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Corpn floats Rs 81cr tender to install LED streetlights

Coimbatore: The civic frame has floated tenders to replace the sodium-vapor side road lamps in previous company limits with LED lamps. The undertaking seeks to replace 58,000 sodium-vapor lamps at a price of Rs 81 crore.

“We have already acquired nod from the state govt to replace the lamps. The work will start in a while once we finalize the a success bidder and the following issuance of labor order,” said a company reliable.

The choice to replace all of the sodium-vapor lamps used to be taken following the a success implementation of LED lamps in 40 newly-added spaces of the company. “This helped us preserve 42% electrical energy. We had been taken up through both the economic advantages and the potency of the usage of LED lamps,” the reliable said.

Though LED lamps are a bit of pricey in comparison to sodium-vapor ones, the go back on investment may well be attained inside 4 to five years through saving an enormous quantity, which otherwise would be spent on electrical energy invoice and maintenance price, the reliable said.

The city company have been spending a fortune on keeping up sodium-vapor lamps. Presently, the civic frame pays the state energy utility Tangedco more than Rs 20 crore per annum as electrical energy invoice and spends any other Rs 9 crore for keeping up side road lamps. The shift to LED lamps, the lifestyles span of which could also be much longer, would now assist it cut on spending.

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