‘London boosts LED streetlighting by £124m’

A new study has revealed which cities have invested the most in LED streetlighting

Halogen bulbs to be banned from September

The government claims a shift to LEDs will cut emissions by 1.26m tonnes, the equivalent of removing more than 500,000 cars from the roads

Amey secures £35m contract to upgrade Bradford’s street lighting with LEDs

The infrastructure and highways services provider says the upgrade will reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by 65%, as well as slashing maintenance costs

Schools across England ‘wasting more than £326m each year on inefficient lighting’

This means they are also generating more than 572,000 tonnes of unnecessary carbon dioxide emissions annually

Suffolk to switch to LED street lights in £9.8m scheme

The council said the new LED lamps will be able to save as much as 60% in energy bills and reduce carbon usage by up to 80%

Chicago to install 40,000 LED streetlights as next step in modernisation

The move forms part of a larger scheme to update infrastructure, which will replace 270,000 lights in total, making up 85% of streetlamps across the city

Walmart LEDs the way for consumers to save $2bn on lighting bills

The supermarket’s lighting provider GE Lighting has helped make the switch to greener bulbs

Carlsberg toasts electricity bill savings at Danish logistics centre

It replaced its old lighting with LEDs at five large warehouses

Unilever partners with UK firm to bring pay-as-you-go solar lighting in Kenya

They aim to provide renewable power to households in off-grid areas

All new Californian homes required to have solar panels

It is the first US state to introduce such a law from 2020