|A webcast entitled “Evaluating LED Street Lighting Solutions” was hosted by the US Department of Energy (DOE) on July 20, 2010, featuring speakers from DOE's Municipal Solid-State Street Lighting Consortium.|
The DOE SSL website has posted materials from the webcast, including the webcast video, speaker presentations, and Q&A not covered during the webcast.
During the webcast, Consortium Director Edward Smalley provided an overview of the organization's membership, current activities, and future plans as it builds a network of information on LED street lighting.
Tod Rosinbum from the City of Portland, Oregon discussed how two ongoing demonstrations will influence city planning going forward. John Walter from National Grid described potential benefits of and concerns about the technology, and outlined the utility's role in helping customers evaluate and implement LED street lighting projects.
Finally, Amy Olay from the City of San Jose, California shared her municipality's perspective as it converts to LED streetlights that utilize adaptive lighting controls.
More information on the Consortium can be found on the DOE SSL website.