Lights of Hobart

Project Info

Team Members


Pooja , Ann , Yaseswini , Vignesh

Project Description


Our project topic is focused towards reducing the energy consumption in City of Hobart with maintaining the safety of public without lighting the empty streets. Also,
we would like to suggest some ideas towards the reduction in the usage of lights, in order to make way for dark skies!


#hobart #energy #lighting #darksky

Data Story


We aim to study the timings of parks to check the usage of lights; to understand the number of people living based on postcode; understanding the amount of energy used and renewable energy generated; understanding the Wattage of Lamps; understanding what type of lamps are used; understanding the costs of installation using all the mentioned datasets.


Evidence of Work

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Team DataSets

City of Hobart Street Lighting Costs

Description of Use To understand the installation costs

Data Set

Suburbs

Description of Use To match suburb name to their postcode

Data Set

City of Hobart Playground Location

Description of Use Study the timings of parks to check the usage of lights

Data Set

Population and Housing

Description of Use To understand the number of people living based on postcode.

Data Set

Energy Use and Generation

Description of Use Understanding the amount of energy used and renewable energy generated

Data Set

City of Hobart Lighting Assets

Description of Use Understanding the Wattage of Lamps

Data Set

City of Hobart Street Lighting Assets

Description of Use Understanding what type of lamps are used.

Data Set

Challenges

Smart lighting for efficiency and dark skies in Hobart

Cities spend millions every year lighting their streets. In an era of efficiency and emissions reductions there are smarter ways to maintain safety without lighting empty streets. We have the data. We want big ideas.

Go to Challenge | 3 teams have entered this challenge.