2019-08-16

Brazil City Saves 50% Electricity Cost with LED Streetlights

Belo Horizonte, one of Brazil’s largest cities, is realizing 50% electricity cost savings by upgrading 182,000 streetlights with new LEDs. The new LED lights also improve the safety of the citizens on the streets of Belo Horizonte. The LED upgrade project is part of Brazil's first major public lighting public-private partnership between Belo Horizonte Iluminaçao Publica (BHIP) and Signify. The project started in 2017 with a survey of all the public light points, providing information of each street and scheduling their timely delivery and instal...
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2019-07-23

Zumtobel Group to Set up 11,000 LED Streetlights in Mongolia with a Million-euro Contract

Austria-based lighting group Zumtobel Group announced it has secured a contract with the Mongolian government for installing approximately 11,000 LED streetlights of the Thorn brand in the north of Mongolia’s capital. Zumtobel said that the contract is in the low double-digit million euros range. The Mongolian government aims to use light to reduce crime rate and enhance safety of the area on a sustained basis. In addition, the provision of essential infrastructure such as lighting is a key factor for attracting companies and therefore serves the overall economic upswin...
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2018-12-13

50,000 Streetlights Changed to LED in Montreal

The City of Montreal announced that it has reached the benchmark of 50,000 streetlights converted to LED, as part of its urban lighting modernization program. This project was set to replace 132,500 existing streetlights to LED models and install smart lighting management system simultaneously. As the biggest streetlight conversion project in North America, the project represents a total investment of CAD 110 million (US$ 82.39 million) in five year and is part of Montréal’s overall development as a city of innovation. (image: Montreal City) The st...
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2018-11-28

Southern California Cities Install Streetlights of Current by GE

Cities in Southern California have been replacing their streetlights with LED fixtures to minimize light pollution, enhance public safety and save approximately US$60 million in reduced energy and maintenance costs over a 20-year period. 55,000 Current, powered by GE fixtures will be purchased by The Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) for its 11 local jurisdictions. (Image: Current by GE) In order to find out the regions suitable for LED lighting, WRCOG has created a demonstration area in the City of Hemet and arranged guided tours with...
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2017-05-23

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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2017-01-09

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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2016-12-12

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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2016-12-07

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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2016-10-31

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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2016-10-19

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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2016-10-11

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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2016-09-26

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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2016-09-26

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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2016-09-21

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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2016-09-09

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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2016-09-07

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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2016-08-05

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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2016-08-01

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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2016-07-01

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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2016-06-30

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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2016-06-27

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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2016-06-23

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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2016-05-30

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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2016-04-12

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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2016-04-08

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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2016-03-31

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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2016-03-30

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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2016-03-14

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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2016-03-04

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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2016-03-02

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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Natural colour rendering of Optisolis™ LEDs lets visitors experience artwork as the artist intended without degrading the work. Tokushima, Japan – 23 July 2019: Nichia Corporation, the leader in high brightness LED technologies, an... READ MORE

TSLC Corporation, a subsidiary of SemiLEDs, launched sampling of its tri-color Mini LED series, targeted to provide LED display manufacturers with surface-mounting (SMT) compatible devices. The first product in the tri-color multi pixel series... READ MORE