Lake Macquarie City Council: Efficient Street Lights program

Last Modified: Mon Jun 15 2020 20:04:44 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • ?
    Total number of sodium and mercury vapour street lights in residential areas of Lake Macquarie prior to the start of upgrade to energy efficient LED street lights. These lights are maintained by AusGrid.
  • 4,800
    Number of street lights that will be replaced by energy efficient LEDs. The old lights take 95 Watts to power - the LEDs use just 17 Watts.
  • ?
    Average annual cost incurred by the council on electricity and maintenance.
  • 1,260 MWh
    Projected annual savings in consumption once the upgrades are completed - enough to power about 200 homes for a year
  • $?
    Annual savings in electricity costs
  • $73,000
    Annual savings in maintenance costs.
  • 1,130 tonnes
    Estimated annual reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions.
  • ?
    estimated cost of the project.
  • ?
    Expected pay back period.
  • 2018
    Start of rollout.
  • 1,400
    Number of streetlights replaced as of Mar 2020.