Lighting the Regions - Victoria's Streetlight Efficient Lighting Programme

Last Modified: Wed Sep 21 2016 08:32:03 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 22,620
    The number of street lights that were replaced as part of the Lighting the Regions project. The project was borne out of an innovative collaboration between the Wimmera Mallee Sustainability Alliance and the Central Victorian Greenhouse Alliance.
  • 16
    local governments across north, west and central Victoria formed an partnership to implement what is one of the largest street lighting partnership project in Australia.
  • 300,000
    residents, in an area covering 45% of regional Victoria, will have better and brighter street lighting.
  • AUS $2.8 million
    On average, street lighting costs the local government partners in this project annually.
  • AUS $11.6 million
    cost of the project. Assistance of more than $5M of funding from the Australian Government.
  • AUS $57 million
    Net cost savings to the local government partners in this project, for the life of the lights (approximately 20 years).
  • 67%
    estimated reduction in future maintenance costs due to the longer lifespan of the lights.
  • 180,000 tonnes
    estimated reduction in CO2 emissions over the next 20 years.
  • Oct-14 to Nov-15
    Planned timeframe for completion.
  • Jan-2016
    Project completion announced.