>> 11 December 2016
Aberdeenshire Council is working to reduce the cost of street-lighting by moving to new low-energy LED lanterns. Nearly 10% of the street lights across the council area are now LED.
This year’s lighting program has reduced the council’s energy consumption so far by 420,000kwh, leading to savings in council taxpayers’ money which can support other vital local services.
Chair of the Infrastructure Services Committee Cllr David Aitchison (SNP-Westhill & District) said:
Vice-Chair Cllr Graeme Clark (SNP-Stonehaven & District) added: