Lake Oswego converting streetlights to LEDs

Lake Oswego converting streetlights to LEDs

Lake Oswego plans to convert thousands of streetlights to LEDs in the next five years.

The first phase of the effort, approved by the city council last week, will retrofit the city’s 1,415 “cobrahead” lights at a cost of $470,000. The project is expected to start in January.

“We have to realize this project is not money that just goes away; it actually makes us money,” said Anthony Hooper, support services supervisor in the city’s operations division.

Read more at The Portland Tribune.