed for extensive operating time periods. In   …Continue Reading

Streetlight Retrofit in China’s Foshan City Achieves 70% Energy Savings

The Utilities Department of Nanhai District, Foshan City, China, contracted with Chinese lighting company Guangdong Rongwen Energy Science and Technology to retrofit just over 14,000 LED streetlights, LEDs Magazine reports. Rongwen was tasked with providing a solution that would complement the city’s energy savings program and provide LED product procurement, construction, installation and commissioning, training,   …Continue Reading

Device Plugs Into Streetlights to Save Energy

Muni-Fed Energy has delivered 1,300 LiteOwl energy-savings devices for streetlights to the City of Moreno Valley, Calif. The LiteOwl sits atop any standard Cobra-style lighting fixture that has a standard NEMA socket for a photocell. The LiteOwl is placed between the fixture and the photocell, no tools needed. When the lamp is activated, the LiteOwl   …Continue Reading

Silver Spring Networks Buys Streetlight.Vision

Silver Spring Networks completed the acquisition of Streetlight.Vision, a Paris-based software company that manages smart streetlight networks. In addition to the City of Paris, Silver Spring and Streetlight.Vision are engaged in smart streetlight projects in cities such as Copenhagen, Dublin, Miami, Oslo, and Dongguan and Foshan in China. Silver Spring’s IPv6 networking platform for the   …Continue Reading