Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

Population

93,215

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 700 existing streetlights with Leotek LED streetlight fixtures

 

Pilot

City tested several fixtures by various manufacturers before choosing final LED fixture for installation

 

LED fixture in installation

Leotek Electronics

 

Energy savings

Anticipate up to 60% reduction in energy consumption based on actual usage

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

 

Funding awarded

$702,000

 

Total number of city owned streetlights

~700

 

Annual streetlight budget for all streetlights

~$700,000 (energy and maintenance)