Public Lighting

Wels Austria

Energy Performance Contracts

47% decrease in energy consumption

Public Lighting

Large-scale conversion to LED in Wels


PROJECT DESCRIPTION

Objectives:

  • Large scale conversion to LED lighting
  • Spread knowledge about implementing Energy Performance Contracting
  • Characteristics:

    Large-scale conversion to LED: 4,200 lamp converted (50% of all lighting points), refurbishment of the luminaires, improved light management system (dimming of one third of the lamps during nighttime)

  • Total investment: 2,100,000 Euro
  • ESCO: Electricity Wels AG

  • Annual savings:

  • Energy: 47% decrease
  • Energy costs: 240,000 Euro
  • Maintenance costs: 60,000 Euro
  • Duration: 7 years

  • TECHNICAL & FINANCIAL DETAILS

    Financing scheme:

    Energy Performance Contracting (EPC) - ESCO

    Phase:

    EPC market development

    KEY SUCCESS FACTORS (REPLICATION POTENTIAL)

    • The presence of a regional facilitation service, offered by the OÖ Energiesparverband (ESV) has shown to be a crucial factor in the positive development of the EPC market and the success of the Energy Contracting Programme.