First of 55,000 Current by GE Streetlights Installed in 11 Southern California Cities

The City of Murrieta, California earlier this month became the first of 11 Riverside County cities to obtain ownership of thousands of streetlights that will be retrofit with LED fixtures to minimize light pollution, enhance public safety and save approximately

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Helsinki Rolls Out Color-Tuning Street Lights

Forty five luminaires – whose color temperature changes from a cool 5000K to warm 3000K – were switched on along a 2 kilometre section of road in the suburb of Kruunuvurenranta this week. If the planned next wave of 1,000

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Acuity Brands, Inc. Offers News Street Lighting Network Solution Using SSN Platform

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. has selected Silver Spring Networks, Inc. as a technology and channel partner for its smart street light and smart city solutions. Acuity Brands has developed and will market its DTL® DSN intelligent photocontrol, which will operate

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Helsinki’s Smart Street Lights Will Find You a Parking Place

The city of Helsinki has installed internet-connected street lights which find motorists a parking place. The pilot deployment uses miniature Internet-Protocol video cameras mounted on the luminaires to monitor the spaces. These cameras generate data which is interpreted by cloud-based

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City of Chicago Contracts with Ameresco to Modernize and Connect Largest City

Working with Silver Spring Networks, Inc., a leading networking platform and solutions provider for the Internet of Important Things™, the project is believed to be the largest city-led wireless smart street light program in the U.S., and will connect more

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These Smart Street Lights Don’t Use Their Own Brains to Adjust to the Weather

A Minneapolis suburb that is trialing tunable-white LED street lights has now equipped them to automatically adjust brightness and color temperatures based on weather conditions. So that must mean the town added sensors that can help detect rain, fog, clouds,

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Meet the Streetlights That Are Powered by Footsteps

A new street lighting system that harnesses energy from pedestrians’ footsteps has been installed in Las Vegas in the United States. The foot-powered fixtures were developed by EngoPlanet, a New York based start-up. The street lights are part-powered by kinetic

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Scranton Eyes Street Light Overhaul

Arris Engineering Group studied downtown Scranton’s street lighting system and recommended the city upgrade lighting fixtures with brighter, more energy-efficient LED bulbs to cut down on utility bills, help boost the area’s night life and improve public safety. The city

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Los Angeles Adopts Intelligent Street Lighting

Royal Philips has announced that the City of Los Angeles (LA) will become the first city in the world to control its street lighting through an advanced Philips management system that uses mobile and cloud-based technologies. With the Philips CityTouch

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GE Selects Jacksonville for 6-Month LED Bulb Pilot Program

GE Selects Jacksonville for 6-Month LED Bulb Pilot Program – The six-month pilot program to install LED bulbs in 50 city street lights. The company will pay the costs for the project. The lights will be coupled with sensors, software

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LA’s Street Lights Can Now Be Dimmed and Controlled Like Phillips Hue

Los Angeles recently converted 140,000 of its street lights to energy-efficient LEDs—the largest such upgrade in the world. Now a new partnership with lighting giant Philips will allow the city’s Bureau of Street Lighting to wirelessly manage all those street

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DTE to Upgrade Port Huron, MI Street Lights

Port Huron is next on the list for DTE Energy’s $4 million street lighting improvement project. Scott Simons, DTE spokesman, said the lights will be upgraded from mercury vapor to LED. The change is estimated to save the city about

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Connecticut LED Street Light Program Launches Municipal ESCO Purchases

 ESCO Energy Services is set to receive its first LED street light conversion orders under the Connecticut Conference of Municipalities’ Street Light Conversion Program. In a five-year partnership, it will enable municipalities to both purchase existing utility-owned street lights and

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DOE Funds More SSL

The new High-Performance Outdoor Lighting Accelerator portion of the program will lead to the retrofit of 500,000 legacy street lights with LED. Detroit is one of five US cities that will be a part of the accelerator program. The others

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LED Street Lights Transform California City’s Streets, Cut Energy Use by 65 Percent

Inspired by the successful Los Angeles street lighting upgrade, where many of the city’s 140,000 high-pressure sodium (HPS) street lights were converted to Cree® LED luminaires, San Luis Obispo, California selected Cree, Inc. CREE -0.73% to help improve the city’s

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