East Gippsland Shire Council: Efficient Street Lighting Program

Last Modified: Tue Aug 23 2016 08:59:20 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,900
    residential street lights that currently use 80 watt globes (an old technology) were replaced with new energy efficient 18 W fittings, to make energy savings of over 70%.
  • 1,000 tonnes
    reduction in CO2 emissions each year.
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    estimated savings over a period of 20 years (lifetime of the bulbs) as a result of the replacements.
  • 1,360 km
    span of road over which the residential street lights in East Gippsland were replaced. The lights operate on average 11.94 hours per day for 365 days a year. Streetlights across Gippsland are owned and operated by the local distribution business AusNet.