It was announced on Wednesday that New York City will be participating in a test program to install new LED streetlamps around town. Lighting design group the Office For Visual Interaction has created a super efficient, good looking lamp that could be a huge boost for both the city’s bottom line, and the visual landscape. Only six of these high tech green beauties will be rolled out at first, but hopefully all 300,000 will be replaced in the future.

The New York Times reports:

L.E.D.’s can last more than 50,000 hours, obviating the need to have workers change the lights. (Insert your own bulb-changing joke here.)

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