Switching historic gas street lights to LEDs in Westminster triggers fury

Westminster City Council plans to electrify 299 gas lights across the city by 2023

‘Simpler and stricter’ EU energy labels for lighting products come into effect

Under the new A-G scale, very few products are initially able to achieve the ‘A’ and ‘B’ ratings, leaving space for more efficient products to gradually enter the market

‘London boosts LED streetlighting by £124m’

A new study has revealed which cities have invested the most in LED streetlighting

Hertfordshire Council lights up with £5m a year energy savings

Its switch to LEDs and part-night lighting policy has also helped avoid almost 12,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

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Chicago to install 40,000 LED streetlights as next step in modernisation

The move forms part of a larger scheme to update infrastructure, which will replace 270,000 lights in total, making up 85% of streetlamps across the city

Walmart LEDs the way for consumers to save $2bn on lighting bills

The supermarket’s lighting provider GE Lighting has helped make the switch to greener bulbs

Carlsberg toasts electricity bill savings at Danish logistics centre

It replaced its old lighting with LEDs at five large warehouses

Unilever partners with UK firm to bring pay-as-you-go solar lighting in Kenya

They aim to provide renewable power to households in off-grid areas

All new Californian homes required to have solar panels

It is the first US state to introduce such a law from 2020

City of London lights up with energy efficient plan

A new strategy for more energy efficient use of lighting across the Square Mile in London has been launched. The City of London Corporation’s innovative lighting proposals, which include remotely operated lights, aim to improve energy use and help tackle light pollution, complementing work already underway to upgrade street lighting to LEDs. Its plans, claimed […]