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LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

Posted On: 22 Jan 2020   |   Posted By: Climate Group

LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future

On 11th December The Climate Group hosted a webinar titled ‘LED SCALE-UP: Connected Lighting - Investing in the Future', where we examined how cities can get LED programs off the ground, while also exploring the different approaches on how these projects can be financed.
The Climate Group, in partnership with Signify , has been working with cities and utilities globally to raise awareness of the energy and cost savings that can be made with LED street lights. Given that LEDs can generate energy savings of 50-70% there is a real urgency to try and raise the priority and speed of LED adoption.
Our research has revealed that while cities want to benefit from the significant energy and maintenance savings that LED systems provide, the upfront capital costs is still a huge barrier. We invited experts from the United States to speak on how we can accelerate the adoption of LEDs globally through different methods of financing. There were multiple ideas discussed, namely Lighting as a...

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