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How to make money and energy savings through LED lighting
In a web article about the transition to LED lighting, the European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology mentions the example of six Covenant of Mayors Signatories having succeeded in the field, namely Albertslund (Denmark), Birmingham (UK), Eindhoven (The Netherlands), Lyon (France), Mechelen (Belgium) and Tilburg (The Netherlands).

Considering that lighting accounts for 50% of electricity consumption in the urban environment, the transition to LED solutions can be a powerful contributor to the CO2 reduction ambitions of signatory cities. In its report "Lighting the Cities", the European Commission outlines the various stages of the LED transition process, touching on context assessment, stakeholders’ engagement, financing, procurement and overall costs and benefits. More information :

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