Five Saudi cities have replaced 200,000 lamps to light their streets with the aim of reducing energy consumption by 77%. The National Energy Efficiency Services Company (Rationalization) has launched the second package of the rehabilitation program for street lights in Saudi Arabia, which starts in Dammam, Al Khobar, Dhahran, Ahsa and Skaka.
The company said in a statement yesterday that the expected savings in the first phase in these cities range from 70% to 77% in the consumption of electricity of 145, 250, 413 kWh per year, through the replacement of about 700,612 thousand guiding light lamp works (LED), which is more energy-efficient than conventional lamps. This technology provides about 752,752,142 kWh General J and better performance.
According to the contract concluded by the company "rationalization" with the secretariats of those areas, will be replaced by 07 thousand lighting lamps in the city of Dammam, and 24 thousand lamps in the cities of Khobar and Dhahran, and 47 thousand lamp in Ahsa, and 13 thousand lamps in Skaka. As part of the program to qualify lighting lamps at the level of Saudi Arabia, which started from the city of Riyadh.
The company is seeking to rehabilitate nearly two million street lighting lamps in the coming period by introducing lamps according to international technical studies and standards in the field of energy efficiency.
These projects are part of Saudi Arabia's goal of reducing electricity consumption by raising energy efficiency in the government sector. Total consumption in the government sector is 5.83 GWh, equivalent to 31% of the total electricity consumption in Saudi Arabia.
As for the upcoming projects, Rationalization Company has announced that it is launching the third package of street lighting projects in Jeddah, Qassim, Riyadh, Al Ahsa, Phase Two and several governorates of Al Jouf Municipality in the coming months. Total LEDs The rehabilitation will be completed
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