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Silver Spring Networks Buys Streetlight.Vision

Linda Hardesty

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


City Powers LED Streetlights with Solar

Linda Hardesty

The municipality of Izamal, Mexico, hired Martifer Solar and Citelum, a provider of public lighting, to provide the city with solar energy and LED lighting. The Girasol project will be developed through a 15-year contract between Citelum and Izamal. Martifer Solar will serve as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for the 1.46 MW   …Continue Reading


San Luis Obispo Saves 65% on Streetlight Energy

Linda Hardesty

City officials of San Luis Obispo, Calif., collaborated with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to replace more than 2,000 outdated high pressure sodium streetlights with Cree XSP Series LED streetlights, reducing the city’s annual energy consumption by more than 65 percent. The city also expects to cut maintenance and service expenses by 60 percent   …Continue Reading


Chicago May Solicit Private Investors to Pay for Energy Efficient Street Lights

Linda Hardesty

Chicago created the Chicago Infrastructure Trust in 2012 as a way for the city to use private investment to pay for projects it otherwise could not afford. The Trust is currently paying for $13 million of energy efficiency improvements to 62 city buildings. Private investors earn a return on their investment. Now, the Trust is   …Continue Reading


Modular LED Street Lights Feature Dimming

Linda Hardesty

LEDtronics introduced a series of dimmable modular LED street lights – the Series SLM00 – which offer energy savings up to 75 percent, says the company. The street lights are dimmable from 15 percent to 100 percent of maximum brightness, support input voltages from 120 to 277 VAC, and conform to IESNA Type III pattern,   …Continue Reading


Energy Efficient Streetlights Installed in 25 Towns

William Opalka

More than 5,700 streetlights have been installed in 25 smaller metropolitan areas in Kansas and Missouri under a just-concluded program to promote energy efficiency. The Smart Lights for Smart Cities initiative installed the lights that are brighter and cheaper to operate, through the Mid-America Regional Council’s (MARC)  program. The three-year project was funded by an Energy   …Continue Reading


NYC Streets Lit by LEDs by 2017

Leon Walker

All 250,000 standard streetlight fixtures in New York City will be replaced with energy efficient LEDs by 2017, Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced. Compared to the current standard high-pressure sodium lights currently on streets, which last six years, LEDs can last up to 20 years before needing replacement, potentially producing up to an 80 percent   …Continue Reading


LED Street Lights Save Las Vegas $2 Million Per Year

Linda Hardesty

Las Vegas has installed 42,000 new LED streetlights and is saving $2 million a year on reduced electricity bills and maintenance costs. The new LEDs cut the city’s electricity bill for streetlights in half, and the new bulbs last almost three times as long as the old bulbs before they must be replaced, reducing the   …Continue Reading


Partnerships: E.ON, IBM; Silver Spring Networks, Sunrise Technologies

Linda Hardesty

Silver Spring Networks partnered with Sunrise Technologies, a manufacturer of street lighting photocontrols for utilities. Silver Spring’s networking platform will be integrated into Sunrise Technologies’ utility-grade BrownBetty OpenGrid Light Control module. Silver Spring Networks’ secure IP platform, at scale across 17 million connected endpoints, enables utility customers to deploy large street light networks across their   …Continue Reading


Chinese Province Installs 48,000 Controllable LED Streetlights

Linda Hardesty

Echelon Corporation will work with Chinese lighting company Rongwen to provide a lighting control system with 48,000 light emitting diode (LED) streetlights for the prefectures of Dongguan and Foshan in Guangdong province. With the controls, the prefectures will be able to cut energy costs with 30 percent more savings than just using high-efficiency LEDs. Additional   …Continue Reading


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