Efficient Street Lighting initiatives of Rhondda Cynon Taf’s council in Wales

Last Modified: Thu Jun 02 2016 18:07:52 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 28,600
    In total, the number of street lights the Rhondda Cynon Taf (RCT) council operates.
  • 5,532
    of these were due for in 2014-15.
  • £1,043,000
    funding approved over two rounds towards cost of upgrades for these lights.
  • £279,000
    annual cost savings once the upgrades are completed.
  • 2
    rounds of approval - one in August 27, 2015, cabinet members agreed to invest £642,000 to deliver £170,000 savings per year, and on November 10, 2015, they agreed to invest a further £401,000 to save £109,000 a year.
  • 1,515
    lights on housing estates are now proposed to to be fitted with LED replacements along with all routine street light failures from now on as part of Round III of the upgrade program.
  • £1,130,000
    estimated investment needed for the round.
  • £254,000
    estimated yearly savings from 2017-18 if these upgraded go through.