Western Indian state Expects New LED Streetlights
Goa in West India is now expecting newer, bright LEDs to replace their streetlights to help save power. The switch had been planned out back in 2014 and implementation will done over the next few months.
LED lights will phase out the existing streetlights across Goa before the year is up, according to Power Minister MilindNaik. The move will render the current lighting woes almost non-existent, and will also reduce the power department’s spending on maintenance and manpower. Presently, Goa has around 1.70 lakh streetlights - sodium, CFL and tubes. Once the switch to LEDs is made, the State will save at least 15 megawatts, or 60