Local Councils to Approve or Disapprove on LEDs

Shanghai gears up for green lighting

It’s not new how many areas in the world are switching to LEDs to help save power, especially on street lamps. But will local councils approve of the project? Visitors to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this summer will find a city transformed by the £0.5bn poured into new sporting venues and beefing up the city's infrastructure. But there is an even more fundamental transformation under way in Scotland's biggest city. By next summer, it will be firmly on track to becoming a world-leading "smart" city, having won £25m from the government's Technology Strategy Board to show how a city can use cutting-edge digital and wireless technology to provide services such as roads, security and lighting to its citizens more efficiently, while cutting CO2 emissions. Read on at The Guardian.

 


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