Ferndale Converting All 1,744 Streetlights to Energy-Efficient LEDs

Excerpt: In a new deal with DTE Energy, Ferndale plans to convert all of the city’s streetlights to more efficient lighting.

LED lights will be installed in 1,744 streetlights throughout the city in a move that is expected to save the city about $160,000 a year.

Ferndale owns a few dozen streetlights in the downtown and parking lots that account for only about 2 percent of all municipal streetlights. The rest are owned by DTE.

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