Columbus, Wisconsin, USA

Population

4,479

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 514 existing streetlights with LED streetlights

 

Long term initiative

Replace remaining 129 existing streetlights as funding becomes available

 

Pilot

Six light pilot project used Beta LEDway streetlight fixtures

 

Funding sources

Department of Energy – Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant & City of Columbus matching funds

 

Funding received

$268,705

 

Energy use reduction

59% less energy used by LED streetlights when compared to existing fixtures

 

Total energy cost savings

$10,000 per year

 

Total number of streetlights

643

 

RFP opening date

October 23, 2010

 

RFP low bidder

GEXPRO – BetaLED LEDway fixtures will be installed