The state is helping communities upgrade their street lights to energy saving LED’s.
The Illinois Department of Innovation and technology is urging municipalities to take advantage of the state’s new master contract for smart street lighting. Acting Secretary Kirk Lonbom says switching to LED lights will benefit local budgets.
The contract gives local officials access to better pricing and Lonbom hopes to offer more opportunities to help communities upgrade technologies in the future.
Lonbom says the state is looking to set up more contracts to help communities make technology upgrades.