x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

Abu Dhabi to cut costs by 40% with energy-saving lights

A new public lighting system for Abu Dhabi City will cut costs by up to 40 per cent over the next 20 years.

A new public lighting system for Abu Dhabi City will cut costs by up to 40 per cent over the next 20 years, according to the Department of Municipal Affairs.

The system was displayed at the World Future Energy Summit, held in the capital last week.

The stand welcomed a good turnout of visitors, the civic body said, including several school groups.

Also on show was a new power-management project for the city's buildings, which aims to reduce electricity use by 22 per cent and water by 9 per cent.

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