Streelights http://wunc.org en Um, Why Is Cary Getting 8,000 New Streetlamps Again? http://wunc.org/post/um-why-cary-getting-8000-new-streetlamps-again <p>Those 8,000 new street lamps will save money, and are a green choice.</p><p>The Town of Cary has announced a partnership with Duke Energy Progress to switch out most of its high-pressure sodium streetlamps (the yellow kind) with LED lamps (the white kind).</p><p></p><p>LEDs are more easily directed in a specific direction and also more energy efficient. So not only can the town do a better job of putting the light on the road (as opposed to spilling off into the neighboring areas), they'll also save an estimated $200,000 a year.</p> Fri, 24 Jan 2014 23:29:09 +0000 WUNC News 29472 at http://wunc.org Um, Why Is Cary Getting 8,000 New Streetlamps Again?