By Cathy Elelman • 06 July 2020 • 12:21
SUSTAINABLE ENERGY : The new LED lights run on solar power
CREDIT: Ayuntmiento de Adra
LIGHTS have gone green in various points in Adra town and outlying districts.
Adra council has installed more than 30 new LED street lights powered by solar energy.
The local authority said the move means more sustainable, but also better, lighting.
“We are improving illumination in zones in which it is very complicated to reach via the electricity network, but where there are small residential nucleus”, explained Adra Municipal Services councillor Francisco Lopez.
“Hence we have gone for installing LED lighting, but which functions through solar energy, meaning electrical cables are not necessary and we are promoting clean energy.”
The council said the initiative illustrates the administration’s commitment to “preserving the planet and protecting the environment, as well as the permanent improvement of public services.”
So far this year Adra council has installed more than 1,000 LED lights in areas around the municipality and in municipal buildings.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
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