South Lanarkshire Council - Efficient Street Lighting Program

Last Modified: Sat Apr 16 2016 15:55:59 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 58,000
    Total number of street lights provided and maintained by the council that will eventually be replaced to the more efficient LED lighting.
  • 19,000
    Number of LED street lights replaced/installed by the South Lanarkshire Council (SLC), the most by any council. We are delighted that figures show we have installed the most LEDs in Scotland" - Gordon Mackay, Council’s head of roads and transportation services.
  • £550,000
    annual savings generated on account of the new LED lights. The use of more efficient LED light sources, which focus light on roads and pavements, will help reduce energy consumption, together with the associated carbon emissions, by some 50%, according to Mackay.
  • £6.2 million
    Will be spent this year on installing approximately 18,000 LED units and other improvements.
  • £19.5 million
    Total estimated cost of the upgrade program.