Enel Sole and Endesa have halved energy consumption in nine Spanish cities, benefitting the more than 160,000 inhabitants of Mérida, Bollullos de la Mitación, Castro del Río, Rincón de la Victoria, Muro de Alcoy, Los Alcázares, Fuente Álamo, Abarán and Mora de Ebro through the Enel Group's high-efficiency public lighting.
Overall, 44,238 street lights have been replaced with a total of 5,924 Archilede and Archilede High Performance lights, cutting annual carbon dioxideemissions by 3,934 tonnes, reducing electricity consumption of each city and creating new jobs for the installation and maintenance of the lights, contributing to development of the area and offering stimulus to local small and medium businesses.
Enel Sole's LED devices improve lighting quality, reduce energy consumption and are highly reliable. The installation of highly efficient lights and smart monitoring systems on each device, which enable the management of each individual light.
This type of initiative enables local governments to increase energy efficiency, reduce CO2 emissions and increase the reliability of street lighting, as breakdowns can e identified in real time.
Each project is monitored by the Endesa's Smart Grid Service Centre in Seville, which manages and monitors the high-efficiency lighting and electric vehicles networks that have been installed up to now in Spain. In 2013 Enel Sole lighted three sites of the city's Real Alcázar Monumental Complex: Patio de Banderas, Palacio del Rey Don Pedro and Patio de las Doncellas.