Kaohsiung will eliminate the remaining 120,000 traditional street lights and replace them with energy-saving LED street lights
The latest news shows that Kaohsiung City still has 120,000 traditional street lamps waiting to be replaced.
According to the Kaohsiung City Health and Labour Office, currently 60 workers in Kaohsiung have a zone of responsibility. Inspectors will be dispatched in the past. Since 2011, a total of 120,000 traditional street lights have been replaced by LED lights. 10,000 traditional street lights were replaced with LED energy-saving street lights, but due to financial difficulties in Kaohsiung, the PFI (Private Finance Initiative, private financing proposal) plan was used to replace 120,000 traditional street lights with LED energy-saving street lights, saving annual electricity bills and paying Make the remaining street lamp funding for the manufacturer. If the traditional street lamp is replaced with an LED energy-saving street lamp, a warning notification signal will be installed on the top. Once the lamp fails to light, the message will be returned to the center and personnel can be dispatched for repair in time.
According to a news report in June, the Labor Department said that the total number of Kaohsiung street lights is more than 230,000, and over the past three or four years, it has sought to subsidize 1 billion yuan (NT $, the same below) to replace 110,000 traditional street lights as energy-saving LED street lights. After the completion of the replacement, in addition to saving about 95 million kilowatt-hours of power consumption each year, saving about 130 million yuan in electricity costs, and reducing annual carbon dioxide emissions by about 50,000 metric tons.
The Department of Hygiene Industry stated that the electricity cost of street lights in Kaohsiung has been reduced year by year after continuous replacement of energy-saving LED street lights. Compared with last year and 2014, electricity costs have been reduced by about 130 million yuan. It can be seen that the replacement of LED lights has a power saving effect.