Roanoke, Virginia, USA

Population

92,967

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 190 HPS decorative post top streetlights with LED retrofit kits

 

Pilot

City tested numerous LED fixtures in pilots. Performed photometric testing and evaluated energy consumption

 

Energy savings

Anticipate up to 50% – 60% savings based on test data

 

Funding sources

Appalachian Power (a division of AEP) incentives

 

Total number of streetlights

~444 – owned by city of Roanoke

~10,000 – owned and operated by AEP

 

Annual streetlight budget

~$900,000

 

Energy Provider

Appalachian Power

 

RFP

Bid documents available here. Closing date: January 23,

2012.