2014-01-14

City of Yakima Selects Ameresco for Citywide LED Street Light Project

Ameresco, Inc. announced that it has been selected by the City of Yakima to develop and implement a citywide LED street light project through an Energy Savings Performance Contract (ESPC). The City upgraded 400 of its downtown street lights to LED in 2009 using American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funding. The new project will convert the balance of the City's 4,000 remaining high pressure sodium street lights, as well as parking, parks and other outdoor lighting, to new LED lighting. Ameresco will also assist the City in applying for a Washington Department of Commerce energy efficiency grant to help pay for the project.
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2013-04-12

Washington, Yakima Saving Money With LED Street Lights

YAKIMA, Washington -- Some new street lights are helping the city of Yakima cut its electric bill. The lights have been up for about a year and have already saved  thousands of dollars. About 400 lights throughout the city have already been upgraded. The first set was paid for with about $400,000 worth of grant money. The new high-efficiency LED lights are anywhere from 40% to 60% more efficient than traditional bulbs, and have saved the city about $30,000 in just the first year. "There again, big energy savings, big maintenance savings, and the light, general...
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Broad spectrum white LEDs are widely available San Jose, CA – Lumileds today announced immediate high quantity availability of its LUXEON 3030 HE Plus Horticulture LEDs. Based on the company’s leading 3030 LED portfolio and charact... READ MORE

- LED technology makes extremely space-saving disinfection applications possible - UV-C light can eliminate up to 99.9 percent of viruses and bacteria - Osram Opto Semiconductors is driving industrialization of UV-C LEDs Installed in space-sav... READ MORE