100,000th LED streetlight installed in Kent

The 100,000th LED street light in Kent has been installed in KCC’s ambitious £40 million scheme. Kent County Council has approximately 120,000 street lights and in March 2016 began a project to convert all street lights to LED. The milestone ceremony, delivered by the Transport and Local Government team at Bouygues Energies & Services (BYES),…

Kent residents and businesses are being asked for their views on options for street lighting across the county.

Residents to benefit from local LED street lighting

Kent County Council has agreed to press ahead with converting its stock of 120,000 street lights to LED with Central Management System (CMS) technology. Improvements in LED lighting technology will reduce KCC’s street lighting energy bill by around 60%, meaning that the Council will able to return every residential area to all-night lighting. Lights may…

The difference LED streetlights make.

LED street lighting will save energy and taxpayer money

Kent County Council is planning to invest £40million to convert its 120,000 street lights to a centrally-controlled LED lighting system that will reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by 60%, and deliver annual savings of £5.3million. The council has worked with Salix, an agency of the Department of Energy and Climate Change, to secure an…