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City Member

Tartu,
(Estonia)

Tartu Estonia

GENERAL PRESENTATION

Tartu (98 480 inhabitants) is the second largest city of Estonia. Lying 185 kilometres south of Tallinn, it is also the centre of Southern Estonia. The Emajõgi River, which connects the two largest lakes of Estonia, flows for the length of 10 kilometres within the city limits and adds colour to the city.

 

PUBLIC LIGHTING MANAGEMENT

The municipality is responsible for

  • street lighting
  • decorative and architectural lighting
  • lighting for sports facilities
  • festive lighting
  • lighting for parks, kindergardens and schools
  • outdoor and indoor lighting of builds owned by the municipality

3- years agreements on maintenance of public lighting. One public lighting expert works at the City Government whose responsibility is to overall the public lighting (incl. festive lighting).

 

LIGHTING STRATEGY

Lighting master plan

Some recently implemented lighting projects

  • Reconstruction of street lighting – 1st phase 470 predimmed LED lights in main streets
  • Reconstruction of street lighting – 2nd phase 480 radiocontrolled LED lights in main streets

Perspectives for the future

The main purpose is to develop a LED lighting and a smart street lighting system.

 

LIGHTING FACTS AND FIGURES

  • Number of lighting points:
  • Total power used for public lighting (kW):

Camembert Tartu

MORE INFORMATION

 http://www.tartu.ee/