In recent years, the rapid development of urban lighting, especially public institutions management facilities increases a lot, electricity consumption is growing fast. In 2007 the city's more than 400,000 public institutions management of the city illumination, while electricity consumption of about 300 million-kilowatt, exceeds the amount of social power consumption 0. 5%. To implement the national energy conservation policy, promote green lighting, building eco-city, the city issued the opinions on strengthening the work of comprehensive energy-saving urban lighting in Shenzhen proposed status of eight urban lighting energy-saving measures.
Measures including the replacement of street lighting. Street lighting, public places before the end of 2009 total phase-out of incandescent bulbs, inefficient mercury lamps and other lighting products, according to road class and situation, the replacement for high pressure sodium lamp, ceramic metal halide lamps, fluorescent lamps, electrodeless lamps, led lighting products, under the prerequisite of ensuring the lighting effect to reduce lighting power. Application of high efficiency energy-saving lamps by end of 2010 rate of 85% per cent, high efficiency and long life light source application rate of 85% per cent, energy saving ballasts application rate of 85% per cent. In accordance with the above objectives to develop annual plans, yearly replacement.
Meanwhile, in conditions promoting the road lamp at midnight, bilateral arrangement of each circuit in the side roads in less sparsely implemented after midnight across the lamp lights. The introduction of lights in the middle of the road check, improve the lighting situation, guarantee the lighting effect.