LED Street Lights

Jenny Calnan made this Freedom of Information request to Luton Borough Council

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Dear Luton Borough Council,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, I would like to enquire the following information relating to the installation and maintenance of street lights.

I would like to request:

1. Has the council installed any energy efficient street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs with LED street lights?
2. If the council is in the process of installing any energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.
3. How much did the council spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?
4. How much does the council estimate they will spend on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s jurisdiction in 2018?
5. How many complaints were received in relation to new energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?
6. Please estimate how much money the council currently saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting on a monthly and annual basis?

If the following questions do not fall under your jurisdiction, please can you provide the name of the organisation and contact details who manage street lighting within your designated territory.

Yours faithfully,

Jenny Calnan

LBC Feedback, Luton Borough Council

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Dear Sir or Madam

 

Further to your request for information we confirm we do hold the
information requested. Please see athe requested information below. #

 

1.                    Has the council installed any energy efficient
street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs
with LED street lights? 

Yes

2.                    If the council is in the process of installing any
energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started
to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have
switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.

Started in 2014 under currently capital investment strategy this could
take up to 30 years

3.                    How much did the council spend on running,
installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s
jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?

2015/16 £2.25m

2016/17 £2.05m

2017/18 £1.99m

4.                    How much does the council estimate they will spend
on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s
jurisdiction in 2018?

£2.25m

5.                    How many complaints were received in relation to new
energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?

7

6.                    Please estimate how much money the council currently
saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting
on a monthly and annual basis?

£12K Monthly and £144k Yearly

 

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Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Team

Luton Borough Council

Town Hall, George Street, Luton LU1 2BQ

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From: LBC Feedback
Sent: 14 February 2018 16:08
To: '[FOI #462898 email]'
Subject: FOI Request A21285

 

Dear Sir or Madam

 

Further to your request for information we confirm we do hold the
information requested. Please see athe requested information below. #

 

1.                    Has the council installed any energy efficient
street lighting in the last five years, such as replacing halogen bulbs
with LED street lights? 

Yes

2.                    If the council is in the process of installing any
energy efficient street lighting, please confirm when the council started
to do this and provide an estimate of when the council expects to have
switched all street lights to energy efficient street lighting.

Started in 2014 under currently capital investment strategy this could
take up to 30 years

3.                    How much did the council spend on running,
installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s
jurisdiction in 2015, 2016 and 2017?

2015/16 £2.25m

2016/17 £2.05m

2017/18 £1.99m

4.                    How much does the council estimate they will spend
on running, installing and maintaining street lighting under the council’s
jurisdiction in 2018?

£2.25m

5.                    How many complaints were received in relation to new
energy efficient street lighting, if any, during 2017?

7

6.                    Please estimate how much money the council currently
saves following the installation of any energy efficient street lighting
on a monthly and annual basis?

£12K Monthly and £144k Yearly

 

This information is being provided as a statutory obligation under the
Freedom of Information Act 2000.

 

Please note that under the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC
Directive) Regulations 2003 Luton Council ask not to receive unsolicited
marketing communications.

 

You are free to use the information provided for your own purposes,
including any non-commercial research you are doing and for the purposes
of news reporting. Any other re-use, for example commercial publication,
requires the permission of the copyright holder. You may apply for
permission to re-use this information by submitting a request to
[3][email address]  .

 

Detailed advice about the Reuse of Public Sector Information Regulations
(PSI) 2005 is available from the Office of Public Sector Information at:
[4]Office of Public Sector information.

 

If you are not satisfied with our response to your request(s), you can ask
for a review of how we have handled it, by contacting us at the address
above or by contacting emailing us at [5][email address]  . Please
set out any specific concerns you have. If you have any other queries or
concerns then please contact us using the above details. Please quote the
reference number provided above when contacting us.

 

Should you remain unhappy with our response after we have reviewed it, you
can refer your concerns to the Information Commissioner Further
information on the Freedom of Information Act is available through the
Information Commissioner at:

 

Information Commissioner's Office

Wycliffe House

Water Lane

Wilmslow

Cheshire

SK9 5AF

Telephone: 01625 545 700

Internet: [6]www.ico.gov.uk

 

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Information Governance Team

Luton Borough Council

Town Hall, George Street, Luton LU1 2BQ

Email: [7][email address]

 

 

 

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Website: [9]www.luton.gov.uk

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9. http://www.luton.gov.uk/
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