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  1. 1. Streetlight Energy Savings BPA Using Smart Pack TI by STI Streetlight Technology Inc.
  2. 2. What is it? <ul><li>A small control unit that can be installed inside the streetlight fixture at an estimated cost of $35, plus labor (approximately $6). </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why should BPA and owners of streetlights be interested? <ul><li>Significant energy savings can be accomplished with a moderate investment </li></ul><ul><li>This streetlight unit test may qualify for Research Development & Demonstration under C&RD </li></ul><ul><li>Reduced maintenance costs in labor and material are substantial </li></ul>
  4. 4. What does each individual control unit do? <ul><li>Turns lights on and off at preset times (most of the savings here) </li></ul><ul><li>Eliminates day-burning streetlights using a cadmium sulfide cell day/night sensor </li></ul><ul><li>Cuts power to the lamp when lamp cycling (failure) is detected, thus eliminating damage to ballasts and eliminating Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) </li></ul><ul><li>Trouble light alerts maintenance personnel of a malfunction, during the daytime </li></ul><ul><li>The real-time clock (daylight savings, leap year) is backed up by a 72 hour supercapacitor </li></ul><ul><li>Hand-held remote control used to set time and timer </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturer provides a ten-year warrantee </li></ul>
  5. 5. savings are two-fold <ul><li>Energy savings </li></ul><ul><li>The Smart Pack can turn its light off during hours of the night when less or no light is needed (Remote-control programming.) </li></ul><ul><li>Labor and material cost savings </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamp cycling damage to ballast and igniter is eliminated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eliminates Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lamp lifecycle increased </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>L.E.D. makes a faulty lamp easy to spot in the day time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unit installed inside the light fixture (weather protected) </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Power Savings because less electricity is used
  7. 7. Investment Savings because no need to replace photo cells
  8. 8. Investment Savings because fewer lamps to replace
  9. 9. Labor Savings because fewer lamps need replacement
  10. 10. Annual costs & savings based on turning lights off and no cycling & photo control problems
  11. 11. The plan: 500 streetlight test <ul><li>Ask one to three utilities to participate in a 500 light fixture test </li></ul><ul><li>Full service customers are the most desirable candidates for participation in the test </li></ul><ul><li>Any savings can count towards the requested 10% load reduction </li></ul><ul><li>BPA pays for the control unit; installation cost is the responsibility of the participating utilities </li></ul>