- Apr 29, 2020-
LED luminaires require much less energy and maintenance than Guelph’s traditional high-pressure sodium (HPS) fixtures. This is one way the City can save big on costs.
Did you know…
Electricity for Guelph’s street lights costs about $1.74 million each year
Guelph’s existing streetlights are replaced every five years, which is costly and creates an unnecessary environmental burden
LED street lights last three to five times longer and use roughly half of the 10 million kilowatt hours of electricity used each year by the City’s HPS lights
Many other municipalities are using LED street lights, including Mississauga, Hamilton, London, Barrie, and Guelph-Eramosa Township
On top of cost savings, LED street lights offer: