Fairbanks, Alaska, USA

Population

35,252

 

Initiative

Install 800 LED streetlight fixtures as replacements for existing high pressure sodium streetlights

 

Previous installation

The city of Fairbanks has installed about 1,600 LED streetlights in Fairbanks and the city of North Pole as part of a first phase initiative.

 

Energy savings

Up to 50% reduction in energy consumption

 

Funding sources

Federal Highway administration

 

Funding allocated

$1 million – $2 million

 

Total number of streetlights

2,670 (Fairbanks)

 

Energy costs

$550,000 annually before LED installation

 

Maintenance costs

$75,000 annually before LED installation

 

Request for proposals

Available here.