CommunityAmerica CU To Finance Municipal Street Lights
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – CommunityAmerica CU has committed $5 million in private financing for street light retrofits, under a federal program that will install energy efficient street lights in 20 area communities.
The credit union funding will be used by the region’s Smart Lights Coalition along with $4 million of federal stimulus money awarded under the Department of Energy’s “Smart Lights for Smart Cities” program. The program is designed to test various street light technologies and vendors to gather information that will guide further adoption of efficient street lights.