The Catalan capital optimizes its lighting system
Since 2009 Barcelona has been striving to optimize the operational and environmental performance of its lighting infrastructure. The city rose to the challenge with the help of our computer-assisted maintenance software and remote lighting management system.
Barcelona rolled out a far-reaching plan to improve its street lighting. While the city’s 115,000 light fixtures were fulfilling their primary role, the city wanted to go a step further by:
Barcelona requested that our employees oversee about a third of the city’s lighting installations. Today our systems illuminate the Ciutat Vella, Eixample , and Sants-Montjuïc districts with about 45,000 light fixtures.
We successfully optimized Barcelona’s street lighting operation through:
To achieve high environmental performance, the city of Barcelona also uses Luxicom® remote lighting management software. Luxicom® helps the city:
And, as part of our commitment to reducing the environmental impact of our day-to-day operations, we use vehicles that run on clean energy.
In a drive to promote sustainable development, the Spanish government has launched a country-wide investment program (FEESL). This program helped Barcelona install more efficient, more attractive lighting on Montjuïc, the city’s emblematic hill. Citelum is leading this project, which will ultimately: