Billion Electric announced that it is in a strategic partnership with numerous LED streetlight vendors to deploy its Smart Streetlight Control Solution (LCMS) for a city-wide street light infrastructure project, providing automatic dimming and energy saving controls based on environmental illumination, motion, and regional sunrise and sunset schedules. Billion is in collaboration with the Bureau of Energy, Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs to expand its system capacity controlling up to 6,000 streetlights for a freeway project.
Billion LCMS successfully manages over 412 street lights at four different street sites that are approximately 20km long. The smart street light project done by Billion is the largest urban installation in Taiwan that connects street lights with IoT (Internet of Things), highlighting centralized asset management, streetlight failure notification, and enhanced public security.
Unlike other ZigBee and GSM solutions, Billion LCMS utilizes the BPL (Broadband Power-Line) technology to overcome signal instability, elongated installation, and system inflexibility. Billion LCMS provides a strong integration flexibility that can be adopted by international LED streetlight partners who wish to invest their lighting fixtures in bidding for national smart street light tenders. For 412 street lights projects in Taipei, Billion has achieved an average of 78% decrease in utility consumption and CO2 emission while delivering a faster payback period.
“LED lighting market is extremely competitive and saturated with a few dominate LED lighting companies. We are excited to see that international LED lighting vendors can leverage our technology to impose system values onto their LED commodities. We can also help the cities around the world to modernize their street light infrastructure to lower operational maintenance costs, maximize energy efficiency and to enhance citizen safety through the open networking platform. Taipei is now given an upgrade on its public infrastructure and taking a step forward in building an intelligent, well-connect city,” remarked Martin Chang, Product Manager of Billion Electric.
About Billion Electric
Billion Electric Co. Ltd. (taiex: 3027) is the largest LED power and energy management solutions provider in the Asia-Pacific. We sustain life and the environment through combing the strength of power and ICT technologies to enable innovative, sustainable technologies. Billion’s over 1,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximize values for our current and future customers.