The Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality has chosen a solution from Aura Light

 

The Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality has chosen a solution from Aura Light consisting of Long Life compact fluorescent lamps and luminaries with patented reflector system from Envirolight. This will give the municipality an energy saving of about nine million Euros.

 

 

The Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality, with over one million inhabitants is a leading municipality in energy efficiency in South Africa. It is also the only metropolitan municipality in the world that has been authorized to be named after Nelson Mandela and includes the City of Port Elizabeth and the towns Uitenhage and Despatch. Apart from being a holiday destination in South Africa’s, Nelson Mandela Bay is also a major industrial area that includes two Ports and is the centre of the automotive manufacturing industry in Africa.

Long Life characteristics

The Nelson Mandela Bay metropolitan municipality has chosen a solution from Aura Light that consists of Long Life compact fluorescent lamps combined with luminaries with patented reflector system from Envirolight. The choice fell on Aura Light’s sustainable lighting, mainly because of the Long Life characteristics of the lamps. The long lifetime means that only a third of the replacements have to be done compared to standard products.

Saves nine million Euros

The solution gives the Nelson Mandela Bay energy- and maintenance costs savings of on average 600,000 Euros per year over 15 years, which gives a total energy saving of about nine million Euros. The value of the order is estimated at 2.5 million Euros and includes lamps, luminaries and storage.