Significant carbon savings from street lighting achieved in Oxfordshire

Latest reports show Oxfordshire County Council’s street lighting energy consumption has significantly decreased following LED conversion works, delivered by VolkerHighways. The project, which involves converting 34,000 Lanterns to LEDs, along residential and high-speed routes across Oxfordshire roads, is now over 92% complete. To date, from converting almost 32,500 lanterns to LEDs, approximately 4,800 tonnes of […]

Streetlights across Northamptonshire to be upgraded to the latest LED technology

Works to upgrade over 44,000 streetlights to the latest energy-efficient technology will start across Northamptonshire next week. Both North and West Northamptonshire Councils have declared a climate emergency and the authorities are taking steps to reduce energy consumption. Over the next two-and-a-half years, Balfour Beatty Living Places will upgrade the current lights to LED, a […]

Norfolk street lighting going green as final round of LEDs are installed

The final round of LED upgrades to Norfolk County Council’s Street Lighting is underway, cutting CO2 emissions by over 200 tonnes a year, according to the council. The work, which will replace traditional High Intensity Discharge (HID) lighting with the latest generation of LED lanterns, will take place over the next 24 months, and involve […]

VolkerHighways installs zero carbon street lighting in parks across Luton

VolkerHighways has installed solar street lighting at two public locations in Luton – Kingsway Park and Wandon Park Solar street lighting produces zero carbon, with no electricity waste, and eliminates the need for cabling, trenching, feeder cabinets and connecting to the grid for electrical supply. As part of VolkerHighways’ street lighting term maintenance contract with […]

McCann secures landmark Suffolk County Council street lighting services contract

McCann has announced that it has secured a significant street lighting services contract with Suffolk County Council – further enhancing the businesses reputation as a leading contractor in the delivery of major infrastructure solutions. The company has a proven track record for the successful delivery of street lighting maintenance contracts, which is evident in its […]

Major lighting upgrade at Queensway Tunnel will help save energy

The Queensway (Birkenhead) tunnel is set benefit from a comprehensive lighting upgrade to save on energy costs and reduce its carbon footprint. In just over a weeks’ time, an £11million investment by Mayor Rotheram and the Combined Authority in the form of a major electrical upgrade will begin at the tunnel, contributing to the region’s […]

Signify supports Dublin Port Tunnel with energy-efficient lighting

 Signify  one of the world leaders in lighting, has equipped Dublin Port Tunnel in Ireland, an iconic infrastructure spanning 9km, with energy-efficient LED lighting for all its 1800 light points in the tunnel. The upgraded lighting has achieved up to 60% reduction in electricity use (based on 2022 rates), or the equivalent of the electricity […]

700 more streetlights to be converted to LED lighting this month in Shropshire

More than 700 Shropshire Council streetlights are set to be converted to LED lighting this month. Since 2013, over 7,900 of the more than 20,000 lights owned by the council have been converted from conventional ‘sodium discharge’ or mercury lighting to LED lighting. By the end of the year, the remaining streetlights will have been […]

Keith Henry Appointed New General Manager CU Phosco Australia

Earlier this year, CU Phosco, an award-winning luminaire, column and mast manufacturer, expanded its overseas operations by opening a new entity in Australia. The manufacturer is now delighted to announce that Keith Henry joins the organisation as General Manager – Lighting and Telecommunications. Reporting to Philip Marques, Keith will focus on continuing CU Phosco’s success […]

National Highways lighting the way to net zero

National Highways is l switching 70% of the lights on the Strategic Road Network (SRN) to cleaner LED alternatives by 2027. The government-owned company is working on its biggest-ever programme replacing older lamps with LED lights that use far less energy to produce the same amount of light, starting last month (January) on the A5036 […]


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