Ventura, California, USA

Population

109,946

 

Initiative

Install 500 new LED streetlights at city’s signalized intersections.

 

Additional initiative

Use CEC 1% loan to purchase, install and evaluate decorative post top LED fixtures manufactured by King Luminaire, a division of the Stresscrete Group

 

Pilot

City tested numerous LED fixtures supplied by manufacturers over 1 ½ years

 

Energy savings

Anticipate 40% reduction in energy consumption

 

Energy cost savings

~$30,000/year

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG); California Energy Commission (CEC)

 

Funding awarded

$339,000 EECBG

$65,000 CEC

 

Total number of streetlights

~9,000 (8,000 owned by Southern California Edison)

 

Energy Provider

Southern California Edison