Energy sobriety.  In Paris, the lights on the Champs-Élysées will be turned off earlier

Energy sobriety. In Paris, the lights on the Champs-Élysées will be turned off earlier

The lights on Paris’ Champs-Élysées will be turned off two hours earlier each evening for the year-end celebrations. (©IP3 PRESS/MAXPPP)

Every year, the most beautiful classroom in the world is decorated with thousands of lights as the Christmas holidays approach. Worried about energy sobrietythe lights will turn off earlier than usual during the 2022 holiday season, the committee announced Champs-Elysées Tuesday, September 20 in a press release. The decision is added to the measures that already in this direction ch Paris.

The lighting will be on for a shorter time

Lighting and lights “will be significantly reduced this winter,” the committee said in a statement. The lights go out in 11:45 p.m for Christmas decorations, which is two hours earlier than usual. It will only last until January 2, 2022, for a total of six weeks instead of seven in previous years. We will make an exception on New Year’s Eve, December 24 and 31.

The committee also invites businessmen turn off windows and screens at 10 p.m. and from October 15 not to turn them on again until 7 a.m. “The duration of this energy sobriety plan will be extended as needed,” the statement said.

Expected savings of 44%.

“To avoid blackouts and lack of electricity this winter, the consequences of the war in Europe, the Champs-Élysées must participate collectively and in solidarity with the efforts required of the French,” explains the committee in its press release, while the city of Paris also presented on Tuesday, September 13 energy sobriety plan.

The Champs-Élysées Committee believes that these measures should make this possibleyou save 44% of energy consumption. “Lighting 2022 will only mobilize 13,176 kWh, i.e. the annual consumption of a household with 3/4 of the population, compared to 23,400 kWh in 2021,” he clarifies.

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