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Bass Coast Shire Council’s Sustainable Streetlighting Project is about to replace another 800 energy efficient light globes across the municipality.
Townships from San Remo to Jam Jerrup will benefit from the third and final stage of this project.
Anderson Ward Councillor, Bradley Drew, said existing 80-watt mercury vapour lights are being replaced with T5 fluorescent bulbs, which are 60 per cent more energy efficient.
“These new globes will also increase lighting quality, with light being directed to towards the ground where it is needed, rather than into the night-sky,” Cr Drew said.
“A total of 1,772 light bulbs were replaced in 2013/14.
“Lights were replaced in townships from Inverloch along our coastline to San Remo, and lights across Phillip Island were also replaced.”
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