Southend to switch to LEDs with £13.3m grant

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council is to replace around 14,000 street lights with LEDs, thanks to new funding. The Green Investment Bank (GIB) has pledged to invest £8.2 million while the Department of Transport (DfT) is providing a £5.1 million grant. The council will also use the cash to replace 4,000 illuminated signs with energy-saving alternatives. The […]