PEDA Grant to Ursinus College Used to Retrofit Outdoor Lighting with LEDs

Oct 14, 2011
Pennsylvania's Ursinus College recently announced its replacement of parking lot and walkway lighting, made possible by a grant of $120,645 by the Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA). 

Located in Collegeville, Montgomery County, Ursinus will use money from the grant to install LED replacements for metal halide and high-pressure sodium bulb lights. Over $20,000 a year in electricity costs are expected to be saved by the college per year, reducing its carbon, sulfur and nitrous oxide emissions footprint resulting from generating electricity. Ursinus itself will also supplement the grant with $41,514 in spending as an investment. Meanwhile, PEDA has 12 clean energy projects running throughout the state, with $3.7 million in funding overall.

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Author:  Rebecca Milne

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