Reluzes project to renovate public lighting in Zaragoza
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The Zaragoza City Council has given the green light to the Reluzes project report for the renovation of the city's street lighting, and it will be submitted to the first call of the Next Generation European aid program for singular projects for the renovation of municipal outdoor lighting installations, managed through the IDAE and the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco).The project will be submitted to the first call of the Next Generation European aid program for unique projects for the renovation of municipal outdoor lighting installations, managed through the IDAE and the Ministry for Ecological Transition and the Demographic Challenge (Miteco).
The project will involve the implementation of innovative technology, the replacement of 9,619 light points with LEDs and the renovation of 81 control panels.
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Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
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- This is a zero-interest loan that would be granted to the city council with a total amount of 9,992,348.58 euros, the cost of the entire project, and would be executed over a single year.
- After the first year of grace period, it would be paid back in 9 annual installments of 1,110,260.95 euros each. The refurbishment will result in savings of approximately 70% in public lighting consumption.
- The Zaragoza Reluzes project is broken down into several lines of action. Firstly, the lighting redesign of the entire installation to be renovated will reduce light pollution and ensure greater visual comfort. Also, 9,619 light points will be replaced with LED technology and 81 control panels will be renewed incorporating remote management systems and other innovative measures.
- Zaragoza City Council currently has a public lighting installation with 95,680 light points, of which 75,309 still operate with high-pressure sodium vapor discharge lamps or metal halide lamps, the remaining 10,447 light points being LED technology. With the implementation of this project, the energy consumption of municipal lighting would be considerably reduced.