ITRI expressed, the LED intelligent Street Lights can use information communication technology and sensing network technology to monitor the streetlights status. The functions contain such as “Real-time surveillance”, “fail safe report”, “scheduling and dimming”.
When the light becomes unstable or error, the system will report the situation and the location immediately to inform the maintainers. In order to save the power, the scheduling function also can dim during the low traffic at night.
LED is more expensive but save 40% to 50% power. As installed in the future expansion of Taiwan street, it will save 360 million kWh per year.
Reference: Chinatime News