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LEDs light up 16 miles of roadways in China

June 27, 2012
Officials in the Beibei district of Chongqing, China recently completed the installation of more than 20,000 street lights featuring 1.9 million Cree XLamp XP-E and XP-G LEDs. The country's largest municipal intelligent lighting control project began in ...

Officials in the Beibei district of Chongqing, China recently completed the installation of more than 20,000 street lights featuring 1.9 million Cree XLamp XP-E and XP-G LEDs. The country's largest municipal intelligent lighting control project began in July 2011 and includes nearly 16 miles of highway, with Cree LED-based luminaires installed along 119 streets and one tunnel. Officials estimate the installation will result in annual maintenance and electricity savings approximately $3 million and 17.6 million kWh. Details