Tucson, Arizona, USA

Population

520,116

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 850 city-owned low pressure sodium streetlights with LED streetlights

 

Pilot

City tested LED streetlight fixtures over three months, including those manufactured by Cooper Lighting, BetaLED and Hadco

 

Long term initiative

Use energy savings to purchase additional fixtures over five to six year period. Savings generated by actual usage of metered streetlights

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

 

Funding awarded

$425,000

 

City lighting budget (all lighting)

$2.5 million

 

Energy savings

~$36,000/year