April 23, 2014
San Luis Obispo’s LED Lighting Upgrade Delivers Superior Light Quality and Savings
Inspired by the successful Los Angeles street lighting upgrade, where many of the city’s 140,000 high-pressure sodium (HPS) street lights were converted to Cree® LED luminaires, San Luis Obispo, Calif. selected Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) to help improve the city’s sustainability efforts. City officials collaborated with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to replace more than 2,000 outdated HPS street lights with Cree XSP Series LED street lights, delivering superior light quality while saving on maintenance costs and reducing the city’s annual energy consumption by more than 65 percent.
"This project represented a real win-win for the city and the environment. The decision to go with LED fixtures is helping the c ...