Upgrading street lights in Lahore to energy Efficient LEDs


The Government of Punjab aims to explore the option of replacement of the conventional Sodium and Mercury Vapour based road lights with energy efficient LED Street / Road lights in the city of Lahore which shall not only provide the energy savings but shall also reduce the operation and maintenance cost due to maintenance-free operational lifespan of LED lights.




Proposal Type


Estimated Cost

PKR 2,968 million

Concession Period

15 Years

Concerned/Sponsoring Agency

  • Lahore Development Authority (LDA) 
  • Traffic Engineering and Planning Agency (TEPA)

Current Status

Project proposal under preparation. 


Salient Features

  • Out of total 73,503, 29,726 conventional lights shall be replaced with energy efficient, state of the art LED road/street/flood lights in the first phase.
  • Approximate load reduction: 3.1 MW
  • Annual saving of electrical energy: 13.39 GWH

Role of Government Agency

Obtaining necessary NOCs and permissions

Role of Private Party

Design, Build, Finance, Operate, Maintain and Transfer Back to Government