City streets to look brighter with 25,000 LED lamps

The switch is part of a programme to fit street lamps islandwide - numbering 110,000 - with LED lighting by 2022.
The switch is part of a programme to fit street lamps islandwide - numbering 110,000 - with LED lighting by 2022.PHOTO: FITILITE

Islandwide replacement of street lamps with 110,000 energy-savers to be done by 2022

City streets are getting brighter. The first batch of 25,000 street lamps in central Singapore are being converted to light-emitting diode (LED) lighting at a cost of $76.3 million.

These lights are up to 30 per cent brighter watt-for-watt than conventional street lamps.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 21, 2019, with the headline 'City streets to look brighter with 25,000 LED lamps'. Print Edition | Subscribe