Machine Learning Smart City Software from TCS Slashes Payback Period for LED Streetlights

Tata Consultancy Services, a global IT services, consulting and business solutions organization, unveiled intelligent software that allows cities to derive greater value from costly LED lighting by reducing the typical four to five year payback period almost in half – to just two to three years. This allows cities to invest in other smart city projects sooner, cuts energy consumption using self-learning algorithms and improves public safety by responding to real-time changes in traffic, weather and people movement.
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New Mexico Completes First Phase of Las Cruces Streetlight Project

Las Cruces, a city located in New Mexico, U.S. has nearly completed replacing 2,700 streetlights before February, reported Las Cruces Sun-News.
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Brighton and Hove Council in UK Cuts Costs with Super Smart Streetlights

Brighton and Hove Council in UK is set to save more than GBP 200,000 (US $ 251,720) a year and slash its energy and carbon footprint by introducing new LED street lighting.
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Osram’s New LED Streetlights for Illuminating Towns and Cities

The new, decorative DL 30 LED town and park luminaire from Osram radiantly illuminates towns and cities. Whether for squares, crossings, parks or residential areas, the new LED generation for illuminating urban areas meets the essential requirements of municipal authorities and architects: innovative functions in combination with a high-quality design, providing modern, inspiring options for designing urban environments. 
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UAE Introduces Power Saving LED Lights to Major Roads in Ras Al Khamiah

Another UAE emirate Ras Al Khaimah announced it will be rolling out a major streetlight replacement project along major roads to the airport, public parks and others, reported Khaleej Times.
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Australian Researchers Urge LED Streetlight Conversion

More and more of us are switching to LED bulbs in our homes – now a Queensland research team led by QUT scientists wants Australia’s street lights to be switched over to LEDs.
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IEA to Apply India LED Bulb Policies in Indonesia

The International Energy Agency might try replicating India’s LED bulb policy in Indonesia to lower costs of the efficient lighting technology, reported The Hindu.
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Chennai Streets Illuminated with 74,000 LED Lights

A city located in eastern India, Chennai is finanlizing its second phase streetlight extension which will value an estimated INR 1.45 billion (US $200 million) and install 74,000 new LED streetlights in an expanded area.
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Western Indian City Lights up with 35,000 LED Streetlights

Udaipur, a city in western Indian state Rajasthan, recently rolled out a massive LED streetlight replacement.
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North Carolina City Holds LED Streetlight Conversion Meeting

The Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC) based in North Carolina, U.S. has finished 85% of its streetlight upgrade from sodium-vapor lights to brighter energy-saving LED bulbs, reported Fayobserver.
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Nambia to Install 1M LED Bulbs in Homes

A state backed power company NamPower rolled out a city wide project covering the replacement of 1 million incandescent bulbs with LEDs, and to reduce household power consumption in Nambia capital Windhoek, according to a report from Creamer Media’s Engineering News.
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Xcel Energy Initiates LED Upgrade in Minnesota

Xcel Energy has started to roll out a large scale LED streetlight upgrade in Minnesota to cut back energy consumption, reported Startribune.
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Dubai Studies LA LED Streetlights

A delegation of authorities from Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and Road and Transport Authority (RTA) visited Los Angeles Bureau of Street Lighting to enhance cooperation and become familiar with streetlight projects, reported Trade Arabia.
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Goa Capital Plans Upgrade to LED Streetlights

About 167,000 streetlights in Porvorim, the capital of Goa state in India, will be replaced with LED bulbs in seven months, said the Power Minister Milind Naik at a State Legislative Assembly recently, reported Herald.
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Philips Lighting Lights up Rio de Janeiro for Upcoming Sport Event of 2016

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, announced today the completion of four major public lighting projects for Rio de Janeiro, as the city improves its infrastructure ahead of the sports event of 2016. Organizers expect over half a million international visitors to visit the city for this summer’s games. The massive lighting make-over included the city’s major paths and touristic locations: the port region Porto Maravilha, Arco Metropolitano and Elevado do Joá highways are all fitted with energy-efficient LED lighting that will contribute to greater safety and energy savings. Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) will offer its visitors a unique light and audio experience with dynamic LED lighting that interacts with ambient music.
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Gloucestershire County Lights 10,000 LED Streetlights

Gloucestershire County Council in UK is celebrating replacing 10,000 lamps with LED technology across the county.
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Concord Intends to Install Glare-Free LED Streetlights

Concord, a city located in New Hampshire, U.S. is planning to install LED streetlights that are more friendly on the eyes of pedestrians, reportedConcord Monitor.
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Rocky Mount City to Switch 7K Streetlights to LEDs

Rocky Mount is to be lit with brighter light soon, reported Rocky Mount Telegram. The recent meeting held by Rocky Mount City Council touched on full switch to LED streetlights, said Rich Worsinger, director of energy resources. The total cost of the conversion is approximately US $ 3 million, which will be full funded by the city’s electric fund, said Worsinger. The city plans to pay for the conversion with dent financing, said City Manager Charles Penny. 
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Renfrewshire in UK Begins New LED Streetlights Installations

A major investment in new, hi-tech LED street lighting across Renfrewshire has got underway in Paisley.
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Ontarian City Switches 5,000 Streetlights to LEDs

Cornawall, a city in eastern Ontario, Canada, is expected to complete the upgrade of 5,000 LED streetlights by the end of 2016, reported Seaway News.
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Acuity Brands Upgraded Fort Benning with LED Lighting System

Luminaire outages represented the most common complaints when Flint Energies purchased the outdoor power system at Fort Benning, a military training base and home to the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence. Fort Benning, located near Columbus, Georgia, supports more than 120,000 active duty military, family members, reserve component soldiers, retirees and civilian employees on a daily basis.
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City of Phoenix Plans Ahead of 90,000 Street and Parking Lights Upgrade

The city of Phoenix in Arizona, U.S. is asking for public input on the appearance and use of energy-efficient LED technology for street and park lighting.
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Stirling Council in UK Saves up with LED Streetlights

Stirling Council is set to save GBP 31 million (US$44.57 million) over the next 30 years by installing energy saving streetlights.
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Minnesota Department of Transportation to Convert Nearly 30,000 Streetlights with LEDs

The Minnesota Department of Transportation is undertaking a statewide lighting conversion project and saving some money along the way.
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Western-Central Indian State to Upgrade Streetlights in 43,665 Villages with LEDs

Officials from the Maharashtra state located in western-central India has announced plans of replacing CFL streetlights in 43,665 villages with LEDs, reported Moneycontrol.com.
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University of Puget Sound Installs LEDs Streetlights on Campus

First the campus grounds. Then the buildings. Then the power in the buildings. Now University of Puget Sound has gone “green” with the streetlights on campus, by installing low-energy, long-life LEDs throughout its grounds.
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Metro Detroit Freeways to Look Brighter with LEDs within Two Years

Metro Detroit freeways to be upgraded with approximately 15,000 LED streetlights. Several major interstates freeways will be converted to LED lighting as early as April 2016 with a US $123 million public-private partnership.
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New York Town Considers Installing Warm White LED Streetlights

Scarsdale Village, a town in New York, U.S. is considering to convert its 2,000 streetlights to warm colored LED ones, reportedScarsdale10583.com.
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Queen’s Necklace in India Reverts to Sodium Vapor Streetlights

After celebrating its centennial birthday earlier this month, the iconic golden’s Queen’s Necklace on the Marine Drive in Mumbai will be reclaiming its lost glow by bringing back sodium vapor lights, reported Indian media Mid Day.
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Eon Electric Installs 33K LED Streetlights in Indian City Jodhpur

India-based Eon Electric Limited (EEL), a manufacturer of energy-efficient LED lighting products, has secured an extended LED streetlight installation contract aimed at replacing conventional streetlights with LEDs in Jodhpur.
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Lumileds introduced the LUXEON CZ Color Line, a product line optimized to deliver maximum punch. “The LUXEON CZ features up to 48% higher punch than any other undomed color LED,” said Jennifer Holland, Product Line Direct... READ MORE

LG Innotek today announced that it has supplied UV LED module for water purifiers to the famous Japanese purifier manufacturer for the past year and achieved the perfect quality of zero defect rate.