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Street Light Conversion

In 2014 the Cape Light Compact installed 233 LED street lights in Wellfleet, for an annual savings of about 74,000 kiloWatt hours representing almost $17,000 in electricity and maintenance costs.

Capewide, the Compact worked with member towns to convert more than 15,000 municipally owned street lights to light emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The LED streetlight installation saves the towns (and taxpayers) more than $800,000 each year while meeting or exceeding current lighting levels. LED street lights use 70% less energy and last longer than existing streetlights.