Focus on Outdoor Lighting (MAGAZINE)

June 14, 2010
New outdoor projects and studies dominate this month’s Focus On feature.

The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has announced the 10 winning teams of the national competition “Kommunen in neuem Licht” (“Towns in a New Light”). The competition provides funding to introduce LED outdoor lighting in 10 towns around Germany. The organizers were taken by surprise when the number and quality of proposals exceeded all expectations. Among 141 participating towns from all over Germany, the ten best proposals will be granted up to EUR 2 million in sponsorship by the BMBF. The winning towns and districts are: Erfurt, Görlitz, Königsfeld, Wuppertal, Trier, Norden, München, Paderborn, Freiburg (Breisgau), and Rietberg.


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