Sparks, Nevada, USA

Population

89,449

 

Initiative

EECBG funds requested to convert 114 streetlights to LED technology. Funding assumes unit price of $741.62 per light. Ultimate goal is to convert all existing streetlights in Sparks.

 

Funding granted

$84,544.16 from federal Energy Efficiency Conservation Block Grant.

 

RFP 

Written sealed bids due by 1:45 PM on April 6, 2010.

Public notice of Bid Number: 09/10-026.

 

Projected cost savings

Up to 60% cost savings by switching to LED streetlights.

 

Projected reduction in energy consumption

139.851 kWh annually

 

Projected reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

101.746 tons (CO2 equivalents)

 

Project location

Pilot program at Vista Boulevard/Wingfield Hill Drive

 

Associated resources

City of Sparks Sustainability Action Plan