Street lamps in Scotland could switch to 100% low-energy bulbs

Every street light in Scotland could be fitted with low-energy LED bulbs as part of ambitious plans to cut CO2 emissions, ministers said on Thursday, reports The Guardian.

The Scottish government unveiled proposals for the green investment bank (GIB) to fund the Scotland-wide LED lighting programme as part of a £500m package of climate and green energy measures .

Richard Lochhead, the Scottish environment secretary, said that the investment quango the Scottish Futures Trust had estimated that investing about £350m in low-carbon measures could cut energy bills by £900m.

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