Northern Lights Project: An Efficient Streetlight upgrade program

Last Modified: Mon Sep 12 2016 09:20:51 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 5,566
    mercury vapour, metal halide and compact fluorescent street lights replaced with the latest LED technology.
  • 7
    Northern Inland region council areas covered: Armidale, Walcha, Guyra, Glen Innes, Tenterfield, Inverell and Gwydir.
  • 1,096 MWh
    annual reduction in electricity consumption.
  • $400,000
    annual savings due to reduction in consumption as well as maintenance costs.
  • 1,000 tonnes
    annual reduction in CO2 emissions.
  • $11,76,000
    estimated project cost. The project received $576,000 in funding from the Commonwealth Government and councils contributed over $600,000 toward the capital cost of the new lights.
  • July 2015
    project commencement.
  • March 2016
    project conclusion.