Houston to convert all streetlights to LEDs

16th June 2014 Nick Michell

Houston Mayor Annise Parker has announced that the city of Houston will convert 165,000 streetlights to low emissions light-emitting diode (LED) lights, making it the largest project of its kind in the United States. Replacing the lights will reduce the city’s streetlight energy usage by 50 percent, cut municipal greenhouse gas emissions by five percent and save the city US$28 million.

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