Progress on Attempts to Reduce Energy Consumption Used for Road Illumination
Authors: Olaoluwa Akinshipe, Clinton Aigbavboa
Abstract: Street lighting has become cheaper, more efficient, and easier to maintain due to the quality of research within this field.This report provides an exploratory account of the importance of an energy-efficient system suitable for highways and regular streets. Also, it evaluates the need for further research in the field of road lighting.The paper uses data sources from various geographical locations, including; South Africa, the United States and the Netherlands. This approach is adopted to discover a broader perspective of the constraints and methodologies employed to solve the same or similar problem, as results vary over different geographical locations worldwide.Judging by the amount of money spent, a typical home spends approximately 15% of its total electricity consumption on lighting. This makes the type of technology used for illumination to become increasingly essential. The introduction of energy-efficient Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) has made it much easier to shrink these consumption numbers. Considering all this in perspective, Artificial Intelligence may need to be widely adopted to reduce these numbers further.
Keywords: Energy, LED, IOT, Energy Efficient
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