London recently launched its biggest modernize street lighting project, planning to replace 2016 approximately 35,000 street lights among 52,000 lights which illuminate in the whole city with energy-efficient LED street lights and LED tunnel lights. Works also include a new control system for remote controlling and adjusting the lighting according to the traffic and flow path.
The first phase of the project cost is estimated at 1.09 million pounds , but it can bring about 185,000 pounds per year of energy savings as well as 9,700 tons of CO2 emission reductions.
Transport for London said the LED tunnel lights were conducted a pilot run successfully in Thames Street tunnel in 2011 before the start of the project , the tunnel became the first UK linear tunnel adopting LED tunnel lights, and also reducing maintenance costs , while reducing 60% energy consumption. Project management system is also tested and run in Birmingham , Croydon , Lewisham and Hackney.
Prior to London , Los Angeles , Las Vegas and New York City have been carried out replacing with the LED tunnel lights and LED street lighting engineering across the city . Boris Johnson who is Mayor of London said: “Along with our road system is installed on thousands of LED street lights and LED tunnel lights , we have reason to mention the energy and resources of the 21st century standard which is the biggest investment on the main road in the history of the British capital . lighting modernization aspects, LED tunnel lights and LED street lights can not only reduce carbon emissions and cost savings , but also bring better and safer roads for the citizens of London . “Browsing http://www.lead-lighting.com/products/bid32-1.htm for more information about the optional and emotional LED tunnel lights.