Located on the South West coast of Norway, the City of Stavanger and its 130 000 inhabitants represent the country’s most densely populated municipality. Stavanger is the 4th largest city in Norway, known as the “Oil Capitol” since the oil industry is located here. The local authority has focus on being a healthy and sustainability city and has given priority to establish a strong green structure, where walk ways are an important part. Stavanger also underlines the importance of combining energy efficiency, urban design and public safety when it comes to upgrading of the lighting systems.
PUBLIC LIGHTING MANAGEMENT
The municipality is responsible for
- street lighting
- decorative and architectural lighting
- lighting for sports facilities
The municipality has an an agreement with Lyse, a municipal owned electricity supplier. Maintenance and building illuminations are outsourced activities.
We have a masterplan for part of our city center. It includes the lighting of the central square, the main church, the City Park and the houses around the inner harbor.
Some recently implemented lighting projects
Among recently implemented projects were:
- the lighting of the area around the Cathedral and the City Park
- the lighting of the Stavanger Forum, the exhibition area where the Norwegian oil exhibition is held
- the lighting of Lagårdskleiva bro, a bridge for pedestrians, will be finished this year
LIGHTING FACTS AND FIGURES
- Number of lighting points: 27 250
- Total power used for public lighting (kW): 14 500 000