Washington, D.C., USA

Population

601,723

 

Initiative

Replace approximately 1,000 existing 150 watt and lower HPS streetlights located in District alleys as part of Phase 1 energy efficient lighting.

 

LED fixture chosen for installation

LS-2 manufactured by Lighting Science Group

 

Additional initiatives

District Department of Transportation (DDOT) is beginning Phase 2 of a Smart Lighting Study legislated by the Council of the District of Columbia Council. Phase 2 will test 150 watt and higher sample LED fixtures in lab settings and on the  street. Includes roadway and decorative pedestrian lighting.

 

Long term initiatives

The D.C. Action Agenda has a core goal of sustainable streets and the long term goals is to replace all District   streetlights with LEDs, depending on availability of funding

 

Funding sources

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

 

Streetlight budget

$16 million annually (includes other electrical assets)

 

Total number of streetlights

67,957