Modesto, California, USA

Population

211,156

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 450 existing 175 watt and 200 watt HPS streetlights with LED streetlights

 

Pilot

A variety of LED streetlights have been installed throughout the city.

 

Energy savings

Anticipate up to 30% on overall energy consumption based on 450 LED streetlight installation

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

 

Funding awarded

Revised engineers’ estimate of $369,875.  Original amount requested was $460,000.

 

Total number of streetlights

~18,000

 

Annual electricity cost for streetlighting

$1.6 million

 

RFP

Opening date: February 4, 2011.  Closing date: March 1, 2011 at 11 AM PST. Bid documents available here.