LED Street Lights

Thursday, 19 July 2018
Reference
2018012427000156
Category
Request Date
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Response Date
Monday, February 5, 2018

Question

1. Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years,
such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights?
2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting,
please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the
council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.
3. How much did the council spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting
under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?
4. How much does the council estimate they will spend on running, installing and
maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2018?
5. How many complaints were received in relation to new energy efficient street lighting,
if any, during 2017?
6. Please estimate how much money the council currently saves following the installation
of any energy efficient street lighting on a monthly and annual basis?

If the following questions do not fall under your jurisdiction, please can you provide the
name of the organisation and contact details who manage street lighting within your
designated territory.

Answer

1. Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights? - Yes

2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting. Commenced in 2015 with no set time for completion as dependent on when funding becomes available.

3. How much did the council spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017? 2015 - £344k; 2016- £365k; 2017 - £295k

4. How much does the council estimate they will spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2018? £290k

5. How many complaints were received in relation to new energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017? None

6. Please estimate how much money the council currently saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting on a monthly and annual basis? £30k per annum