If you've no account register here first time
User Name :
User Email :
Password :

Login Now

FL Billboard Retrofits Powered by Renewable Energy

More than 1,000 billboards in Florida are being converted to renewable energy in an effort to boost the state’s awareness of clean power. The $12.5-million project includes the installation of 1,370 individual solar or wind power systems that will return power to the electrical grid.

The project, contracted to Lamar Advertising, will install a total of one megawatt of renewable energy generation on billboards along interstates and major thoroughfares for the greatest public exposure.

The project is funded by a $2.5-million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy and $10 million from Lamar Advertising. The project is set for completion in 2012.

Lamar Advertising also is sponsoring Renewable Florida, a Web-based clearinghouse to help Floridians find the most cost-efficient ways of maximizing renewable energy.

Over the past few years, major corporations including Coke and PG&E have been converting their billboards to clean energy.

Video: Expense & Data Management for Complex Payables
Sponsored By: Ecova, Inc.

Practical Guide to Transforming Energy Data into Better Buildings
Sponsored By: Lucid

Approaches to Managing EHS&S Data
Sponsored By: Enablon

Leveraging EHS Software in Support of Culture Changes
Sponsored By: VelocityEHS


One thought on “FL Billboard Retrofits Powered by Renewable Energy

  1. really a commendable initiative. however, i wonder whether there is some mistake in the figures. project cost at $12 million for one mw for wind is quite high. does it include cost of setting up bill boards and other charges?

Leave a Comment