Saving energy and reducing costs with LED streetlights

PG&E is committed to providing you with safe, reliable, affordable service. That’s why we’re replacing 160,000 high-pressure-sodium-vapor (HPSV) bulbs with efficient, long-lasting light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures over the next three years, in collaboration with cities and counties across our service territory.

 

Reducing our carbon footprint and improving cost-efficiency

LED fixtures use less energy than HPSV bulbs. Together, we plan to save more than 50 million kWh per year with the LED Streetlight Replacement Program. Replacing HPSV bulbs with LED fixtures of the same wattage can help reduce monthly energy costs significantly. Also, using less energy per light reduces greenhouse gas emissions and helps cities reach their long-term energy goals.

 

Gaining reliability and reducing maintenance

LED technology maintains most of its light output up to four times longer than HPSV bulbs. Because we’re replacing all PG&E owned city streetlights at the same time, the new LED lights should last up to 20 years without replacement.

 

Improving safety

LEDs provide more natural-looking, evenly distributed light. This improved lighting can help both drivers and pedestrians.

 

before and after LED streelight upgrade

Understand that the LED streetlight upgrade won’t disrupt your life

Installing the new LED streetlights takes about 10 minutes per fixture. There will be no disruption to electric service in your neighborhood.

 

Learn how LED streetlights help make your community’s future brighter

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Streetlight Replacement Program

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Streetlight Replacement Program

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Streetlight Upgrade Program

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Report a streetlight problem

PG&E owns and maintains more than 33% of the streetlights in our service area. The rest are owned by cities, counties and other entities. Find out what to do when you find a streetlight that’s burned out or not working right.
Visit Report a Streetlight Outage or Problem.

 

Business solutions for upgrading customer-owned streetlights

Find out about rebates and more for installing LED fixtures in streetlights that are not owned or serviced by PG&E.
Visit LED Streetlight Rebates.

 

If you have questions about the LED streetlight upgrade program, send an email to streetlightupgrade@pge.com.