Boaz, Alabama, USA

Population

8,213

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 70 existing mercury vapor streetlights on US Hwy 431 with LED streetlights and solar wrapped poles

 

Pilot

City has installed an LED fixture from GE as a test fixture

 

Energy and maintenance costs

~$140,000 annually

 

Energy cost savings

~$7,000 annually

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) and municipal funds

 

Funding awarded

$221,900 – EECBG

 

Total number of streetlights

~800

 

Energy Provider

Marshall-DeKalb County Electric Cooperative

 

RFP

TBD: fall/winter 2011