4 April 2017:
Two recent events provide a huge boost to New Zealand Councils for their road lighting plans. On 6 March the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) announced all qualifying upgrades to LED street lighting by NZ Councils would receive 85% funding by NZTA. In December 2016 the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) released a world-first strategic plan for road lighting, called the SLSC (Street Lighting and Smart Controls) Roadmap.
This article – published as ‘Shedding New Light’ in the April issue of Local Government Magazine, and authored by Godfrey Bridger and Bryan King – examines how the SLSC Roadmap applies to NZ, the differences in road lighting between NZ and Australia, and the top five barriers to adopting LED lighting with smart controls.
Read the full article: ‘Shedding New Light’, LG Magazine, April 2017 .