Elmira, New York, USA

Population

30,940

 

Initiative

Replacement of 1,400 existing streetlights with LED streetlights

 

Long-term initiative

Replace all existing city-owned streetlights with LED streetlights. The city owns 5,000 streetlights.

 

Funding source

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009, being administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development  Authority.
Funding requested

$700,000

 

Total number of streetlights

10,000, of which 5,000 are owned by the city of Elmira.

 

Electricity cost savings

$500,000/year

 

Existing deployment

38 LED streetlights manufactured by BetaLED