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Brevard Lights To Change To LED – Brevard, NC


Last updated 7/20/2020 at 12:47pm

City streetlights in Brevard will soon be converted to the more energy efficient, longer lasting light-emitting diode (LED) lights, with the help of a collaborative effort.

On Wednesday, City Council voted to approve an agreement with Duke Energy to proceed with the project that began two years ago.

The cost to convert the 489 sodium streetlights to LED is $20,000 and will be paid over a four-year period, beginning on Aug. 1.

Jim Reynolds, with the Pisgah Group of the N.C. Sierra Club, said the Sierra Club had initially agreed to contribute $2,000 to the project, but after a grant appr...

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