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Who pays the electric bill for the street lights in Wilmington?

Ken Little
StarNews
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Street lights at the corner of 16th and Greenfield streets. (StarNews file photo)

Ultimately, the taxpayer.

According to city of Wilmington spokeswoman Malissa Talbert, the city’s annual energy cost for providing 9,289 streetlights during fiscal year 2010-11 was $1,286,505.78.

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One Response to “ Who pays the electric bill for the street lights in Wilmington?”

  1. On September 18, 2011 at 5:16 pm Lee wrote:

    Just curious but has the city started switching out the street lights to the newer led types? That could save some money in the long run.



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