Project leaders from Oakland teamed up with the Emerging Technologies program at Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E), a utility company, to find solutions to help curb the city’s annual $4 million energy and maintenance bill for streetlights. The project leaders approached the US Department of Energy (DOE) to work with its Solid State Lighting (SSL) program, a national initiative to implement energy-efficient commercial lighting projects in local communities.
This article was published in the May/June 2008 issue of LEDs Magazine.
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