Local governments can convert at least half of the municipal cobra-head- and/or decorative-style street lights within the jurisdiction to energy-efficient LED technology.
Fact Sheet [PDF]
This fact sheet provides a brief description of the LED Street Lights action along with the benefits communities can expect to achieve.
- LED Street Light Certification Form [XLSX]
- This certification form must be completed and submitted to earn credit for this action.
- NYPA's Smart Street Lighting NY and the Smart City Technology Grant Program
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) provides local governments with full turnkey LED street light conversion services including: lighting audit; engineering and design; bidding and procurement; construction management; and environmental services. NYPA provides low rate financing for qualified customers, including the option to finance the purchase of the system as part of the project. NYPA offers the option to bundle your streetlight conversion project with other energy efficiency projects. NYPA's Smart City Technology Grant Program is also available to help communities to improve public safety and operational efficiency.
- LED Streetlight Academy Webinars
NYSERDA and the Lighting Research Center (LRC) of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are teaming up for the LED Streetlighting Academy – a series of four webinars to educate local governments on LED street lighting options and better prepare municipal decision-makers for interacting with contractors and the public.
- Webinar 1 – “LED Streetlighting: Help is on the Way!
This webinar reviews the streetlighting decision making process, basics of LED streetlighting, and important characteristics to consider when planning a streetlighting installation or retrofit. View the slide deck from this webinar [PDF].
- Webinar 2 – “Talking Tech: How do LED Street Lights Compare to Traditional Technologies?”
This webinar presents an overview of LED street lighting technology, systems, and products. The goal of the presentation is to assist municipal decision makers to critically analyze LED products under consideration, and select the best products to meet their project goals and objectives. View the slide deck from this webinar [PDF].
- Webinar 3 - "Planning for Success with LED Streetlighting"
This webinar presents information on the design, layout, and application of LED streetlighting. The goal of the presentation is to assist municipal decision makers to make the best decisions when planning, designing, installing, or retrofitting existing/new street lighting installations. View the slide deck from this webinar [PDF].
- Webinar 4 – “Understanding Impacts on the Public”
This seminar presents information on the human-factor considerations of LED streetlighting. The goal of the presentation is to assist municipal decision makers to better understand the interaction of streetlighting and people. View this slide deck from this webinar [PDF].