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Munich is one of the cities which, as part of the EU project Smarter Together running from 2016 until 2021, has already installed some intelligent lamp posts, equipped with energy saving LED-lights. Research aiming to increase energy saving in street lighting on a long-term basis is running at full speed and scientists at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have now developed a new, even more economical LED street light.

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