Asheville, North Carolina, USA




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



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.