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Discover how Holbæk is improving quality of life and saving money through modern street lighting


Philips outdoor LED lighting for streets at Holbaek, Denmark

We can dim or increase
the lighting


level in each individual luminaire at any time, ensuring the best possible safety for traffic and citizens.”


- Engineer Erik Knudsen, Traffic and Facilities, Municipality of Holbæk


Customer challenge


When Holbaek municipality was revamping its street lighting, it wanted to radically reduce energy consumption. After looking at several options, it saw that Philips lighting could do so much more, offering numerous ways to save money and improve life for locals.

Street at Holbaek illuminated by Philips lighting

The right lighting

Holbaek required a smart solution that would benefit all 69,000 residents, whether they lived in the countryside or the town center. Engineer Erik Knudsen explained: “To begin with, we were most concerned with energy savings. However, we quickly realized that monitoring and controlling the lights is just as important with regard to overall operating costs, traffic safety and the safety of our residents.”


Philips street lighting fixtures were the first piece of the puzzle. The municipality chose to install 9,000 Copenhagen LED lanterns throughout the city. They generate an increased sense of comfort thanks to the bright, clean light they produce, which also ensures good visibility for drivers.


Additionally, interact City lighting management software was also installed. The system enables all light points to be remotly monitored, controlled, and measured using a single web-based application.

The new city lighting is streets ahead, according to Engineer Erik Knudsen: “The total energy consumption is reduced by a minimum of 75% and, as electricity accounts for two thirds of our overall lighting costs, we expect very large savings.”

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Interact City


Interact City connected LED lighting system and management software provides you with a robust infrastructure to improve city services. Improve citizen safety, beautify public spaces, engage with citizens and encourage civic pride.

Improving life
for locals

The Team

Municipality of Holbæk, Denmark


Moe A/S

Consulting engineer



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