Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Population

305,704

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 3100 existing streetlights with LED streetlight fixtures

 

Pilot

City tested numerous technologies in a pilot installation in 2009. Residents chose LEDs as the most effective application of energy efficient technology

 

Energy savings

Anticipate up to 40% reduction in energy consumption based on manufacturer data

 

Funding sources

Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority

 

Funding awarded

$816,105

 

Total number of streetlights

~40,000

 

Annual energy cost

$3.2 million

 

Anticipated energy savings

$110,000

 

RFP

Bid documents available here.