City of Portland, Maine

LED Street Lighting Upgrade and Smart Cities Project

The City of Portland, ME selected TEN via a highly competitive procurement process.

Project Goals:

Buy the city's streetlights from the local utility

Upgrade all street lights and pedestrian lights to highly-efficient LED fixtures

Reduce outages (and improve lighting quality) in every neighborhood in the city

Implement high-impact Smart Cities technologies (safety, quality of life, new services for residents)

Portland, Maine across a river

Customer Profile

Portland is the largest city in Maine - almost 500,000 residents call the greater Portland area home - with a rich history that dates back to the birth of our nation.

Portland has a thriving economy with an active port, a great workforce, and amazing recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike.

Technical Components

  • Upgraded over 6,000 streetlights to high efficiency LED fixtures

  • Upgraded ~700 historically-significant decorative fixtures

  • Designed and installed a lighting control system to provide state of the art capabilities now and for the future

  • Delivered a detailed, continuously-updated inventory of new assets, integrated into the City’s GIS system

  • Managed all aspects of the project including engineering, procurement, construction, and rebate application and administration

By the numbers


Project Cost


Guaranteed Utility Savings


In Positive Cash-Flow Contributions to the City’s Operating Budget


kWh Reduction of Annual Electricity Used


Tons CO₂ Annual Reductions

1501 Reedsdale St, Ste 401
Pittsburgh, PA 15233
800 North 3rd Street, Ste 203
Harrisburg, PA 17102
600 Germantown Pike, Ste 400
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