Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA

Population

426,388

 

Initiative

Purchase and install LED streetlights in pilot project (370 fixtures), and continue smaller installations (95 fixtures for current project) as funds are available

 

Manufacturer used in installations

BetaLED/Cree

 

Project Location

Residential areas and downtown corridor

 

Funding sources

Department of Energy – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant

 

Funding received

$473,267 – EECBG

$102,000 – local funding

 

Total number of streetlights

~25,000

 

Energy cost savings

~$25,000 for pilot installation of 370 LED streetlights

~$7,500 for current installation of 95 LED streetlights

 

Annual streetlight budget

~ $4 million

 

Project start date

Pilot completed, additional installation planned Summer/Fall 2013