Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Population

103,486

 

Initiative

Replace 300- 400 existing 175 watt mercury vapor streetlights with LED streetlight fixtures

 

Pilot

City has installed LED streetlights as part of streetscape and gateway projects

 

Energy savings

Anticipate saving about 500 – 612 kw/H per year per fixture

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

Rochester Public Utilities

 

Funding awarded

$180,000 EECBG

$45,000 Rochester Public Utilities

 

Total number of streetlights

~8,900

 

Utility

Rochester Public Utilities

 

RFP

Bid documents available here.