Norway's auto-dimming street lights brighten for cars

Along a five-mile stretch of a highway near Hole, Norway, outside of Oslo, LED lights dim to 20 percent when no cars are in area. When a car drives by, the lights turn to 100 per cent. [Read More]

Summary… * Machine-Made


Norway has installed auto-dimming street lights in parts of the country in hopes of decreasing its carbon footprint.
Along a five-mile stretch of a highway near Hole, Norway, outside of Oslo, LED lights dim to 20 percent when no cars, bikes or pedestrians are in the area.
After the car passes, the lights return to 20 per cent to save energy when they're not needed.
Along a five-mile stretch of a highway near Hole, Norway, outside of Oslo, LED lights dim to 20 percent when no cars are in area.
Using LED lights helps reduce CO2 emissions by using less power compared to halogen and fluorescent sources.

Opinion… * Man-Made


Norway is testing auto-dimming street lamps; these lights get brighter only as traffic approaches and then return to 20% power. This will help reduce the country’s carbon footprint and light pollution, while maintaining road safety. #Energy #IoT #Trend

Source: Mail Online