Elected officials laud grant for LED streetlight conversion program in Burlington Press Release

BOSTON – Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) and Representative Ken Gordon (D-Bedford) applauded the announcement that Burlington had been awarded $115,248 from the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) grant as part of the Rapid LED Streetlight Conversion Program.

“I am thrilled that our community has been awarded this grant to help convert traditional streetlights to LED technology,” said Senator Cindy Friedman. “Burlington will have the opportunity to take an important step toward meeting our state’s Global Warming Solutions Act emissions reduction goals while also decreasing electric bill costs for residents.”

“This is a great example of the state and municipalities working together to reduce energy costs, address climate change, and make Burlington a safer community to live and to work in,” said Representative Ken Gordon.

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