Waco, Texas, USA

Population

126,217

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 1,847 city-owned high pressure sodium and mercury vapor streetlights with LED streetlights

 

Pilot

City tested and pre-qualified LED streetlight fixtures including those manufactured by LED Illumination, Duralight and Excellence Opto. Waco has already replaced traffic signals with LED technology.

 

Energy savings

Anticipate up to 50% reduction in energy consumption based on manufacturer data

 

Funding sources

Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG)

 

Funding awarded

$1,246,000 (portion to be used for streetlights)

 

City Lighting budget

$1,000,000 annually

 

RFP

Bid documents available here.