header

City Member

Reykjavik,
(Iceland)

Reykjavik Iceland

GENERAL PRESENTATION

Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland is located in the southwest of Iceland. It is the economic, cultural and political hub of the country with a population of 121.230 within Reykjavík itself and over 208.751 when including the surrounding urban areas.  The total surface area of Reykjavík is 273 km².

 

PUBLIC LIGHTING MANAGEMENT

The municipality is responsible for

  • street lighting
  • decorative and architectural lighting
  • lighting for public buildings and sports facilities

The municipality has an agreement with OR, a municipality owned electricity supplier of power and maintenance.


LIGHTING STRATEGY

Lighting master plan

Reykjavik has a 30-year-old masterplan for part of the city centre but it is working on a new masterplan and it has to date measured over 50% of all street lighting in Reykjavík and collected data on its status.


Some recently implemented lighting projects
  • the renewing a part of the old lighting around city centre
  • the lighting of Borgartún a street close to city centre
  • the lighting of a path with motion sensors in a recreational green area

 

LIGHTING FACTS AND FIGURES

  • Number of lighting points: 25 000

 

reykjavik

 

 

 

More information: http://reykjavik.is/en