LED Street Lights

Local governments can convert at least half of the municipal cobra-head-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. 

Step-by-Step Guidance [PDF]
The slide presentation provides an overview of the Clean Energy Communities Program as well as a detailed description and step-by-step guidance for implementing the LED Street Lights action.

LED Street Light Certification Form [XLSX]
This certification form must be completed and submitted to earn credit for this action.

Case Study – City of Yonkers LED Street Light Project [PDF]
Prepared for the Climate Smart Communities Program, this 12-page case study describes each step taken as Yonkers undertook a project to replace 11,300 street lights with LEDs.  

LED Street Light Conversion in New YorkLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.
This report, developed by the NYSERDA-supported Mid-Hudson Street Light ConsortiumLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page. (MHSC), explains the options available to local governments for upgrading to LED street lights, and describes and assesses the costs and advantages of different ownership models and financial strategies. The final chapter suggests steps for implementing an LED street light project. Additional tools and resources can be found on the MHSC websiteLink opens in new window - close new window to return to this page.. While the MHSC project focused mainly on communities in the Mid-Hudson region, many of the resulting tools and resources are applicable across the state.