Environment + Energy Leader – Oregon Department of Transportation to Convert 8,000 Street Lights to LEDs

The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has initiated a streetlight conversion pilot program, which will involve replacing more than 8,000 high-pressure sodium lighting fixtures with LEDs. The $18.6 million project is funded by an energy savings performance contract (ESPC) that will result in an estimated equivalent of 3,500 metric tons of carbon emissions saved annually.

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