Editor's Choice Articles

The following articles on street lighting and smart controls have been selected from publications around the world to highlight large-scale deployments as well as key technology and policy developments.

December 2017

ACT taps Electrix as preferred tenderer to manage 79,000 street lights

Telensa wins smart controls contract for Wellington street lighting upgrade

Respected US Lighting Research Centre rebuts ‘blue light hazard’ claims of AMA

Essential Energy upgrading 5,000 street lights for Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Western Sydney councils win award for LED street lighting project

July 2017

Multi-function pole deployment a key to Newcastle’s smart city strategy

Some Californian cities buying back the street lighting from utility to gain greater controls over LED deployments

Pune, India passes half way in deployment of 70,000 LED street lights

June 2017

Rajasthan hits 750,000 LED street lighting deployments and now integrating CCTV and WiFi

Camden, UK teams up with Google to deliver free public Wi-Fi

Silver Springs to connect more than 250,000 LED street lights in Chicago

Hyderabad to replace 450,000 street lights with LEDs and smart controls

Silver Spring Networks making 110,000 new LED street lights in Jamaica smart

Tauranga, NZ to replace 12,000 street lights with LEDs and smart controls

New Plymouth, NZ replacing 8,000 lights with LEDs and looking at smart controls

LED fittings in Mackenzie District, NZ help council meet dark sky requirements

Palmerston North, NZ resumes work on LED deployment amid controversy over compliance

Timaru, NZ to replace all street lights with LEDs

Dunedin, NZ to replace 15,000 street lights with 3000K LEDs and smart controls

Multi-function poles being deployed in Newcastle with integral LEDs, WiFi and other devices

Newcastle rolling out leading edge multi-function poles

NSW Local Government Association calls for $50m in LED street lighting funding

London pilot of EV charging in street lighting columns

Andhra Pradesh, India announces 1,000,000 LED street lighting deployment

Townsville investigating LED street lighting upgrade

Western Norway to deploy 18,000 Philips LED street lights and smart controls

Up to 1000 proposed cameras on street lights in San Jose raise privacy concerns

Goa set to become first Indian state to completely replace all street lights with LEDs

Cheshire East Council, UK to upgrade 21,000 street lights to LEDs

5G mini-cells in street lighting columns may be key driver of smart street lighting