Monthly Archives: August 2014

City of Berkeley Incorporates Citywide LED Street Lighting

Municipal LED Street Lighting Comes to Berkeley, California


UC Berkeley (via Wikimedia Commons)

The city of Berkeley is the latest in California to add LED street lighting in its neighborhoods. Supported by the California Lighting and Technology Center at the University of California, Davis and the Bay Area Climate Collaborative’s Next Generation Streetlight Initiative, the city will finish replacing about 8,000 traditional street lights with decorative LED street lighting by the end of 2014. Continue reading

Benefits of CalTrans Approved LED Street Lighting

CalTrans LED Lighting Projects Heating Up in California


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The California Department of Transportation (CalTrans) has recently implemented a new plan to replace 40,000 incandescent street lights with LED bulbs over the next two years. The new CalTrans approved traffic signal poles have gradually gone up all over the state, providing cities and their residents with brighter, more energy efficient, and longer-lasting street lighting. Continue reading