Chico, California, USA

Population

87,713

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 1,100 existing HPS streetlights with LED fixtures

 

Fixtures and dimming technology used in installation

BetaLED, a division of Ruud Lighting; Philips Lighting dimmable drivers

 

 Funding sources

Department of Energy РEnergy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant

 

Funding received

$823,000 total award, of which $650,000 will be used to purchase and install LED streetlights. Purchased through PG&E turnkey program.

 

Project start date

March/April 2011

 

City budget for streetlighting

~$675,000/year

 

Projected energy savings

~$58,000/year

 

Projected maintenance cost savings

~$7,500

 

Total number of city-owned streetlights

~4,275