New guidelines will accelerate public investment in climate-smart lighting

  The need for energy efficiency in public lighting is urgent if we are to achieve the set climate targets. In addition, public lighting can account for up to 30-50% […]

  Our growing community of lighting-related start-ups displayed an impressive range of innovations and services, at the latest event, in Greater Copenhagen. Facilitating the exchange of experiences and opportunities is […]

Citizen involvement key to successful public light replacement

  Albertslund recruited more than 50 local ‘light ambassadors’, representing landowners and housing associations, when launching a large-scale replacement project of public streetlighting. The municipality now shares their most valuable […]

The right light in schools improves academic performance

Our fully booked conference on Light Quality In Schools attracted 80 guests from across the lighting industry, cities and regions. The audience was given presentations on light impacts, light architecture, […]

  In Denmark alone there are around 1.000.000 lighting points, of which only 20-30% are LED-based, and out of those fewer still carry sensors. The potential for applying energysaving measures […]

New advisory board to raise the bar for lighting standards in Greater Copenhagen

The Lighting Metropolis initiative, to accelerate the shift to modern lighting technology across the region, also provides a major opportunity to update the criteria that cities set out in their […]

Five consulting firms in Sweden and Denmark have won an EU procurement totaling 13 MSEK to help municipalities and regions accelerate the transition to energy-saving LED of high quality in […]

After the success of Danish DOLL, comes Swedish SILL

  Denmark has DOLL, Europe’s largest test and demonstration area for smart outdoor lighting. Sweden is now planning to launch SILL; the equivalent for indoor lighting, in Lund. Together they […]

Greater Copenhagen’s new community for lighting startups has officially launched, at a kickoff event in Malmö. The startups pitched their diverse and unique range of expertise, products and services to our […]

  Gate 21, the project organisation for green growth, has on behalf of Lighting Metropolis partners published an EU-tender that aims to create a new generation of lighting consultancy service […]

  Consultant in Sweden & Denmark are hereby invited to information meetings, arranged by Gate 21 & Innovation Skåne, ahead of an upcoming tender for framework agreements for advice on […]

How cities in Greater Copenhagen plan to create common framework for LED-replacement

  As cities and regions around the globe plan how to replace their old lighting infrastructure with LED, many will feel overwhelmed by the increasingly complex task at hand. Lighting […]

PRESS RELEASE: Green light for new Lighting Metropolis project

A new lighting project will lead to energy savings in the region corresponding to the annual energy consumption of around 1800 households. Only one fifth of the public lighting in […]

The mayor of Albertslund, Steen Christiansen; came out to play last night with the pupils from year 8 and 9 from Herstedlund school, when the interactive sound & light was […]

In the last couple of weeks, LED lights have been set on Svebølle Skole’s facade and concrete bench, some of which have built-in LED lights. The installations will be used […]

The first ever instalment of the Metropolis: by Light conference has now been held in Malmö, and we would like to reach out to each one of you who contributed […]

The Capital Region has officially opened its new and state-of-the-art center  for patients with eating disorders, featuring integrated dynamic lighting as part of a research trial. At the forefront of […]

  The new and interactive bicycle path in the City of Roskilde has now been officially opened to the public, with the aim to attract more visitors to the creative quarter […]

Research, conducted by Lund University, provides new and important complementary tools for decision makers, to assess pedestrians perceptions before making major investments in outdoor lighting. As one of the key […]