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File #: Int 0690-2018    Version: * Name: Installation of energy-efficient street lights.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Transportation
On agenda: 3/7/2018
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of energy-efficient street lights
Sponsors: James G. Van Bramer
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require that any lamp installed as part of the lighting of streets, highways, parks, or any other public place use LED technology, or the best available technology for achieving energy-efficiency, if it is more efficient than LED technology. The bill would also require the Department of Transportation to report to the Council and post on its website, no later than April 1, 2018 on: 1) the number of street light-fixtures installed with lamps using LED or other best-available technology, and 2) the number of street light-fixtures that remain to be installed with such technology, with the data disaggregated by borough and Council district.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 690, 2. Int. No. 690, 3. March 7, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda

Int. No. 690

 

By Council Member Van Bramer

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to the installation of energy-efficient street lights

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

Section 1.  Subchapter one of chapter one of title 19 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 19-160 to read as follows:

§19-160  Energy-Efficient Street Light Installation. a. Any lamp to be used in the illumination of streets, highways, parks, or any other public place shall utilize light-emitting diode technology or the best available technology if such technology is more energy efficient than light-emitting diode technology.

b.  On or before April 1, 2018, the department shall provide a report to the council and shall post on its website (i) the number of street light fixtures that have been installed with light-emitting diode technology or the best available energy efficient technology as described in subdivision a of this section and (ii) the number of street light fixtures that remain to be installed with lamps utilizing light-emitting diode technology or the best available energy efficient technology as described in subdivision a of this section. Such data shall be disaggregated by borough and council district. 

 

§2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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