Efficient Street Lighting Program in Scotland

Last Modified: Tue Mar 29 2016 11:10:10 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 900,000
    street lights installed across Scotland that eventually need to be replaced with efficient lighting.
  • £41 million
    costs in annual electricity charges paid by local authorities.
  • 200,000 tonnes
    of CO2 emission released each year by these street lights.
  • 125,000
    new LEDs have already been replaced.
  • 250,000
    more LEDs will be replaced by April 2017. This will require Scotland’s councils to invest £56 million.
  • 50%
    reduction in energy consumption once the replacements are completed.
  • 65,000 tonnes
    in reduction of CO2 emissions.
  • £337 million
    estimated total investment across the street lighting replacement programme by Scotland’s councils by 2021.
  • £1.2 billion
    forecast of the energy and maintenance cost savings over the next 20 years.
  • 2.6 MT
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions over the next 20 years.