Bass Coast Shire - Efficient Street Lighting Program

Last Modified: Tue Sep 13 2016 20:55:04 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,538
    Total number of light bulbs that were replaced across the Shire between 2012 and 2015. The existing 80-watt mercury vapour lights were replaced with energy efficient T5 fluorescent bulbs.
  • 60%
    T5 lighting is more energy efficient than the older bulbs. These efficient globes will also increase lighting quality, with light being directed toward the ground where it is needed instead of into the sky.
  • $947,500
    total cost of the project. The Federal Grant has contributed $291,747 towards the project, with Council funding the remaining.
  • $100,000
    The amount council will be able to save each year through this sustainable street-lighting project.
  • 1,000 tonnes
    approximate cut in carbon emissions every year.
  • 9
    years - payback period of the project.