FOI Request - Street Lighting

Request 101001373513

1. How many street lights is your council responsible for?

2. Does your council switch-off street lights for whole time during the night? If so, how many lights are switched off?

3. Does your council switch-off street lights for a period of time during the night? If so, how many lights are switched off?

4. Does your council dim street lights for a period of time during the night? If so, how many lights are dimmed?

5. Is your council planning to switch off or dim street lights in the future?

Response 07-12-2016

1. We are responsible for approximately 17,792 street lights.

2. No, Moray Council do not switch lights off for a whole time during the night.

3. No, Moray Council do not switch off street lights for a period of time during the night.

4. Yes, Moray Council dim the street lights from 00:00 – 06:00. So far we have 2,293 street lights that are dimmed.

5. We are currently in the process of completing a 5 year contract to replace all existing lanterns with new LED ones and we will continue to dim lanterns where possible in this program.

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