Quest to remove barriers to LED uptake in cities launched at Davos @ClimateGroup

Quest to remove barriers to LED uptake in cities launched at Davos @ClimateGroup

A consultation process has been launched at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos this week to identify and address barriers to the adoption of low carbon LED (light-emitting diodes) street lighting in cities. Announced at the Future of Urban Development session by The Climate Group, with its network of member cities, states & regions, in association with lighting company Philips, the consultation process will focus on identifying practical solutions and addressing specific geographical challenges. It will examine topics such as the benefits of LEDs, new approaches to LED financing, risk allocation, intelligent and smart lighting, future-proofing, standards, quality thresholds, and related socio-economic benefits from LED lighting. "The urgency to combat climate change, and the potential of energy efficient LED lighting to help tackle this has been recognized," said Harr...

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/david-thorpe/21793...

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