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Creating a more attractive,
comfortable and livable
space for residents

Municipality of Rogaland,
Norway


South Rogaland, Norway is taking their lighting into the future. Over the next two years, eleven communities in the region will be transformed through one of the biggest intelligent street lighting projects currently underway in the country.

The cities
in our region

are very interested in investing in smart solutions for the future. Therefore, we wanted to deliver a lighting solution that can accomodate current and future needs and services.

 

Jarl Hoogstad, Product Manager for Road and Street Lighting at Lyse Elnett

Customer Challenge

 

The project’s leaders wanted a sustainable, future-proof lighting solution – one that would be easy to manage and control for them but would also meet the needs of their residents by providing comfortable, high-quality light to brighten the dark days of winter and provide better visibility and security at night.

The right lighting

 

Lyse Elnett, the utilities company managing the region’s street lighting, updated and launched the project by installing more than 5,000 Philips Luma luminaires on the main and high traffic roads of the city. Impressed with the results, some communities asked to extend the project to parks and residential areas installing CityCharm luminaires. The City of Stavanger wanted an extra go-round to upgrade park lighting as well as street lighting,” says Jarl Hoogstad, Product Manager for Road and Street Lighting at Lyse Elnett. “The Philips CityCharm luminaires are controlled via  the remote light management software just like the  lighting on the high traffic roads, and we can do this for all outdoor lighting, which complements our thinking on smart lighting management". The remote management of light settings solution offers great advantages for both users and operators – it can be easily operated from a computer at Lyse Elnett’s office or within the local municipality, and provides a full overview of all lights in the network. An interactive map shows the position and status of all luminaires, and error messages are immediately reported by the intelligent system, making maintenance fast and precise. The lighting software provides the municipalities in Rogaland shared, and extremely simple, control and management of a large number of lights. The municipalities are thinking about the future – and in future the intelligent luminaires will offer even more features thanks to Smart City technology.

Sustainable, energy efficient light

The new lighting is estimated to provide up to 70% in energy savings and significant CO2 reduction compared with conventional lighting systems.

Increased safety and comfort

The new lighting installation improves the quality of living for residents, making people feel safer and stimulating people to use their public spaces more frequently even during night time. The more gentle lighting applied in residentials areas also makes the streets look more attractive and friendly after the sun goes down.

Efficient operations

The new lighting system also delivers advantages in terms of operational efficiency by providing valuable and accurate insights about operating time, energy consumption on individual or luminaire group level, resulting in better planning and enabling proactive and more efficient maintenance operations.

Scalable lighting solution

Because the system is going to incorporate future upgrades and is ready to be combined with various smart city applications, the new lighting system in Rogaland is also scalable and fully supports the ambition of the municipality to create and sustain smart cities.

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Intelligent and high quality lighting
in South Rogaland

The team

Municipality of Rogaland

Client

Lyse Elnett

Installer

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