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Innovative Solutions to Reduce the Maintenance Cost of Public Lighting in Cities

Posted August 12, 2019

Enel believes that innovation is indivisible from sustainability and research of most effective and sustainable technologies requires a constant and focused effort. Enel is seeking solutions to reduce the cost of maintenance of public lighting systems.

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This Theoretical Challenge requires only a written proposal.


Enel would like to optimize the costs of construction, operation and maintenance of the street public lighting (intended as a complex system consisting of an electrical panel and its components, i.e. lines, supports, arms and lighting bodies). For this particular Challenge, the Solver should focus on technologies/best practices that can reduce maintenance costs or man-hours of maintenance activities.

Submissions will include a technical description of the technology/best practice and evidence of its ability to lower cost and/or man-hours on the maintenance of public Lighting Systems.

Submissions to this Challenge must be received by 11:59 PM (Central European Time) on September 20, 2019.

About the Seeker

Enel X is a global company with strong roots in the energy sector and an open strategy geared towards digitalisation, sustainability and innovation. Enel X uses a smart, simple and fast technologies to help our customers discover a new way of using energy, all over the world.

In order to provide the new solutions requested by customers and to be ready for the future, Enel X has structured its business line into four Global Product Lines – e-Industries, e-Mobility, e-Home, e-City.

Source: InnoCentive

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