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February 3, 2012

Secretary Salazar, Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, the National Park Service and the Trust for the National Mall hosted a lighting ceremony to celebrate the installation of energy-efficient LED lights on the Mall. The LED lights, donated by OSRAM SYLVANIA and installed pro bono by Pepco, the electric utility that serves Washington, D.C., will reduce lighting energy use for the streetlamps by up to 65 percent.

  • Secretary of Energy Steven Chu (center) and Secretary Salazar (right) participate in a lighting ceremony featuring the newly-installed LED lights on the National Mall. Illuminating the Mall from 3rd to 15th Streets, the LED technology is expected to reduce lighting energy by up to 65 percent and provide a well-lit atmosphere to welcome the National Mall’s 25 million annual visitors. Tami A. Heilemann-Office of Communications
    Secretary Salazar and Secretary Chu
  • Secretary Salazar and Secretary Chu