Glasgow switches to LED street lights with green loan

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Scottish city first to sign up to new Green Investment Bank scheme to finance local authority energy efficiency projects

Glasgow City Council has become the first local authority to switch to low energy street lights through a new loan scheme from the Green Investment Bank (GIB). The city plans to convert its 70,000 streetlights...

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