The Public Lighting Authority of Detroit

Our mission is to improve, modernize and maintain the street lighting system in Detroit.

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Public Lighting Authority achieves major milestones

DETROIT – The Public Lighting Authority of Detroit (PLA) achieved two major milestones Tuesday in its mission to relight Detroit:

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  • it has installed its 10,000th new LED street light and
  • it has closed on the $185 million bond issue that will finance the relighting of Detroit.....read more

Detroit streetlight repairs ahead of schedule

Detroit is ahead of schedule in fixing miles of broken streetlights, a visual emblem of the city’s decades-long decline that seemed to be reinforced Tuesday by a sudden power outage that doused all traffic lights and darkened public buildings for several hours

(Photo: Kimberly P. Mitchell Detroit Free Press)

The annual electric bill for all streetlights in Detroit is projected to drop to $3.4 million ....read more