PLANet System to Manage Birmingham's Street Lighting

Telensa has announced that Amey has chosen its PLANet system to support the 25 year, 2.7bn Birmingham Highways maintenance and management service. Telensa's initial five-year contract is worth 4m.

The Highways partnership between Amey and Birmingham City Council is responsible for nearly 100,000 streetlights as well as roads, bridges and tunnels. PLANet will be used on all new and existing streetlights to control their switching and dimming; it will also monitor the performance of each light on a daily basis. From Amey's operations centre, Telensa'sPLANet system communicates with all the lights using advanced wireless technology.

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