Ouray, Colorado, USA

Population

1,000

 

Initiative

Replace 100 existing mercury vapor streetlights with LED streetlight fixtures. City installed BetaLED 40 LED fixtures on residential roadways and 60 LED fixtures on Main Street (commercial corridor)

 

Fixture in installation

BetaLED, a division of Ruud Lighting, Racine, Wisconsin

 

Energy savings

Metered, city-owned, streetlights have reduced energy costs by 70%. Utility owned streetlights have reduced energy costs

by 38%

 

Funding sources

Tri-State Power, San Miguel Power, and local financing

 

Total number of streetlights

100

 

Energy Providers

Tri-State Power

San Miguel Power