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Contact Us

Department of Transportation
200 E. Santa Clara St.
8th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113

Phone: (408) 535-3850
Fax: (408) 292-6092

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

LED Conversion Program

We own, operate, and maintain 62,000+ streetlights. We were one of the first cities nationally to install smart, energy-efficient, streetlights. This innovative lighting plan is achieved by replacing the yellow sodium vapor lights with white light emitting diode (LED) lights, and an adaptive control system to provide energy efficient lighting.

Benefits

  • Enable us to monitor energy consumption and allow us to dim lighting levels during late evenings.
  • Reducing street light energy costs by 40% to 60%.
  • Improving lighting quality and visibility and enhance street safety.
  • Ongoing maintenance savings by extending maintenance cycle for bulb replacement.
  • Real-time reporting of energy usage for energy billing and communicating non-operating streetlights for improved
  • response.
  • Eliminating the use of hazardous materials contained in sodium vapor lamps.
  • Preserving the night sky in late evenings for astronomical research by Lick Observatory.
LED Conversion Program - Before
Before
LED Conversion Program - After
After

LED Conversion Locations Interactive Map

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