LED public street lighting of Florence
The public street lighting of Florence has its roots in 1966 when the devastating flood hit the city. AEC was chosen for the first time to provide the new decorative street lighting, in particular of the Arno river and the famous streets of the historic center. Fifty-two years later, the company has evolved hand in hand with the Florentine reality, returning to illuminate the birthplace of the Renaissance with new LED technology solutions. The important energy efficiency project in Florence carried out by AEC provided for the supply of 30,000 lighting fixtures after winning the tender held by Silfi Spa, the public utility company that manages the city’s public lighting. Thanks to the new LED light, the objectives of energy efficiency, increased road safety and maintenance of the original colours of the historic center have been achieved.
Reduction of energy consumption, maintenance and optimization of light thanks to automatic lighting adjustment.
LED sources with uniform luminous flux emission throughout the area for a reduction in shadow areas and increased visual comfort.
The numbers of the project
The LED public street lighting of Florence is certainly one of the symbolic interventions of AEC Illuminazione. From the first supply in 1966 following the flood to the last modernization intervention with LED technology fixtures. The supply of LED lighting fixtures by AEC gave new light to the city, enhancing the artistic peculiarities of the Renaissance and achieving energy-saving objectives.
Number of LED luminaires installed
Savings in Euros
Millions of Euros saved by the city
Reduction of electricity consumption
Reduction of CO2 emission
Tons of CO2 produced less every year
A great project of cultural value
The LED public street lighting of Florence is certainly one of the most important public lighting projects carried out by AEC which has contributed to increasing the attractiveness of the city for citizens and tourists. The supply of the new lighting fixtures made it possible to give new light to the city, enhancing the architectural peculiarities of the center and enhancing the pedestrian areas of cultural interest.
Thanks to the high colour rendering index LED sources, the streets of the center and the historic buildings of Florence have been enhanced and restored to their natural colour.
The new LED lighting in Florence has helped to increase the reputation and attractiveness of the city, becoming a point of reference for people.
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