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Description

Main Goal: 10 Million Smart Lampposts across EU Cities 

Context

The “Humble Lamppost” serves as an excellent quick win for any city to include in their plans, with a sound ROI.

There are 60-90 million lampposts across Europe; 75% of which are more than 25 years old. They consume between 20 and 50% of a city’s energy budget. A single digit percentage of them use high efficiently (LED) lamps. An upgrade to LED can save 50-70% of energy costs – that’s ~€2 billion at an EU-wide level; as well as 50% of the maintenance costs. 

A Dozen things to do with a Lamppost that has nothing to with light 

The target is a modest 10 million (~14% of the EU total). This will deliver energy and operational budget savings; more control over, and better, lighting – that means increased safety and less frustrated residents. In addition, the initiative will exploit this city-wide infrastructure to deliver new value-added services: i.e. multi-purpose the asset to increase savings; deliver better services; and offer additional revenue potential for cities. This provides a compelling financial case to act, and opens the opportunity to multi-purpose the lamppost to provide smart services.

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Status and Forward Plans 

We are developing an open affordable component-based smart city solution that offers tangible value and enables other smart city initiatives; delivered collaboratively between cities, Industry Standards Bodies, and Investors in order to speed market adoption. 

Ideally advancement will be made in collaborative City-Clusters with sufficient scale locally, working together around common solutions on a pan-EU basis. And working with the SCC01s.

The latest practical roadmap - a 20 point plan as output from the June Action Cluster event - can be viewed below 

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To know more...

Contact us at integratedinfrastructures@eu-smartcities.eu

 

Documents

Humble Lamppost Infographic
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(703.94 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Leadership Guide
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(1.38 MB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Initiative Overview
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(617.2 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Management Framework
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(464.58 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost | 7-points action plan
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(542.83 KB - PDF)
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The Humble Lamppost - General Assembly 2017 Breakfast Outcome
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(890.61 KB - PDF)
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Integrated Infrastructure & Processes Knowledge Wall Presentation
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(1.07 MB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 10/02/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(494.52 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 10/03/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(222.29 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 17/03/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(515.9 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 30/03/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(472.54 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 27/04/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(494.95 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Meeting Minutes – 24/05/17 | Integrated Infrastructure & Processes
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(382.17 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Survey Insight Paper
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(1.17 MB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Infographic
English
(286.54 KB - PDF)
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Humble Lamppost Knowledge Wall Poster
English
(883.69 KB - PDF)
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EIP- SCC General Assembly ‘Shape’ Table Discussions: Humble Lamppost (HLpost)
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(581.05 KB - PDF)
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Management

Graham Colclough
Initiative Lead
Feilim O'Connor
European Commission Official