Asheville, North Carolina, USA

Population

76,636

 

Previous Initiative

Install 1,511 LED streetlights through Duke Energy Progress (DEP) LED streetlight program. Photocells are included with the RFP.

 

Previous Initiative

Replace approximately 9000 existing mercury vapor and high pressure sodium streetlights with LED streetlight fixtures. First

phase involves replacement of 900 fixtures using Progress Energy turnkey program. Second phase includes 2600 LED streetlights.

 

Current budget for streetlighting

$1.71 million/year

 

Energy savings

$150,000/year;

 

Funding sources

City borrowing packages

 

Funding anticipated

$3 million

 

Long term goal

Implement project over three year period

 

LED fixtures in installation

American Electric Lighting

Cree Lighting

GE Lighting

Leotek Electronics

 

Request for proposals

Available here.