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Member States to include specifications for total lifetime costs for public lighting in public procurement

Indicator Status Evidence
Are there national specifications public procurement for energy efficient lighting, through implementation of the Directive 2006/32/EC? Yes Yes, through Royal Decree 1890/2008, of energy efficiency for lighting faciities (Official Journal of November 19, 2008 (
Are there pilot actions on energy efficient technologies (regarding lighting installations)? Yes Yes. IDAE (Institute for the Diversification and Saving of Energy) has carried out pilot projects involving the implementation of RD 1890/2008 trough companies specialized in energy-saving services. Those projects have been carried out in the towns of Alcorcón and Soto del Real (Madrid).
Do specifications for public procurement of lighting installations using Life-Cycle Costing methodology exist? No Not directly. The specifications of RD 1890/2008 are related to the quality of lighting. As a consequence, those specifications may trigger requirements related tot life-cycle costing methodology.

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