With the rapid development of the city, the township road street construction has increased the intensity of illumination and lower sections of the transformation. In Tongxiang example, the city’s street lights from 29,000 in 2008 to the 2013’s 42,000, the current street lighting electricity costs account for about 50% of the city’s total streetlights surcharge revenue, despite the additional fee income every year streetlights increasing, but the street light electricity costs of 8.09 million CNY from 2008 to 2013 of 13.28 million CNY, much higher than the revenue expenditure.
On the street for energy saving, reducing electricity and maintenance costs of street lighting expenses become an urgent need. To this end, the municipal government of Jiaxing, Jiaxing power company State Grid ongoing practice of energy-saving lamps. April 2012, Zhejiang electric energy service companies to undertake the first street light LED retrofit project located in Haining, Haining by Qianjiang Road, Zong-way street reconstruction performed, the annual electricity savings 860,000 kwh, equivalent to 269 tons of standard coal. 2013, LED lights promote the use of Tongxiang Tong Hing Road, Pinghu City, Pinghu Avenue, Marina Boulevard things, sea salt hundred feet Road, Jiashan County Development Zone and several other important roads have been completed, the scope of application to cover the transformation of the counties (cities, area). Currently, there is no transformation of the city level road.
At the end of 2013, a total of Jiaxing City, the transformation of streetlights 16,878 contracts, the actual street reconstruction 10,845, the annual electricity savings 7,960,000 kwh. Currently, the province’s energy saving up to Jiaxing area roads, including road green energy transformation, Tongxiang Up and effect is obvious.